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


Environmental Services Floor Technician

The Florida Aquarium is currently accepting applications for Environmental Services Floor Technicians.
Candidates must demonstrate their ability to use floor cleaning machines; position is responsible for maintaining carpet, tile and floors; for keeping all areas of the aquarium clean, to include restrooms, lobby, guest areas, offices, parking lot and other assigned areas.
Work hours are 4pm-12am, but applicants must be flexible with their work schedule and available weekends and holidays. Pay rate is $8.75 an hour. Benefits offered after successful completion of 90 days.
To apply, email resume to hr@flaquarium.org, fax to 813.273.4161 or apply in person at 701 Channelside Dr. Tampa, FL 33602.
The Florida Aquarium is an EOE And Drug-Free workplace.
 

Part-Time Admission Associates

The Florida Aquarium in Tampa seeks a dynamic and customer service focused individual to participate in the daily operation of the admissions, ticketing and parking lot areas. Computer controlled ticketing and attraction experience preferred.  Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
Pay rate is $8.50 an hour.
The Florida Aquarium is an EOE and Drug-Free workplace.
 

Exhibit Designer

The Florida Aquarium seeks a dynamic and self-motivated team player for our Exhibit Design department. This position is responsible for creating graphics that are part of an engaging visitor experience. The position involves teamwork to develop preliminary design concepts for all 3-D and 2-D elements. The individual will also work independently and be responsible for all aspects and details of assigned projects. 
Education Requirements and Technical Skills: Minimum three years experience as an exhibit / graphic designer practicing the principles, and procedures of design and production of exhibit experiences; Bachelor degree in design or related field OR at least 5 years work experience in environmental design, art, graphic production or desktop publishing; Strong technical and design ability in a Mac environment: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Sketch-Up and Premiere Pro.  Traditional art skills, illustration, photography, etc. are a plus.    
Benefits offered after successful completion of 90 days.
Submit resume and salary requirements with samples to hr@flaquarium.org or fax to 813.273.4161. Samples will not be returned.  
The Florida Aquarium is an EOE and Drug-Free workplace.
 

Special Events Hosts

The Florida Aquarium is hiring individuals with positive attitudes and an overall fun demeanor for working with children and guests. These positions will be responsible for working with volunteers and our education department in proactively engaging guests and facilitating activities assigned with our 20th anniversary celebration. Candidates will assist in pre-opening preparation, leading engaging crafts and hosting other fun activities with guests of all ages. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. Positions are part- time from March 1st through August 31st.
Experience working with children and in customer service positions preferred.
Salary is $8.50 per hour.
The Florida Aquarium is an EOE and Drug-Free workplace.