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CURRENT OPENINGS:

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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Life Support Technician – Full Time

Job Description

Under the leadership of the Life Support Supervisor, this position is responsible for the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of the life support systems (LSS) at the Oklahoma Aquarium and its holding facilities.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED with completion of an apprenticeship as a carpenter, electrician, plumber or other recognized trade; or high school diploma or GED and three years experience in a similar position
  • High degree of concentration and attention to detail
  • Ability to be organized and self-motivated
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
  • The ability to work on ones feet for extensive periods of time in adverse conditions (cramped spaces, wet environment)
  • The ability to handle objects, tools, and controls; sit and squat
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions       

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)

  • Maintain animal life support systems (LSS), i.e. plumbing, pumps, filters, foam fractionators, heaters, chiller units, Air blowers and RODI units, and other aquarium components
  • Follows scheduled routine for LSS rounds and mechanical checks
  • Maintains familiarity with all aspects of LSS including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems
  • Demonstrates an excellent working knowledge of the safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment used in daily activities
  • Assists in the fabrication and repair of exhibits
  • Reading technical drawings, technical specification and written repair/maintenance procedures
  • Will conduct routine preventative maintenance of Oklahoma Aquarium equipment including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, some HVAC, and building construction
  • Work with other relevant departments to ensure that service areas are always clean and well maintained
  • Maintains familiarity with MSDS system and hazardous communications
  • Schedule may include weekends and holidays with 24 hr availability, seven days a week for emergencies

‚ÄčIf 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.

 

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