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 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. Responsible for monitoring the area ensuring safety standards are enforced. Inspect all areas to insure cleanliness and readiness for guest arrival. Must be outgoing, friendly and flexible with days worked. Prior experience working with children a plus.
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
 

Senior Dive Master

Come join the Florida Aquarium's Dive Team!
We are currently accepting applications for a Senior Dive Master.
Responsible for performing all interpretive educational dive programs to include Dive Interpretative (DIP) programs and Guest Dive Experience programs (GDE).  Ensure that all programming presented is engaging, innovative and effective, as determined by evaluation, and in direct support of the mission of The Florida Aquarium.  Conduct the GDE programs, Dive with the Sharks (DWS) and Swim with the Fish (SWTF), with a priority on guest safety, customer service and a quality, educational experience.  Perform functions of safety diver and greeter in a rotational capacity.  Act as the daily supervisor on weekends and when appointed.  Direct Supervisor for Part Time and Weekend Dive Masters.  Assist the Manager of Dive Operations in evaluating the public dive programs (GDE and DIP) on a daily basis.  Support scientific diving in the field as necessary (collecting, research, projects, etc.).
Pay rate is $11.50 per hour.  Benefits offered upon successful completion of ninety day period.
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