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Aquarists are responsible for the maintenance of an aquarium and are usually hired by zoos and marine research institutes. Based on our collection of resume examples for Aquarist, essential job duties include conserving marine life, implementing educational programs, advocating for wildlife conservation, cleaning tanks, maintaining pipes, and ensuring optimal conditions for marine creatures. Essential job skills seen on a resume sample in the field are an interest in underwater life, physical fitness, practical skills, attention to details, and organization. Depending on their workplace, Aquarists are required a Bachelor’s Degree in zoology or marine biology.

For more information on what it takes to be a Aquarist, check out our complete Aquarist Job Description.

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Aquarist

Responsible for the daily care, maintenance, diet preparation and record keeping for the Aquariums extensive collection of animals. (Saltwater fish, freshwater fish, penguins, reptiles, and Southern sea otters.)

  • Involved in animal collection trips using SCUBA gear, cast nets, seine nets, hook and line, and various sizes of boats.
  • Heavily involved in the Aquarium's partnership with the Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue program. Including the response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
  • Extensive knowledge of life support systems, plumbing, exhibit renovation and gallery renovation.
  • Helped with the design plans for renovations to Aquarium's entrance and Caribbean Gallery.
  • Experience managing Husbandry volunteers and interns.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Environmental Studies
42

Aquarist Specialist

Conduct and supervise stock examinations in order to identify diseases or parasites.

  • Monitor environments to ensure maintenance of optimum conditions for aquatic life.
  • Maintained life support systems for exhibits
  • Conducted daily examinations of livestock
  • Collected varies species from local water sources for livestock inventory
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
43

Marine Aquarist Intern

  • Conducted a research project involving growth rate of four locally found species of algae
  • Educated summer campers about a variety of marine species
  • Measured and recorded salinity, temperature, dissolved oxygen and pH of each fish tank
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Marine Affairs And Political Science
44

Aquarist Internship

Worked with sting rays, meerkats, sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish, frogs, reptiles, and a large variety of fish

  • Food preparation and tank maintenance (siphoning, scrubbing algae off windows and décor)
  • Helped with seal mammal training
  • Performed necropsies on multiple species of fish
  • Transferred a green sea turtle to and from the veterinarian's office in order to get x-rays
  • Collected tropical fish in the Atlantic Ocean using a seine net
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Biomedical Science
45

B. Aquarist Volunteer

  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of husbandry tasks, including feeding and cleaning
  • Maintained aesthetics, health and water quality within independent exhibit tanks and closed life support systems, and kept accurate records of these actions
  • Performed water quality tests for ammonia, nitrogen compounds, pH and salinity
  • Taught lessons for school programs and educational outreach
  • Guided school groups on boat field trips to learn about marine mammals, water quality, and local marine life; practical knowledge and use of trawl nets and plankton tows
  • Participated as a SCUBA diver in an annual pier dive clean-up at the Hartford Pier
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Viticulture
AA
Viticulture And Enology
46

Aquarist

Maintained large aquarium systems; ensuring quality & health of fish, coral, and invertebrates.

  • Assisted customers in selection of aquarium systems and livestock.
  • Ordered inventory for resale merchandise as well as special order items.
  • Delivered and install aquarium systems for customers.
  • Continuous personal education on new technologies and products to better serve the customer.
  • Key holder for the business; responsible for opening and closing duties.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AAS
Urban Horticulture
Emt

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