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We have a number of positions including volunteers, internships, seasonal, year-round, part-time, full-time, and on-call. Please explore our opportunities below to find the position that best suits your skillset and employment desires. A direct link to apply for each position is provided within each of the following job descriptions. 

  • Administrative Assistant

    Education
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    Summary:

    The Alaska SeaLife Center has recently consolidated the administrative support needs for the Science and Education departments to provide more cohesive and cross-functional support. This newly created Administrative Assistant position will work closely with the Research Administrator and is responsible for providing a broad range of administrative coordination and support for both the Science and Education Departments.

    Education/Training Requirements:

    Associate degree in Business Administration or related field with a minimum of two years’ experience in a related administrative or accounting position, or the equivalent work experience.  Familiarity with accounting principles preferred.

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

    1. Provides great customer service as the primary point of contact for the Science and Education Departments, including handling program reservations via phone, online, and email, and working with scientists to respond to queries from the public.  
    2. Maintains departmental calendars, coordinates with department leadership for staffing availability, and communicates with other ASLC departments.
    3. Responsible for ongoing project administrative logistics and management, including managing staff timesheet submission, credit card reconciliations, purchasing, travel reports, and maintaining databases.
    4. Supports department meetings, training, and workshops including scheduling, invitations, site reservation, equipment and supply needs, accommodations, and transportation for invited participants.
    5. Supports preparation and submission of funding requests, reports to funders, and administration of grant logistics and budget.
    6. Provide support for budget preparation, and helps compile reports from financial information and monitors spending levels to aid in meeting expenditure expectations.
    7. Provides administrative support to departmental leadership as needed.
    8. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, goodwill, cooperation, and providing high standards of service.
    9. Has primary responsibility for collecting and maintaining accurate historical and current program participant information database.
    10. Coordinates with the Human Resources Department on policies, procedures, job descriptions, and hiring.
    11. Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.
    12. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Other Skills and Abilities:

       13. Strong customer service skills

       14. Must be able to communicate clearly and interact effectively with all levels of staff, the general public, and government agencies.

       15. Experience with Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) applications, Microsoft Word, and Excel.

       16. Experience working in the informal science education or non-profit field is a plus.

       17. Self-motivated and self-directed, with excellent time-management and prioritization skills.

       18. Ability to work under minimal supervision; plan, organize, evaluate, and maintain the confidentiality of administrative tasks.

       19. Well organized and detail-oriented with the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.

     

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Ability to see and hear; sit, stand and walk; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls. Ability to lift and move 30 pounds.

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    START DATE:  ASAP                            

    PAY RATE:      Grade 2: $16.50 - $18.75                  Grade 3: $19.00 - $20.00

    "A regular employee in this position who is meeting expectations for the job performance will receive a $1.25 per hour wage increase automatically for the pay period starting on July 2, 2022."

    Full Time with Benefits

    Please upload your resume, cover letter and letter of reference when you apply.

    Application Link: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/684693?appsource=ccp

  • Development Specialist I or II

    Development
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    Development Specialist I (Development Administrative Assistant I)

    This position will assist in all aspects of philanthropic and visitor revenue generating under the Development and Guest Services Manager including: annual giving, fundraising campaigns, special events, foundation grants, donor relations, and memberships.  

    Education/Training Requirements:

    High School Degree with some college or other post-secondary schooling required. Bachelor's Degree in development and/or fundraising related field or equivalent experience preferred. Experience in nonprofit accounting and database systems, office setting or tourism industry preferred. 

    Essential Duties

    1. Supports accurate detailed data entry into databases including Altru and Greater Giving.
      Helps to create and maintain mailing lists for fundraising, membership and communications. 
    2. Assists with the Alaska SeaLife Center’s membership program, which includes soliciting new members, processing new and renewing member applications and coordination of large-scale paper and electronic mailings. 
    3. Provide support for the process of a high-quality acknowledgment and recognition process for all donors through timely acknowledgement mailings.
    4. Be a member of the fundraising events planning team and help with implementation of events.
    5. Is trained in ticketing counter procedures to assist when needed to support the ticketing counter during peak visitor days and during the off-season gaps.
    6. Helps with maintenance pf official ASLC records in accordance with the current Records Retention Policy and Schedule. 
    7. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service. 
    8. Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs. 
    9. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Skill in communicating with diverse individuals and presenting financial information to non-financial groups.  Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and use independent judgment.  Computer experience required including Internet research, word processing and database management.  Familiarity with Blackbaud software and Excel preferred.

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

    Ability to see and hear; move about; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 20 pounds.

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    Development Specialist II (Development Administrative Assistant II)

    This position will assist in all aspects of philanthropic and visitor revenue generating under the Development and Guest Services Manager including: annual giving, fundraising campaigns, special events, foundation grants, donor relations, and memberships.  

    Education/Training Requirements:

    Bachelor’s Degree and two years’ experience or at least five years’ experience in the area of development and/or fundraising related field or equivalent experience such as data entry, event planning, and donor relations position.  Preference given to those with experience in operation of computerized POS system and customer service.  Experience with using a donor data base is a plus. Experience in nonprofit accounting and database systems preferred.

