Animal Husbandry Volunteer (Fish & Herpetology)

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Texas State Aquarium

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Texas State Aquarium

Volunteers assist Aquarists in caring for and cleaning for the fish, reptiles and invertebrates. They may do animal observations or help with a program. Must be able to work outside in all conditions.

Assist in the preparation of diets and feed as directed.

  • Assist in the maintenance and disinfection of the Food Preparation Area and walk-in freezer.

  • Observe animal behavior and report unusual/abnormal behavior to supervisor.

  • Assist with changing and washing of filters.

  • Participate in siphoning tanks as directed.

  • Contribute to the maintenance and cleanliness of the wet area.

  • Adhere to all governmental/AZA policies regarding acquisition, husbandry, records, and animal health.

  • Perform related duties as assigned

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Report all unsafe work practices to supervisor and / or Human Resources.

  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.

  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge and skills.

  • Provide exceptional guest service.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2710 N. ShorelineCorpus Christi, TX 78402

(27.813774,-97.39226)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • General Education
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • Habitat Restoration
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-hour shift per week
  • 30 hours of onboarding before animal care

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