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Full-time aquarist position now available at SeaWorld Florida

By Johnathan Carvallo - Posted Sep 13, 2011 06:25 PM
The folks at SeaWorld Florida are now searching for a full-time aquarist to perform tasks in the zoological department at the massive public aquarium and theme park in Orlando.

SeaWorld is looking to staff a full-time aquarist to perform aquarium-related functions for the zoological department in Orlando, Florida.  Primary job duties include the following:

  • Basic Food preparation and feeding of animals in specific aquarium area
  • Utilize proper aquarium maintenance techniques for algae removal, display diving, and aquarium decorating
  • Basic water quality testing, chemical additions, salt water make up, pH and temperature testing
  • Perform aquarium husbandry techniques including taxonomy, record keeping, aquarium filtration, aquarium theory, and emergency procedures
  • Assist in basic animal transports
  • Assist with minor repairs to aquarium filtration systems
  • Answer guest questions concerning aquarium animals


For our readers who have dreamed of taking your skills learned in the ornamental aquarium hobby to the next level, now is your chance to apply for a position doing just that! To find out more information and submit an application, click here. (Job Posting Requisition Number: SWF20455)

Author: Johnathan Carvallo
Location: Northeast

Johnathan is a proud marine hobbyist who spent many years working in a local fish store while managing an online coral site. He enjoys all facets of the marine aquarium industry, but especially loves the technological side and is constantly working on improving and advancing it. He currently maintains a 34 gallon nano aquarium as as well as a coral propagation system. Jon is currently an employee at EcoTech Marine, owner of the up and coming and a staff blogger here at Advanced Aquarist.


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