     Essential Duties

    1. Completes detailed data entry accurately in databases including Altru and Greater Giving. Creates and maintains mailing lists for fundraising, membership and communications. 
    2. Coordinates the Alaska SeaLife Center’s membership program, which includes soliciting new members, processing new and renewing member applications and coordination of large-scale paper and electronic mailings. 
    3. Maintains a high-quality acknowledgment and recognition process for all donors through timely acknowledgement mailings.
    4. Assists with planning and implementation of fundraising events.
    5. Is trained in ticketing counter procedures. When needed, opens and closes the ticketing counter and supports the ticketing counter during peak visitor days and during the off-season.
    6. Maintains official ASLC records in accordance with the current Records Retention Policy and Schedule.
    7. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service. 
    8. Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.
    9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

     Other Skills and Abilities:

    Skill in communicating with diverse individuals and presenting financial information to non-financial groups.  Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and use independent judgment.  Computer experience required including Internet research, word processing and database management.  Familiarity with Blackbaud software and Excel preferred.  May assist with donor tours.

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

    Ability to see and hear; move about; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 20 pounds.

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    START DATE:  ASAP                            

    PAY RATE: (I) $16.50 - $18.00   (II) $19.00 - $21.00                  Signing Bonus of $2,000

    "A regular employee in this position who is meeting expectations for the job performance will receive a (I) $1.25 per hour or (II) $1.75 per hour wage increase automatically for the pay period starting on July 2, 2022."

    Full-Time Position with Benefits

    Please upload your resume, cover letter and letter of reference when you apply.

    Application Link: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/707304?appsource=ccp

  • DSO / VSO Risk Manager

    Operations
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    Summary:

    This position leads the Dive and Vessel Department as a Dive Safety Officer and Vessel Safety Officer in the administration of Dive and Vessel activities carried out by the Alaska SeaLife Center. This position also oversees the administration of the Security Department and ensures safety compliance Center wide. 

    Education/Training Requirements & Preferences: 

    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Minimum of five years’ supervisory experience. Minimum of five years’ experience in dive and vessel safety operations at a university, aquarium, or zoo. Current Dive Instructor with a nationally recognized scuba certification agency required. Current Divers Alert Network Instructor qualified to teach Diving First Aid for the Professional Diver preferred. Current repair and maintenance certifications for regulator repair, dive cylinder maintenance, and dry suit repair preferred. 

    Required Qualifications: 

    1. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of OSHA, and EPA regulations.
    2. Possess strong organizational, written, verbal, and excellent training and presentation skills.
    3. Effective human relations and communication skills with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret regulations and other documents.
    4. Proficient knowledge of computers and typical production software (MS Office, Word, Excel, etc.)
    5. Ability to work in both office and field environments.
       

    Essential Duties: 

    1. Functions as a Dive and Vessel Safety Officer in the administration of underwater and vessel operation training activities carried out by the Alaska SeaLife Center.
    2. Maintains an active SCUBA Instructor certification and carries out both beginner and advanced training for ASLC divers. Functions as a diver/dive tender during underwater activities carried out by the Alaska SeaLife Center.
    3. Maintains an active Divers Alert Network (DAN) Instructor rating and is qualified to teach the First Aid for Professional Divers course which includes First Aid, CPR (HCP-level), O2 Administration, and Field Neuro, and conducts this class for the divers when required.
    4. Conducts safety meetings, audits, and inspections to ensure compliance, evaluate performance, identify corrective action, and implement follow up assessments.
    5. Plans, implements, manages, and maintains comprehensive environmental safety and health programs on premises and at project site locations.
    6. Provides project teams with guidance on health and safety and confirm project site fulfills industry, local, state, and federal guidelines, and regulations.
    7. Collaborates with management to review and maintain an Emergency Action Plan and serve as primary contact for project site injury and incident notification, investigation, and case management. Maintains a written log of safety inspection activities, reports, and correspondence.
    8. Performs routine maintenance on dive equipment.
    9. Supervises and approves all ASLC boating activities to ensure planning, adequate training and skills of the operators, safe and healthful practices, and compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards.
    10. Trains employees as vessel operators and develops curricula to train operators capable of rendering all necessary boating and trailering educational services to the staff.
    11. Inventories, organizes, and secures all boating equipment in a safe and healthful manner according to regulation and standards, and dispenses equipment as needed.
    12. Services and repairs or secures services and repairs of all boating equipment in a timely manner according to applicable standards and regulations and maintains current logs reflecting all servicing and repair of equipment.
    13. Supervises personnel matters within the Security Department. Assigns and checks work, establishes schedules, sets deadlines, and delegates authority.  Sets performance standards for staff.  Prepares annual performance evaluations.  Makes personnel related recommendations to the COO.
    14. Ensures the maintenance and repair of the ASLC vehicle fleet. Drafts annual proactive maintenance plan.
    15. May be required to fill a Security shift if necessary.
    16. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service.
    17. Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.
    18. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to be organized, self-motivated, and possesses a strong desire to see the completion of projects. 

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Ability to swim and dive; see and hear; move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 50 pounds.  Ability to pass a dive physical.

