Aquarist Resume Samples

An Aquarist works in the aquatic section of a zoo or at a public aquarium and takes care of the fish and other aquatic animals. The job description and duties that are listed on the Aquarist Resume are – taking charge of feeding the fish and animals, preparing the food, taking responsibility for making sure that the aquarium tanks are clean and free of algae; maintaining water quality; adjusting water temperature; ensuring the safety of fish and aquatic animals; and checking for any abnormal signs of disease, injury or sickness.

While the actual duties vary from setting to setting, the following are certain core skills that are considered important – knowledge of basic aquatic animal care, and interest in marine life and animals; knowledge of handling and operating the life support systems; and a strong knowledge of ecosystems and animal care. Most employers look for those possessing a degree in marine science or biology. Besides, most employers look for those who have SCUBA and CPR certifications.

 

Aquarist Resume example

Aquarist Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Aquarist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : MS Office, Analyzing Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Acclimated thousands of new aquatic animals, weekly, to the store's 750+ fresh and saltwater tanks, monitoring temperature, pH, and salinity adjustments with thermometers, pH test kits, and handheld refractometers.
    2. Carried out scheduled (and non-scheduled) water changes to over 3,000 gallons worth of aquatic systems that hold hundreds of live fish, corals, and invertebrates.
    3. Analyzed the proper water chemistry of 8 major aquatic systems (over 3,000 gallons of water in total) by extensive testing of parameters such as pH, ammonia, nitrites, nitrates, calcium, magnesium, alkalinity, etc.
    4. Developed a medication treatment plan for aquatic organisms when the illness is observed and maintain an 800-gallon hospital system for ill animals behind the scenes.
    5. Trained staff and customers on how to properly propagate corals and aquatic organisms regularly.
    6. Educated customers on the proper care, diet, and environmental requirements of their animals (including sociological impacts and compatibility concerns).
    7. Lifted and carried large aquariums, gravel bags, aquarium stands, buckets of water, and other large equipment daily.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Aquarist Resume

Objective : Aquarist with 2 years of experience in interacting on behalf of the Georgia Aquarium with guests, media, general public, etc. Responsible for Adhering to dive safety guidelines established by the dive safety officer, etc.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Managing Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Assisted veterinary staff with procedures on a variety of marine life and mammals.
    2. Kept clear and consistent records on animal behavior, food consumption, medications, and enrichment.
    3. Used positive reinforcement with animals.
    4. Managed specific animal diets in consultation with a veterinarian.
    5. Managed medical care and therapy for specific animals under the supervision of their veterinarian.
    6. Maintained, cleaned, and improved indoor and outdoor animal enclosures, service areas, public spaces, and surroundings.
    7. Performed routine maintenance to exotic animal environments.
    8. Studied environmental factors to design healthy diets for sea turtles and created feeding schedules to meet their feeding needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Aquarist Resume

Objective : Organized, detail-oriented Aquarist professional with over three years of customer service and education experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills. A lifelong interest in technology has led me to recently acquiring my A+ certification.

Skills : SCUBA, Photography, Photoshop, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Participated in weekly planning meetings with curators and fellow aquarists.
    2. Performed aquarium opening and closing duties inspected all systems for proper function, recorded and resolved issues, and/or communicated with staff to rectify problems.
    3. Established and wrote protocols and maintenance schedules for live exhibits.
    4. Directed and trained student teammates and volunteers.
    5. Organized, inventoried, and requested equipment and supplies.
    6. Monitored and recorded animals' health observations.
    7. Performed routine cleaning and maintenance of exhibits.
    8. Prepared food and fed animals (sea turtles, fish, eels, nautilus, sea horses).
    9. Monitored and maintained equipment associated with live exhibits such as chillers, pumps, protein skimmers, filtration systems, and plumbing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Aquarist Resume

Objective : As an Aquarist, responsible for ensuring the overall health, safety, care and maintenance of the aquarium, animal Interactive programs I.e. Sea Trek, Hawaiian Ray Encounter and assorting associated exhibits collectively known as the reef life, etc.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Multi-Line Phone System, Cash Handling, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Prepared Diets for Invertebrates, Fish, and Sea Turtles.
    2. Feed of animals per Diet Protocol.
    3. Preformed Basic Water Quality Tests.
    4. Preformed Basic Aquarium Maintenance.
    5. Supervised Volunteers and New Employees Work.
    6. Supervised Orientation Of New Employees and Volunteers.
    7. Implemented the zoological and exhibit goals and standards for the gallery of responsibility.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              Bachelor Of Science

              Aquarist Resume

              Objective : To obtain an Aquarist, responsible for Performing invertebrate health inspections daily. Experience in Identifying, grading, creating skew structure for new color types and species of coral, etc.

              Skills : Microsoft Office, Interpersonal Skills, Managing Skills, Multitasking.

