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.

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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:


 

Guest Engagement Facilitator

The Florida Aquarium's Education department is currently accepting applications for a part-time Guest Engagement Facilitator.
This position is responsible for the instruction of educational public programs focusing on Florida’s ecosystems in all areas of the aquarium including touch tanks, exhibit talks, gallery walks, animal encounters and activity carts and ensuring that all programming presented is engaging, innovative and effective, as determined by evaluation, and in direct support of the mission of
The Florida Aquarium.
Requirements:
Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Education, Biology or related discipline (Associates degree working towards Bachelor’s accepted also) or related work experience, teaching and/or public speaking experience preferred.
Please send you resume to hr@flaquarium.org or apply in person at 701 Channelside Drive, 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: 8.50
Please send you resume to hr@flaquarium.org or apply in person at 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL., 33602.    
The Florida Aquarium is an EOE and Drug-Free workplace.

Event Sales Manager

The Florida Aquarium is growing and seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated member of our Sales Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for generating and pursuing qualified sales leads for all markets including corporate, convention, social, wedding and picnic. Sales contracts, sales activity reporting, budgets and revenue analysis required as part of weekly duties. College degree and minimum 3 years hospitality sales experience required. Prefer someone with corporate and convention business experience and networks. Working in a startup Sales Team and Bilingual is a plus.
Please send you resume to hr@flaquarium.org or apply in person at 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL., 33602.    
The Florida Aquarium is an EOE and Drug-Free workplace.

 

Education Coordinator

The Florida Aquarium’s Education Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time Education Coordinator.
Position is responsible for the development and daily management of youth programs including, but not limited to,birthday parties, sleepovers and educational grants.  Ensures that all programs are innovative and effective and in direct support of the purpose/vision mission/values of The Florida Aquarium.  Maintains relationships with outside partners for programming and maintains accurate expense records for reporting purposes.  Oversees budgets and materials.  Trains and oversees lead party host, sleepover staff, volunteers and interns. Designs and implements training for staff.
Teaches school and community programs.
Requirements:
A degree in life sciences, education or related field, and a minimum of two years management experience is preferred.  Must have teaching and curriculum development in an informal setting and the demonstrated ability to manage, organize and plan large programs.
Benefits offered upon completion of ninety day probationary period.
Please send your resume to hr@flaquarium.org or apply in person at 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602.
The Florida Aquarium is an EOE and Drug-Free workplace.