     

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    START DATE:  ASAP                            

    PAY RATE: $55,640 - $65,000        SIGNING BONUS $4,500

    "A regular employee in this position who is meeting expectations for the job performance will receive an annualized $4,680 salary increase automatically for the pay period starting on July 2, 2022.”

    Full-Time with Benefits

    Please upload your resume, cover letter and letter of reference when you apply.



    Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/703943?appsource=ccp

  • Facilities Technician I or II

    Operations
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    Summary:

    This position is responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of the facilities, building equipment, and mechanical systems at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

    Education/Training Requirements:

    High school diploma or GED with at least 2 years of training or certification as HVAC technician, electrician, refrigeration mechanic, plumbing technician and/or other recognized trade or the equivalent.  

    Essential Duties:

    1. Maintain, operate all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical equipment, plumbing systems, building management system, and building repairs.
    2. Perform ongoing preventive maintenance and repair work on all aspects of the ASLC building and its operating systems. Including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and building construction.
    3. Assists with the maintenance, repair and overhaul of major plant equipment.
    4. Must be fully capable of reading technical drawings, technical specification and written repair/maintenance procedures with minimum supervision.
    5. Demonstrates an excellent working knowledge of the safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment used in daily activities. Perform facility inspections, report on conditions affecting operations, and recommend actions to be taken.
    6. Review and understand equipment and methods of operation, BAS system, fire/life safety, and other systems.
    7. Works a rotating shift and/or overtime as needed.
    8. Supports the maintenance of the grounds, roof, sidewalks, and parking areas in safe and clean condition.
    9. Works with other relevant departments to ensure that exhibit galleries are always clean, and well maintained.
    10. With supervisor’s approval, assists other departments with mechanical tasks. 
    11. Works with the entire operations team to ensure that all outside trafficable areas are safe and free from snow and ice. Shovels snow and dispenses ice melt and/or grit as required.
    12. Keeps proper records in accordance with ASLC policies and permits.
    13. Maintains familiarity with SDS system and hazardous communications
    14. Maintains a valid driver’s license.
    15. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service.
    16. Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.
    17. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to be organized and self-motivated, exhibit flexibility to move between projects, and skills to troubleshoot situations on the spot. Must be competent with computer software applications (email, documents, spreadsheets, and similar), networking, and internet protocols. 

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Ability to see, hear, and speak; move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit/stand for long periods.  Ability to lift and move at least 50 pounds.

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    Facilities Technician II

    Summary:

    This position is responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of the facilities, building equipment, and mechanical systems at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

    Education/Training Requirements:

    High school diploma or GED with at least 4 years of training and experience, including certification, as HVAC technician, electrician, refrigeration mechanic, plumbing technician and/or other recognized trade or the equivalent. A combination of education and training that fulfills the requirements of the position may be considered. 

    Essential Duties:

    1. Maintain, operate all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical equipment, plumbing systems, building management system, and building repairs.
    2. Perform ongoing preventive maintenance and repair work on all aspects of the ASLC building and its operating systems. Including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and building construction.
    3. Coordinate the maintenance, repair and overhaul of major plant equipment.
    4. Assist with the coordination of volunteer/intern activities, planning, and supervising as needed.
    5. Utilize technical drawings, technical specification and written repair/maintenance procedures with minimum supervision.
    6. Demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of the safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment used in daily activities.
    7. Perform facility inspections, report on conditions affecting operations, and recommend any necessary response plan.
    8. Review and understand equipment and methods of operation, BAS system, fire/life safety, and other systems, providing guidance to operations team as needed.
    9. Works a rotating shift and/or overtime as needed.
    10. Supports the maintenance of the grounds, roof, sidewalks, and parking areas in safe and clean condition.
    11. Works with other relevant departments to ensure that exhibit galleries are always clean, and well maintained.
    12. With supervisor’s approval, assists other departments with mechanical tasks. 
    13. Works with the entire operations team to ensure that all outside trafficable areas are safe and free from snow and ice. Shovels snow and dispenses ice melt and/or grit as required.
    14. Keeps proper records in accordance with ASLC policies and permits.
    15. Maintains familiarity with SDS system and hazardous communications.
    16. Maintains a valid driver’s license.
    17. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service.
    18. Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.
    19. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to be organized and self-motivated, exhibit flexibility to move between projects, and skills to troubleshoot situations on the spot. Must be competent with computer software applications (email, documents, spreadsheets, and similar), networking, and internet protocols. 

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Ability to see, hear, and speak; move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit/stand for long periods.  Ability to lift and move at least 50 pounds.

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    START DATE:  ASAP                            

    PAY RATE: (I) $15.60 - $18.00    Signing Bonus of $2,000        (II) $19.00 - $21.00  Signing Bonus of $3,000

    Full-Time Position with Benefits

    "A regular employee in this position who is meeting expectations for the job performance will receive a (I) $1.25 per hour or (II) $1.75 per hour wage increase automatically for the pay period starting on July 2, 2022."

    Please upload your resume, cover letter and letter of reference when you apply.

    Application Link:  https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/703651?appsource=ccp  

  • Life Support Technician I, II or III

    Life Support
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    Life Support Technician I

    Summary:

    This position is responsible for assisting with operation, maintenance and repair of the life support, building, and mechanical systems at the Alaska SeaLife Center. 

