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.
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.
Call Our Job Line: (813) 273-4021
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ATTN: Human Resources
The Florida Aquarium, Inc.
701 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
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Current Job Openings
Vice President of Biological Operations
The Florida Aquarium seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated and mission focused person to fulfill our senior management position. Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President of Biological Operations will be responsible for leading and directing the Biological Operations groups: Husbandry, Animal Health, Animal Programs, Dive Operations and Horticulture. The Vice President will lead the advancement of our conservation and research efforts. Responsibilities also include developing the biological operations strategic plan to align with organizational goals, exhibit development/expansion and establishing and developing partnerships with organizations that support and advance the Aquarium's mission and vision.
Minimum qualifications: Ten years ‘experience with five years at a senior management level; four year degree in biology , masters or PHD preferred; demonstrated knowledge of and proven leadership in the critical components of a Biological Operations department and strong leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
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