News / Company News / Come Work for Quality Marine (06/02/10)

Come Work for Quality Marine

Quality Marine is looking for a talented and motivated individual to fill a newly available full time position in our Animal Care and Husbandry team. If you have experience caring for aquariums and have a passion to pursue a career in the aquarium field, there are few opportunities like this that expose you to such a large variety of marine life, where applying the right level of care makes a difference for hundreds of thousands of animals.

Here are the details:


Overview
The aquarist will be responsible for every aspect of animal care. These duties include but are not limited to: distributing feeds to marine fishes and invertebrates, water quality sampling and testing, tank cleaning, inventory control, and recognition and treatment of diseases. This is a full time position in animal husbandry at one of worlds largest importers and distributors of marine livestock for the ornamental trade.

Description
  • General care and feeding of fishes, corals and invertebrates
  • Water testing and monitoring
  • Oversight over various treatment techniques
  • Development of new procedures to promote long term animal health
  • Miscellaneous holding system maintenance and cleaning duties

Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in fish biology, marine biology, or other science related fields preferred
  • Some office experience and computer skills required
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of marine fish, invertebrates, and freshwater fish preferred but not required
  • Fish pathology and/or coral husbandry experience preferred but not required
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to lift 40 lb. boxes

If interested in this position, please fax or e-mail your cover letter and resume to:

e-mail: careers@qualitymarine.com
Fax: (310) 670-8837

Please indicate that you are interested in the Aquarist / Animal Husbandry position.