    Education/Training Requirements:

    High school diploma or GED with training or certification as an aquatic life support technician, building controls technician, electrician, or other recognized trade or the equivalent.  

    Essential Duties:

    1. Follows scheduled routine for LSS rounds and mechanical checks. 
    2. Maintains familiarity with all aspects of LSS including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems. 
    3. Visually monitors water quality in habitats and aquarium systems. 
    4. Assists with maintenance of animal life support systems (LSS). 
    5. Demonstrates an excellent working knowledge of the safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment used in daily activities. 
    6. Assists in the fabrication and repair of exhibits. 
    7. Assists with the maintenance, repair and overhaul of major plant equipment. 
    8. Must be fully capable of reading technical drawings, technical specification and written repair/maintenance procedures with minimum supervision. 
    9. Works a rotating shift, an on-call schedule, and/or overtime as needed. 
    10. Supports the maintenance of the grounds, roof, sidewalks, and parking in safe and clean condition. 
    11. Works with other relevant departments to ensure that exhibit galleries are always clean, and well maintained. 
    12. Works with the entire operations team to ensure that all outside trafficable areas are safe and free from snow and ice. Shovels snow and dispenses ice melt and/or grit as required. 
    13. With supervisor’s approval, assists other Departments with mechanical tasks.
    14. Keeps proper records in accordance with ASLC policies and permits. 
    15. Maintains familiarity with SDS system, hazardous communications, and emergency response. 
    16. Maintains a valid driver’s license. 
    17. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service. 
    18. Complies with all policies, procedures, and programs, demonstrating commitment to values and mission of the Alaska SeaLife Center.
    19. Other Duties: 
    20. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to be organized and self-motivated. 

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Ability to see and hear; move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 50 pounds.

    __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Life Support Technician II

    Summary:

    This position is responsible for assisting with operation, maintenance and repair of the life support, building, and mechanical systems at the Alaska SeaLife Center. 

    Education/Training Requirements:

    High school diploma or GED and completion of an Aquatic Animal Life Support Operators (AALSO) certificate or training, or certification as a building controls technician, electrician, refrigeration mechanic or other recognized trade, and two years’ experience in a similar position or the equivalent.  

    Essential Duties:

    1. Follows scheduled routine for LSS rounds and mechanical checks. 
    2. Maintains familiarity with all aspects of LSS including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems, performing diagnostic and repair planning. 
    3. Visually monitors water quality in habitats and aquarium systems, assisting with analysis and planning. 
    4. Assists with maintenance of animal life support systems (LSS). 
    5. Demonstrates an excellent working knowledge of the safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment used in daily activities. 
    6. Assists in the fabrication and repair of exhibits. 
    7. Assists with the maintenance, repair and overhaul of major plant equipment. 
    8. Assists with the coordination of volunteer/intern activities, planning, and supervising as needed. 
    9. Must be fully capable of reading technical drawings, technical specification and written repair/maintenance procedures with minimum supervision. 
    10. Works a rotating shift, an on-call schedule, and/or overtime as needed. 
    11. Supports the routine preventive and breakdown maintenance on all aspects of the ASLC building and its operating systems. Including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and building construction. 
    12. Supports the maintenance of the grounds, roof, sidewalks, and parking in safe and clean condition. 
    13. Works with other relevant departments to ensure that exhibit galleries are always clean, and well maintained.
    14. Works with the entire operations team to ensure that all outside trafficable areas are safe and free from snow and ice. Shovels snow and dispenses ice melt and/or grit as required. 
    15. With supervisor’s approval, assists Research Departments with mechanical tasks. 
    16. Keeps proper records in accordance with ASLC policies and permits. 
    17. Maintains familiarity with SDS system, hazardous communications, and emergency response. 
    18. Maintains a valid driver’s license. 
    19. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service. 
    20. Complies with all policies, procedures, and programs, demonstrating commitment to values and mission of the Alaska SeaLife Center. 

    Other Duties: 

       21. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to be organized and self-motivated, exhibit flexibility to move between projects, and skills to troubleshoot situations on the spot. Must be competent with computer software applications (email,

    documents, spreadsheets, and similar), networking, and internet protocols. 

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Ability to see and hear; move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 50 pounds.

    ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Life Support Technician III

    Summary:

    This position is responsible for leading the operation, maintenance and repair of the life support, building, and mechanical systems at the Alaska SeaLife Center. 

    Education/Training Requirements:

    Associates Degree in Aquarium Science, Marine Ecosystems, or equivalent and completion of Aquatic Animal Life Support Operator (AALSO) Level II certificate, or training or certification as a building controls technician, electrician, refrigeration mechanic or other recognized trade and four years’ experience in a similar position or the equivalent.  Supervisory experience preferred. 

