Interested job seekers must submit a completed City of Jenks application, resumé and references.
Ticketing Agent – Part Time
Position Type: Part Time/ 20 hours per week (Two 8-hour days/One 4-hour day)
Pay Scale for Part Time: $7.63/hour
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. Interest and coursework in the Biological or Natural Sciences is preferred.
- High school diploma or equivalent. Some college level biology, chemistry, or natural science preferred.
- Knowledge of the disposition, habitats, dietary requirements, cleaning and health needs for a diverse aquatic animal collection.
- The ability to handle live animals.
- 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 (climb ladders, cramped spaces, cold water, wet environment)
- Current SCUBA certification or the ability to acquire certification within six months of hire.
- 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.
- Maintain animal health by completing daily system check-ups, feedings, exhibit cleanings, and filtration cleanings.
- Complete water changes or make chemical adjustments to maintain water quality as directed by supervisor.
- Help with quarantine and treatment procedures as directed by supervisors.
- Communicate with supervisor to maintain stocking of food, and supplies.
- Communicate with department members and supervisors the needs and issues relating to animals and systems and work with them to resolve any problems.
- Report any mechanical or animal problem to supervisor in a timely fashion
- Keep work area clean and organized
- Fill out appropriate logs for animal health, movements, acquisitions/dispositions, mortalities and water usage.
- Interact with the public during educational shows and through general questions.
If you are interested in this position with the Oklahoma Aquarium please send resume’ and application to Janis Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also come to the Oklahoma Aquarium Administration Office to pick up an application between the hours of 8am and 5pm.
Themed Photographer – Part Time
Working with our retail service as a themed photographer, you will be providing our guests with a unique and fun keepsake to help make their aquarium visit memorable. Photographers will be trained to not only capture quality green screen style photos, but in answering quest questions, performing printing and editing, and operating a point of sale system photos and other merchandise. This position requires that the ideal candidate be outgoing, positive, energetic and willing to engage guests in an entertaining setting. Photography experience is welcome, but not necessary. Other duties will as assigned.
Courteous and Friendly
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Exceptional customer service skills
Cash handling and retail experience a plus
Previous photography experience a plus
Outgoing and engaging
Desire to work in a high energy themed environment
Drama or performing background welcome
If you are interested in this position, please send resume’ and application to Mary Sedwick by email at email@example.com or call 918-528-1528.
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