Job Openings

Jobs Interested job seekers must submit a completed City of Jenks application, resumé and references. 

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Ticket Agent – Part Time

Job Description                                                                                                                 

Ticket Agents are responsible for customer service and will be the first point of contact. Detail oriented applicants must be able to perform cash handling, light data entry, as well as assist with special event set up, and maintain a clean and orderly workplace.  Seasonal position needed through Labor Day weekend. Could become permanent.  

Qualifications and Responsibilities

  • Math literate
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Good organization skills
  • Must be very friendly and customer service oriented

If you are interested in this position with the Oklahoma Aquarium, please send resume and application to Janis Davis at jdavis@okaquarium.org. You may also come to the Oklahoma Aquarium Administration Office to pick up an application between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.

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Maintenance – Part Time

Job Description                                                                                                                     

Under leadership of the Facilities Supervisor, this person will be responsible for the overall appearance, maintenance, and cleanliness of the entire facility and grounds.

Qualifications and Responsibilities

  • Ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds
  • Basic janitorial and groundskeeping skills
  • Drywall and painting experience helpful

If you are interested in this position with the Oklahoma Aquarium, please send resume and application to Janis Davis at jdavis@okaquarium.org. You may also come to the Oklahoma Aquarium Administration Office to pick up an application between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.

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Water Quality Technician – Part Time

Job Description

Under leadership of the water quality lead, this person will be responsible for all aspects of water chemistry including testing, make-up, treatment, and laboratory equipment and chemicals. Interest and college level coursework in the Biological, Chemical or Natural Sciences is preferred.

Qualifications 

  • The ability to learn about water filtration systems and the nitrification process
  • High degree of concentration and attention to detail
  • Ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals and follow safely protocols.
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to lift 50lbs and work on ones feet for long periods of time in adverse conditions (cramped spaces, cold water, wet environment)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software
  • Schedule may include weekends and holidays with 24 hour availability seven days a week for emergencies

Responsibilities

  • Collect water samples throughout the aquarium and run predetermined analysis on them on a daily schedule.
  • Communicate with biology team and supervisors the needs and issues relating to water quality of all systems at the aquarium and work with them to resolve any problems.
  • Analysis performed includes but are not limited to: Ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, pH, salinity, alkalinity, copper, dissolved oxygen, chorine, phosphates, micro-nutrients, etc.
  • Equipment used: Hach spectrophotometer and hand-held unit, ph and salinity probes, standard test kits and titrations

If you are interested in this position with the Oklahoma Aquarium please send resume’ and application to Janis Davis at jdavis@okaquarium.org You may also come to the Oklahoma Aquarium Administration Office to pick up an application between the hours of 8am – 5pm.

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Internships The Oklahoma Aquarium offers students the opportunity to get involved with our day-to-day operations and work with staff. Students who participate in our intern programs will receive credit for their time spent working at the Oklahoma Aquarium. Click Here for Information on Internship Opportunities