    Essential Duties:

    1. Assists with supervision of personnel matters within the Life Support & Facilities Division. Assigns and checks   work, establishes schedules, sets deadlines, and delegates authority.  Makes personnel recommendations to the Operations Director. 
    2. Follows scheduled routine for LSS rounds and mechanical checks. 
    3. Maintains familiarity with all aspects of LSS including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems, coordinating diagnostic and repair planning. 
    4. Visually monitors water quality in habitats and aquarium systems, assisting with analysis and planning. 
    5. Assists with coordination of maintenance of animal life support systems (LSS). 
    6. Demonstrates an excellent working knowledge of the safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment used in daily activities. 
    7. Assists in the fabrication and repair of exhibits, leading projects as needed. 
    8. Coordinates the maintenance, repair and overhaul of major plant equipment. 
    9. Must be fully capable of reading technical drawings, technical specification and written repair/maintenance procedures with minimum supervision. 
    10. Works a rotating shift, an on-call schedule, and/or overtime as needed. 
    11. Coordinates the routine preventive and breakdown maintenance on all aspects of the ASLC building and its operating systems. Including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and building construction. 
    12. Supports the maintenance of the grounds, roof, sidewalks, and parking in safe and clean condition. 
    13. Works with other departments to ensure that exhibit galleries are always clean, and well maintained. 
    14. Coordinates the entire maintenance team to ensure that all outside trafficable areas are safe and free from snow and ice. Shovels snow and dispenses ice melt and/or grit as required. 
    15. With supervisor’s approval, assists other departments with mechanical tasks. 
    16. Keeps proper records in accordance with ASLC policies and permits. 
    17. Maintains familiarity with SDS system and hazardous communications 
    18. Maintains a valid driver’s license. 
    19. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service. 
    20. Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs. 

    Other Duties: 

       21. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to be organized and self-motivated, exhibit flexibility to move between projects, and skills to troubleshoot situations on the spot. Must be competent with computer software applications (email,

    documents, spreadsheets, and similar), networking, and internet protocols. 

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Ability to see and hear; move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 50 pounds.

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    START DATE:  ASAP                            

    PAY RATE: (I) $16.60 - $18.00  Signing Bonus of $2,000 -   

    (II) $19.00 - $21.00  Signing Bonus of $3,000  -  (III) $21.75 - $24.00  Signing Bonus of $4,000

    "A regular employee in this position who is meeting expectations for the job performance will receive a (I) $1.25 per hour, (II) $1.75 per hour, or (III) $2.00 wage increase automatically for the pay period starting on July 2, 2022."

    Full-Time Position with Benefits

    Please upload your resume, cover letter and letter of reference when you apply.


    Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/703652?appsource=ccp

  • Network Support Technician II

    Information Technology
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    This position is responsible for providing network, software, and end user computer support at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

    Education/Training Requirements:

    High school diploma or GED or Computer Science degree and minimum of five years’ experience with PC hardware and software troubleshooting and repair including technical support and hardware/software support to LAN/WAN users or the equivalent. One workstation and one server level certification from Microsoft, or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer or current, active participation in training programs which will lead to these certifications.

    The specific skills and abilities of each employee in this position and the needs of the department will dictate which of the primary responsibilities are performed by each individual employee.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Configures and troubleshoots desktop and laptop computers, IP camera systems, internal phone system, and smart phones.
    • Provides support for PC software (such as MSOffice programs) and general desktop/laptop operation.
    • Provides support for network systems (such as MS Networking, Windows Server TCP/IP, DHCP and cloud-based services such as Google Workspace), and network reconfigurations.
    • Assists the HR department with network user profiles and security maintenance – adding and deleting users from network, phone, and email system.
    • Maintains software and hardware inventory library, including licensing issues.
    • Assists in the development and compliance of various computer-related policies and procedures.
    • Monitors and updates for virus protection.
    • Monitors network systems: backup, email, disk space, and network performance.
    • Develops and provides training to staff.
    • Works with consulting firms to identify and resolve issues.
    • Provides onsite and telephone support for end user issues such as email and network access, including after hours response as required in emergency situations.
    • Supports and troubleshoots network and standalone printers.
    • Supports and troubleshoots VPN and Webmail.
    • Has experience or training in firewall configuration
    • Has experience or training in VLAN configuration and switch maintenance and configuration.
    • Has experience or training in wireless router and access point maintenance and configuration.
    • Provides recommendations for various software and hardware purchases.
    • Tracks I.T. orders to completion.
    • Provides support, maintenance, and configuration for internal telephone system.
    • Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service.
    • Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center values, policies, procedures, and programs.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Additional Skills and Abilities:

    Extensive working knowledge of desktop/laptop PC installation, configuration, and problem resolution; proficiency in the configuration of desktop, laptop, and tablets: Windows 10, MS Networking; MS Office; NIC, modem, virus protection, network administration, virtual server, TCP/IP, and DHCP. 

    Ability to prioritize tasks, work independently and as part of a team, work with outside networking consultants, and manage time under pressure.  Ability to speak and write effectively and be comfortable meeting new people and interfacing with diverse interests.

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Ability to see and hear; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 50 pounds.

     

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    FULL TIME WITH BENEFITS

    START DATE:  ASAP

    PAY RATE: $19.00 TO $23.50 DOE

    EEO / AA

    Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/661397?source=aslc&jobFeedCode=aslc&returnURL=https://www.alaskasealife.org 

  • RV Volunteers

    Volunteer
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    Waterfront RV site in Seward, Alaska for the Summer of 2022 in Exchange for Volunteer Opportunities!The Alaska SeaLife Center is recruiting RVers for our Visitor Experience Greeter, Interpretation, Custodial, and Grounds positions for the 2022 season.

