Employment

 

The Florida Aquarium is committed to creating a positive, challenging and rewarding work experience for all of our staff. We value creativity, innovation and fun in our everyday work. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and strive for diversity in all positions throughout the organization.

 Florida Aquarium Careers

Our policy is to accept applications only for specific job vacancies as posted. You may mail or email a copy of your resume along with a letter of introduction stating the position you are applying for to the address listed below.

 

Our mailing address:

ATTN: Human Resources
The Florida Aquarium, Inc.
701 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602

 

To apply for a position do any of the following:
  • Email your resume to hr@flaquarium.org
  • Fax your resume to (813) 273-4161
  • Apply in person

All applications and resumes are maintained on file for six months. We are a Drug-Free Workplace and an EOE.

 

Current Job Openings


Safety & Security Officer

The Florida Aquarium is currently accepting applications for 2 Part-Time Security Officer positions for the second shift (4pm-12am)

Job duties include but not limited to:  Ensuring the safety of the guests and personnel; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry; assisting with the School Group Entrance and ensuring quality customer service delivery.
Security license not required.  The Florida Aquarium is monitored by security 24 hours a day.  
Must be available weekends and holidays.  Pay rate is $8.75 an hour.
To apply, email resume to hr@flaquarium.org, fax to 813.273.4161 or apply in person at 701 Channelside Dr. Tampa, FL 33602
EOE And Drug-Free workplace

 

Part-Time Explore-A-Shore Associate

Join our team of exceptional customer service associates working in our children’s outdoor water play area.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to: monitoring the area ensuring safety standards; cleanliness and readiness of the area; assisting the admissions team; activities for children during high peak times; other duties, as assigned.  Must be flexible with schedules, including days and some evenings; M-F availability preferred, with weekends and holidays, as needed.  Prior experience with children and excellent customer service skills are needed. Pay rate is $8.50 an hour.
To apply, email resume to hr@flaquarium.org, fax to 813.273.4161 or apply in person at 701 Channelside Dr. Tampa, FL 33602
EOE And Drug-Free workplace
 

Part-Time Admissions Associates

The Florida Aquarium in Tampa seeks dynamic and customer service focused individuals to participate in the daily operation of the admissions, ticketing, and parking lot areas.  Cash handling and computer controlled ticketing/attraction experience preferred.  Must be flexible with schedules and be able to work weekends and holidays.  We are currently hiring for two open positions. Pay rate is $8.25 an hour. 
To apply, email resume to hr@flaquarium.org, fax to 813.273.4161 or apply in person at 701 Channelside Dr. Tampa, FL 33602
EOE And Drug-Free workplace

Part-Time Birthday Party Host

If you like celebrating birthdays, then be part of our birthday party staff.  We are looking for candidates who enjoy working with children and possess solid customer service skills.  This position is responsible for the delivery of birthday parties.  Stocks and prepares materials and supplies for upcoming scheduled birthday parties.  This person ensures that all programs presented are effective and meet or exceed the needs/expectations of the customer.  Assist in the creation and implementation of new birthday party offerings.  This position requires animal handling to include reptiles and small mammals. Position schedule is primarily weekends.
Qualifications:  Prior experience working with children in a formal and/or informal setting; good customer service skills.  Animal handling experience is a plus.
Pay rate is $8.25 and hour. 
To apply, email resume to hr@flaquarium.org, fax to 813.273.4161 or apply in person at 701 Channelside Dr. Tampa, FL 33602
EOE And Drug-Free workplace