Job Openings

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Applicants must submit a completed City of Jenks application, resumé and references. Apply to: Janis Davis, jdavis@okaquarium.org

AQUARIST – PART TIME 

Job Description:
Under leadership of the Biology Supervisor, this person will be responsible for the overall health appearance, maintenance, and cleanliness of the exhibits and animal collection.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • Working Knowledge of water filtration systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of the disposition, habitats, dietary requirements, cleaning and health needs for a diverse aquatic animal collection.
  • High degree of concentration and attention to detail.
  • Good record keeping skills.
  • The ability to lift 50lbs and work on ones feet for long periods of time in adverse conditions (cramped spaces, cold water, wet environment).
  • The ability to handle live animals.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software.
  • Schedule may include weekends and holidays with 24 hour availability seven days a week for emergencies.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

Position Type:  24 hours per week
Pay Scale for Part Time: $
7.63/hour


LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS – FULL TIME 

Job Description:
Under leadership of the Director of Life Science and Engineering, this person will be responsible for the organization and maintenance of facility machinery and equipment that directly effects animal health and well being.  Furthermore, this person will insure that the tools and materials are available to the aquarium life support staff to perform the function of their jobs.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:
In order to adequately perform these functions applicants must be have a high school diploma or GED, experience with plumbing, electrical, carpentry and fluid movement, a high degree of concentration and attention to detail, good record keeping skills. The applicant must also be alble to lift 50 pounds and work on ones feet for long periods of time in adverse contitions (cramped spaces, cold water, wet environment.) Familitary with Microsoft Office and other duties as assigned. Schedule may include weekends and holidays with 24-availabilty, seven days a week for emergencies. Starting Salary: $20,581.
  

TICKETING AGENT – PART-TIME 

Job Description:  
As the first point of customer contact, ticket agents are expected to conduct themselves, in a pleasant, professional and courteous manner. In addition to this they are expected to encourage smooth flow of traffic through the entrance by maintenance of cash drawers, ticket booths and atrium. Agents will also be expected to prepare daily reports (Daily bank outs, Log sheets, etc,) and assist in opening and closing duties as needed. Agents must be prepared to assist the Catering, Marketing Departments, Facilities Departments and Volunteers with event set-up and with maintaining a quality experience for our guests by assuring a clean and organized facility.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:
Applicants must be friendly, detail oriented, with experience with Windows Word and Excel (2000 or better), a High School Diploma or equivalent, and some experience in customer service or hospitality fields. Applicants may be required to complete an Oklahoma Aquarium Math Test and Application. Salary: $7.63/hour. Approximately 20 hours per week including some weekends and holidays. 


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