    1. RV site fee waived in exchange for volunteer opportunity.*
    2. Applications are currently being accepted for RV volunteer positions at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Located in Seward, Alaska, it is Alaska’s only public aquarium. RV camping spaces come with electric and water hookups and a million dollar view of Resurrection Bay.
    3. Before volunteering you will participate in training and receive additional information about this position.


    RV volunteers can fill any of the following positions:

    • Greeters are an important part of the Visitor Experience Team at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Greeters welcome our guests to the Center by giving them an overview of our exhibits andanswering various questions about the Center. These interactions can take place in the lobby ofthe Center or outside on our plaza on a sunny day. Greeters will also give short welcoming addresses to tour groups. As a greeter, you will provide our guests with their initial impression of the Alaska SeaLife Center. We are looking for someone who is comfortable with public speaking, enjoys interacting with others, will ensure excellent and memorable experiences for our guests, and has an enthusiasm for the Alaska SeaLife Center and its mission.
    • Interpretation Will assist with directions and answer guest questions as they tour the Center. May give informal talks and programs about various animals. Potentially lead Behind the Scene programs.
    • Custodial and Grounds Will help to maintain the professional appearance of the Center and grounds by cleaning, mowing, raking, edging, weeding and trimming.


    Applicants must be able to provide their own camping unit. An RV site will be provided on the shores of beautiful Resurrection Bay, within walking distance of the Center. The site is in the City of Seward waterfront campground and includes water, electricity, and refuse removal. In exchange, the Center asks for a minimum of 20 hours of volunteering per week per adult. Preference will be given to those who can commit to staying for the entire or most of the summer season. Our summer season runs from mid-May to mid-September. The position duration is based on acceptable performance and will be reviewedannually for renewal. Depending on the volunteer position you are appointed to, you may be subject to a background check.

    For all rule and regulations of the City of Seward Campground, please visit their website at
    http://www.cityofseward.us/Fdepartment/parks-recreation/campgrounds.

    Please visit the volunteer page on our website at www.alaskasealife.org. Click on “Learn about becoming an RV Volunteer for summer 2022” for a downloadable application and more information. A list of benefits of volunteering at the Center is also listed on our volunteer page.

    We encourage all applicants to review the requirements and amenities that are provided at the
    campground prior to applying so you know this is the right fit for you.


    Please contact Human Resources at (907) 224-6327, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Alaska Time or email volunteercoordinator@alaskasealife.org for questions or more
    info. 

    Start Date: May 2-16, 2022

    End Date: September 16, 2022

    Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/683602?source=aslc&jobFeedCode=aslc&returnURL=https://www.alaskasealife.org

  • Seasonal Animal Care Specialist - Avian

    Husbandry
    Alaska SeaLife Center
    $16.50 / hour

    This position is responsible for the handling, training, and care of the avian collection under the guidance of the division supervisors at the Alaska SeaLife Center. 

    Education/Training Requirements:

    Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology, Biology, Zoology, or related field. Computer skills including email, Excel, Word, and database programs. Must be physically fit with a good sense of balance and be able to lift 50 lbs. Must have valid driver’s license. Ability to work with and around large, wild animals.  This is a temporary seasonal position with an approximate start date of May 1, 2022 and ending September 30, 2022. 

    Essential Duties:

    • Under the guidance of division supervisors and the Husbandry Director, this position supports the management, care, exhibition, and study of the animal collection. This position is also responsible for assisting in the daily husbandry care and maintenance of rehabilitation animals if necessary. 
    • Daily animal diet preparations, water quality testing, and routine cleaning of animal exhibits, holding pools, food preparation facilities and animal work areas. 
    • Cross trains with other husbandry staff for efficient use of staff resources as appropriate. 
    • Under direction of the division supervisors and the Husbandry Director, assist research staff in facilitation of research projects and the collection of data samples, etc. 
    • Follows established routine for animal care, food preparation, and clean up, including proper maintenance and sterilization of equipment. 
    • Maintains written and computer based records. 
    • Participates in educational presentations to visitors and the public on topics relating to animal husbandry and ASLC operations. Provides helpful, patient assistance and information to the public. 
    • Unloading periodic deliveries of frozen food and maintaining freezer. 
    • Responsible for the underwater maintenance and cleaning of the habitats. 
    • Uses verbal and written communication to effectively and succinctly communicate with supervisors, veterinary staff, and other staff members. 
    • Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs. 
    • Performs other related duties as assigned. 
    • Other Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to be organized, self-motivated, independent, and possess a strong desire to see the completion of projects.  Exceptional time management/organizational skills; self-motivated; ability to communicate effectively with various levels in the organization.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Ability to swim, see and hear; move about; stoop, kneel and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools and controls; and sit. Ability to lift and move 50 pounds. Ability to work with and around large, wild animals.