              Description :

                1. Maintained proper water chemistry level and adjustment.
                2. Maintained proper weight and size of animals prior to shipment.
                3. Identified, treated, and eradicated fish diseases and parasites.
                4. Verified the correct number of incoming live fish and invertebrates against the packing list.
                5. Assessed and reported the quality of received livestock.
                6. Verified consolidation shipments are shipped on time.
                7. Verified correct items included in the packing list.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              Bachelor Of Science

              Aquarist Resume

              Objective : Request a Aquarist position that provides me an opportunity for professional development and at the same time allowing the development of my knowledge, ability and initiative.

              Skills : SCUBA Certified, First Aid Certified, CPR Certified, Assisting Skills.

              Description :

                1. Developed & implemented husbandry procedures with regard to animals and plants and their life support systems.
                2. Attended fish and other aquatic life in aquarium exhibits.
                3. Prepared food and fed fish according to schedule.
                4. Researched and conducted public talk and demonstrations with the animals including animal interaction programs.
                5. Observed fish and other aquatic life to detect disease and injuries, reported the condition to the supervisor and treated according to instructions.
                6. Assisted in the development and implementation of programming, exhibits, and graphics related to the aquarium and exhibit areas.
                7. Assisted crew expedition members in the collection of aquatic life.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Bachelor Of Science

              Aquarist Resume

              Objective : As an Aquarist, responsible for Developing and maintaining invertebrate quality reports. and also responsible for Testing and maintaining optimum system parameters. Experience in Developing and administering treatments as needed, etc.

              Skills : MS Office, Customer Service, Assisting Skills.

              Description :

                1. Worked with the animal husbandry team on daily tasks.
                2. Performed water quality tests for salt and freshwater aquariums.
                3. Applied necessary medications to animals.
                4. Worked alongside a veterinarian observing microorganisms.
                5. Answered guest questions and concerns regarding the museum and aquarium.
                6. Interacted with guests of many nationalities and languages.
                7. Recorded data into the computer system.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Aquarist Resume

              Objective : Seeking a Aquarist with 2 years of experience in with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

              Skills : MS Office, Management Skills, Managing Skills, Customer Service.

              Description :

                1. Cleaned, maintained, and improved indoor and outdoor animal enclosures, service areas, public spaces, and surroundings.
                2. Performed preventative or routine maintenance to exotic animal environments.
                3. Provided technical training to co-workers and new staff.
                4. Kept clean and accurate records on fish behavior, food intake, and medications.
                5. Advised owners regarding aquarium care.
                6. Updated client records and added appointments to the company calendar.
                7. Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all times.
                8. Evaluated animals to determine their temperaments.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              G.E.D

              Aquarist Resume

              Objective : Aquarist with 5 years of experience in Insuring the well-being, feeding and care of collection animals at the Aquarium the daily care and operation of their enclosures. Responsible for Participating in the cleaning of the public areas in and around exhibits, aquariums, tanks, enclosures, etc.

              Skills : Creative Skills, Motivational Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

              Description :

                1. Exhibited state of the art, adaptive, provocative, and comprehensive vivaria displays.
                2. Performed marine and freshwater tank maintenance duties Entrusted with the solo care of aquatic exhibit and quarantine area.
                3. Learned animal care practices, exhibit goals and standards for the jellyfish husbandry program.
                4. Learned the daily operational requirements of the exhibit and its presentation to guests.
                5. Participated in training, development, and performance review for individual professional development and enrichment, via the annual appraisal process.
                6. Overworked with the F&I team to maintain the highest quality jellyfish care standards.
                7. Interfaced effectively with other departments to maintain the highest quality standards in all related areas.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              2-5 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Executive
                              Education
                              Education
                              G.E.D

                              Aquarist Resume

                              Objective : As an Aquarist, responsible for Inspecting exhibits and facilitating to ascertain that environmental conditions are appropriate, including filtration, water quality, lighting, temperature, cleanliness, and take necessary action to ensure such, etc.

                              Skills : Customer Service Skills, Assisting Skills, Creative Skills.

                              Description :

                                1. Nurtured positive working relationships with co-workers and team members from other departments.
                                2. Learned how to properly interact on behalf of the Georgia Aquarium with guests, media, the general public, etc.
                                3. Adhered to dive safety guidelines established by the dive safety officer.
                                4. Created and maintained environments for various fish species from around the world.
                                5. Assisted with specimen transports, water quality testing, quarantine, diagnosis, and treatment of fish disease, maintain records including daily dive logs, tank sheets, and exhibit populations.
                                6. Instructed volunteers on how to properly perform tasks such as water chemistry, exhibit cleaning, and daily feedings.
                                7. Implemented the daily operational requirements of the staff, animals, and gallery of responsibility.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              2-5 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Executive
                              Education
                              Education
                              G.E.D