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NYA Safety
New York Aquarium

Job Security

Job Family: Safety
Location: New York Aquarium
Job Type: Temporary/Seasonal
Department: Park Services
Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Must be able to work 5 days per week. Must be available to work all weekends and holidays. Schedule and work times vary and are dependent on weather, guest attendance and scheduled special events; schedule subject to change through the spring, summer and fall seasons.

Earn your stripes in safety! Every day your efforts and interactions can make a difference and help provide our guests an amazing park visit. If you are safety-conscious, attentive and ready to serve in an outdoor, fun, family-friendly environment, you can dive into a career with us.

Crowd Control Attendant


Essential duties may include:

  • Assist NYA security staff in maintaining crowd control throughout the NYA Park and grounds.
  • Assist NYA security staff in directing first responders (EMS, FDNY, NYPD,) to locations within the park and grounds.
  • Assist with guest egress at daily Aqua Theater shows and monitoring the theater during all demonstrations.
  • Assist NYA security staff with any issues of guest egress in all exhibit areas

EOE/ AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Qualification Requirements

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to ascend and descend staircases, stairwells and ramps.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to lift/and or move 20-50 lbs.
  • Must be motivated and have the ability to work within a team concept environment.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain New York State Security Guard License within thirty (30) day of being hired for the seasonal position.

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