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  2/24/2022         

    START DATE:  A5/1/2022                              END DATE: 9/30/2022                            

    PAY RATE: $16.50

    Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/692785?appsource=ccp

  • Seasonal Husbandry / Interpretation Assistant

    Husbandry and Education
    Alaska SeaLife Center
    $15.50 / hour

    This position works a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon, and evenings, including a half-day supporting husbandry tasks and half day working on the visitor floor with the Interpretation Department. This position engages with guests on the exhibit floor, maintains the different interpretation stations around the center (e.g., touch tank, aviary, and underwater viewing), leads tours and encounter presentations, and is responsible for connecting visitors to the mission of the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC). This position also supports daily husbandry tasks including food preparation, cleaning, and record keeping. Each day is some combination of the tasks above. 


    Education/Training Requirements:

    Minimum of one to two years of paid or unpaid experience in animal care and interpretation of animal programs to guests. 

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    • Enhances the visitor experience by providing information and “connection” to the ASLC’s exhibits. 
    • Under the guidance of husbandry curators and area managers, this position supports the management, care, exhibition, and study of the captive animal collection. This position may also be responsible for assisting in the daily husbandry care and maintenance of rehabilitation and transient (short term) animals. 
    • Cross trains with all husbandry areas for efficient use of staff resources as appropriate. 
    • Follows established routine for animal care, food preparation, and clean up, including proper maintenance and sterilization of equipment. 
    • Supervises visitor use of the touch tank and open-air aviary. 
    • Delivers presentations that focus on the marine ecosystems of Alaska, including ASLC research topics and wildlife response efforts. 
    • Leads Behind-the-Scenes Tours and Encounter programs. 
    • May deliver on-site science education programs to the public and assist with other programs as needed. 
    • Provides exquisite customer service to guests and may assist with welcoming tour groups or marketing tours and encounters to interested visitors. 
    • Helps maintain the physical appearance of manned exhibits and delivers announcements over the public address system. 
    • Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service. 
    • Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned. 


    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, and maintain friendly and courteous contact with the public under conditions that may be very stressful and busy at times. 

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    A successful candidate must be able to move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit.  In addition, he/she must be able to lift and move 30 pounds.


    Work Environment:

    Work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  3/1/2022

    START DATE:  5/1/2022                                    END DATE: 9/30/2022                 

    PAY RATE:  $15.50 Per Hour

    Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/686415?source=aslc&jobFeedCode=aslc&returnURL=https://www.alaskasealife.org

  • Seasonal Interpreter

    Education Interpretation
    Alaska SeaLife Center
    $15.00 / hour

    This position engages with guests on the exhibit floor, maintaining the different stations around the Center e.g., touch tank, aviary, and activity desks, may present programs and lead Behind the Scenes encounters. This position is responsible for connecting visitors to the mission of the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC). Each day is some combination of the tasks above.

    Education/Training Requirements:

    An associate’s degree in education, biology, marine science, or a related field; or high school diploma or GED; or equivalent experience.

    Essential Duties:

    • Enhances the visitor experience by providing information and “connection” to the ASLC’s exhibits.
    • Supervises visitor use of the touch tank and open-air aviary.
    • Provides exquisite customer service to guests and may assist with welcoming tour groups or encounters to interested visitors.
    • Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, teachers, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, goodwill, and cooperation and providing high standards of service.
    • Help maintain the physical appearance of staffed exhibits and deliver announcements over the public address system.
    • Help visitors follow Covid guidelines laid out by the Alaska SeaLife center.
    • Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
       

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to speak in public, excellent oral communication skills, ability to work in a team environment, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in communicating about marine topics to guests of all ages. Training on the animals, exhibits, research, and programs specific to the ASLC will be provided.

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Ability to see, hear, and speak English; move about for up to 8 hours; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls. Ability to lift and move 20 pounds.

     

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    START DATE:  5/1/2022                                     END DATE:  9/30/2022                            

    PAY RATE:  $15.00 - $16.25

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/686689?appSource=jobView&jobSource=aslc&culture=en&returnUrl=https://www.alaskasealife.org

  • Seasonal Laboratory Research Technician II

    Research
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    Summary:

    This position is responsible for assisting with research projects in the Hollmen laboratory at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

    Education/Experience Requirements:

    Bachelor’s degree in biology, marine biology, zoology, or related field or the equivalent.  One year work experience in a similar position highly preferred.  Experience with biochemical and molecular laboratory analyses highly preferred. Experience with data collection and record keeping required and experience with supply procurement, inventory and maintenance preferred.  

    Primary Responsibilities:

    1. Functions as a technician for assigned research projects conducted at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
    1. Assists with routine maintenance of research laboratory space and with laboratory benchwork, including sample collection, laboratory analysis, and data entry as assigned. Ensures that appropriate record keeping is maintained including sample tracking records and database management.
    1. Assists with bivalve exposure and biomarker studies.
    1. Assists with biochemical and molecular analysis of marine samples.
    1. Assists with laboratory processing of benthic samples as assigned.
    1. Assists with the procurement, inventory, and maintenance of equipment and supplies to be used in research projects.
    1. Ensures accurate daily record keeping in spreadsheet, database, and word processing formats as assigned. Maintains proper records in accordance with the ASLC protocol requirements. Inputs data into records.
    1. Assists other staff in facilitating research sampling and data collection. Supports research being performed on ASLC birds within accepted research and husbandry protocols. Assists with research projects as assigned.
    1. Able to multi-task while working independently, able to prioritize the importance of proper accurate data collection.
    1. Assists with preparing and updating posters and graphic presentations.
    1. Assists with preparing and presenting public presentations.
    1. Assists with bivalve field collections as assigned.
    1. Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service.
    1. Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.
    1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Must possess organizational skills for data collection. Ability to interface with researchers as required. Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, be organized, self-motivated, and possess a strong desire to see the completion of projects. Excellent observation skills, attention to detail, ability to multitask and manage time in an ever changing environment. Computer skills including Excel and Word.  Knowledge of basic research methods, data collection techniques, and aseptic biological laboratory techniques. 

