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Aquarium Aide

at Tri-State Staffing, INC. in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

June to September 32-40 hours a week including weekends beginning early June for training. $17/hr with a minimum age of 18. Housing in Boothbay is available. Education & Experience: Associate or Bachelor degree, or working towards degree in biology, marine science, education, or related field preferred. High school diploma or GED certificate accepted with prior experience in a similar position. Aquarium Aides provide informative experiences and interactions for Aquarium visitors. They educate on a variety of topics, such as Aquarium exhibits, Dept. of Marine Resources research, Gulf of Maine ecosystem, climate change, and community science. This includes: • Daily set-up, closing, and cleaning procedures • Provide talks within exhibit space, scheduled presentations, behind the scenes tours, outreach events, etc. • Ensure animal welfare and public safety • Staff admissions desk and sell tickets • Conduct tank maintenance, feed animals, maintain accurate logs, and observe animal behavior as needed • Maintain clean, organized public areas including outside exhibits, restrooms, and grounds • Perform other duties as assigned
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Job Posting: 1042572

Posted On: Feb 13, 2024

Updated On: Mar 08, 2024

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