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New York Aquarium Park Services Associate
New York Aquarium

Job Description

Job Family: Park Maintenance
Location: New York Aquarium
Job Type: Temporary/Seasonal
Department: Various
Status: Non-Exempt

Schedule: Must be able to work 4-5 days per week. Must be available to work all weekends and holidays. Schedule varies and is dependent on weather and guest attendance; schedule subject to change through the spring and summer.

Earn your stripes in operational support! Making our park look its best is at the heart of every great guest experience. The hard work and dedication of our maintenance and cleaning staff makes all the difference! You can be a part of this team, and gain valuable work experience along the way.

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Park Services Associate


Essential duties may include:

  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the Aquarium exhibits, buildings and grounds in all areas (windows, garbage, recycling, etc.)
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the stands of the Aqua theater (animal show stadium)
  • Responsible for seating the public during Aqua theater shows and working in the stands throughout demonstrations to ensure guest safety
  • Responsible to report destroyed equipment or any vandalism to exhibits.
  • Completing other related assignments and assisting others on the team as required
  • Responsible for setups and break down on all Aquarium events.
  • Responsible for maintaining comfort station
  • Responsible for assisting with gardening duties

Qualification Requirements

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and/or move 20-50 pounds
  • Comfortable being exposed to cold and hot weather conditions
  • Good verbal communication skills and the ability to provide directions and information
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to work in an environment with fish and handle fish debris
  • Must maintain a neat appearance

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