News / Company News / Position Available for a Coral Aquarist (07/06/10)

Position Available for a Coral Aquarist


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
  • Coral and invertebrate care
  • Coral propagation
  • Some inventory responsibilities
  • Feeding of fishes, corals and invertebrates
  • Water testing and monitoring
  • Development and oversight over various treatment techniques
  • Development of new procedures to promote long term animal health
  • Miscellaneous holding system maintenance and cleaning duties
  • Flexible schedule: Weekend and holiday work required

Qualifications
  • Strong interest in corals and marine invertebrates
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to maintain reef/coral dominated aquaria
  • Associates Degree in Biology, Marine Biology, Aquaculture, or other science related field preferred but not required
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of coral, marine invertebrates, and fish preferred
  • Coral husbandry/propagation experience preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to lift 40 lb. boxes



For more information, please visit: Quality Marine Career Opportunities