    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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The position may involve assistance with field research projects, including field work at remote locations in Alaska.

    Ability to see and hear; move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 50 pounds. Ability to work in a cold, outdoor, physically demanding environment.

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    START DATE:  4/15/2022 - 5/1/2022                   END DATE:  8/30/2022         

    PAY RATE:  $19.00 - $21.00 

  • Seasonal Ticketing Cashier/Cafe Staff

    Visitor Services
    Alaska SeaLife Center
    $14.00 / hour

    This position is responsible for Front of House Reservations and Ticketing functions, Customer Service and Sales of all admission, tours, encounters, as well as visitor information capture and completion of the annual Visitor Survey. Café functions include taking and fulfilling orders in a timely, accurate and friendly manner as well as cleaning and stocking inventory.

    Education/Training Requirements:

    Two to three years’ experience in retail sales and/or in a cashier/cash-handling position preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of customer service and/or sales skills preferred. Must be at least 14 years of age, as required for permitting for the ticketing cashier position and at least 16 years of age for the café functions. Must be able to obtain a State of Alaska Food Handler’s Card within 30 days of employment if working in the café.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Operates Altru software and/or other reservations/ticketing software, cash register, calculates ticket costs, receives payments, makes correct change, issues receipts, maintains records, organize vouchers - and exercise full control and accountability for assigned cash drawer to include balancing of cash drawer after each shift. 
    • For ticketing only: discusses and encourages customers to purchase additional tours and/or memberships in addition to general admission. Ensures these are made aware of to every customer. 
    • For café only: take food and beverage orders, prepare and serve food, clean all food related areas in accordance with State Health Department standards, and assist with café inventory process. 
    • Creates and maintains highest level of customer service and sales techniques as outlined in the Ticketing and or Café Manual. Ensures both internal and external customers’ expectations are exceeded. 
    • Follows all safety protocols and communicates the safety protocols to guests. 
    • Maintain a clean, neat personal appearance following ticketing/café dress code and uniform guidelines. Conducts self in a professional manner and immediately notifies supervisor if others do not adhere to the Center’s guidelines. 
    • Assists in maintaining the professional appearance of the Reservations/Sales Counter, Lobby, and Café at all times. 
    • Works shifts as scheduled. This position may be required to work overtime. 
    • Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service. 
    • Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs. 
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, and maintain friendly and courteous contact with the public under conditions which may be very stressful and busy at times.

    These are seasonal, full-time and/or part-time positions; ASLC offers a competitive wage (DOE).

     

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled

    START DATES:  4/11/2022 - 6/1/2022                             END DATES:  8/22/2022 - 9/30/2022                             

    PAY RATE: $14.00 - $16.00                          Ask us about our $1 per hour season completion bonus!

    Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/683657?appsource=ccp

  • Avian Internship

    Husbandry
    Alaska SeaLife Center

    Summary:

    Avian Intern will be tasked with basic seabird and waterfowl care and husbandry techniques. Intern will assist in the daily care and maintenance of the Center’s Alaskan seabird collection and exhibit. This position also participates in daily educational talks and/or tours. The intern is required to work a flexible schedule to accommodate variable hours, including early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed. Under the guidance of Avian staff, the intern will be trained and expected to perform the essential duties.

    Education / Experience:

    Previous customer service job preferred.

    Essential Duties:

    • Perform daily animal diet preparations and routine cleaning of seabird exhibits, waterfowl enclosures and work areas.
    • Record daily observations and note the health and condition of the exhibit birds – noting changes in behavior and appearance throughout the breeding season.
    • Work in outdoor exhibit and aviary spaces with moderate to strenuous physical activity, lifting up to 50 lbs.
    • Lead daily Keeper chats and tours.
    • Maintain computer records and data.
    • Assist in habitat maintenance and breeding season preparations.
    • Assist the avian staff in current research projects and data collection.
    • Interacting daily with interpretation, husbandry and research personnel.
    • Performs other duties relating to the Center’s goals and mission statement as required.

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to speak effectively and to be comfortable meeting new people when interfacing with existing and potential new donors.  Ability to work independently with excellent organizational and time management skills.  Proficient computer skills including basic Microsoft applications specifically Excel are preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to see and hear; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit.  Ability to lift and move 50 pounds. Ability to swim.

    Internship Dates: June 1, 2022 to August 5, 2022

    Unpaid Internship

    Please submit a resume, cover letter and letter of recommandation. 

    Application Deadline: 5/10/2022

    Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation to the appropriate job page via the link below.


Contact Alaska SeaLife Center