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Aquarist Vallejo, California

Six Flags is seeking responsible and outgoing people to protect our most valuable asset - our Guests. As a lifeguard, pool maintenance technician, or waterpark slide attendant, you'll ensure the utmost safety for all guests while they beat the heat at our waterpark. If you're looking to work in a fast-paced environment surrounded by thrill-seekers, join our team.
  • Part-Time
  • Level: Entry
  • Travel: No

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This is your opportunity to find the kind of position that will make you truly love coming to work every day. The possibilities are endless! Six Flags offers real leadership opportunities, exclusive events, and unbelievable perks and discounts to our employees. You'll have fun working alongside other entertainment enthusiasts in any one of our amazing locations. There are so many advantages to working at Six Flags and we want you to enjoy every one of them!

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“Being a lifeguard teaches valuable life skills and provides me with the opportunity to not only protect our guests but to make lifelong friends.”

Anne

Responsibilities

Job ID: CA36-2927
Date posted: 07/11/2018
Park: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Description

Job Summary: Basic care and husbandry of Aquarium and Shark Experience collection

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide in‑tank maintenance including scrubbing algae, vacuuming sand, cleaning windows, removing decorations for acid‑washing, and redecorating
  • Prepare fish and marine life diets; thaw food product and prepare food as dictated by food charts
  • Check the health and appearance of the fish on a daily basis and report any problems immediately to the Aquarium Manager
  • Check pumps and filters and report any filtration problems to the Aquarium Manager.
  • Perform housekeeping duties.
  • Assist with water changes as assigned
  • Perform quarantine procedures including observation of new specimen, detection of diseases under supervision
  • Assist in changing tank displays and graphics
  • Interpret results from water quality tests and make adjustments to tanks as needed
  • Perform basic laboratory duties as assigned including slide preparation; perform necropsy
  • Assist in the collection of specimens
  • Assist in weekly dive presentations
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess prior experience with aquarium systems and tropical fish
  • Must possess mechanical aptitude and have the knowledge to use basic power and hand tools
  • Must be able to work with chemicals and follow SDS and have knowledge of basic chemistry.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.; must be able to work in and around cold saltwater and electrical equipment
  • Must be physical able to sit, stand ,walk ,duck ,crawl climb stairs and ladders, work at heights with fall protection, swim, and pass an annual physical exam and stress test.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak in English.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid driver license and be able to operate vehicles (including but not limited to forklifts, golf carts, cars, trucks).
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays and evenings as assigned
  • SCUBA certification required. Must possess an open water dive certification from a recognized agency or be able to obtain one in 3 months of hire.
  • Must possess the mental and physical capacities necessary to perform the job duties

Park:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Vallejo CA Vallejo

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is the best place to work in Northern California!

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is open year round!

The most diverse theme park entertainment offering in Northern California can be found at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. From frolicking dolphins to thrilling rides, we offer family fun and create life-long memories for our Guests. This is all possible because of our incredible employees who are friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic.

With so much to offer our Guests, there's no shortage of exciting positions. You can work concerts and shows like Odin's Temple of Tiger and thrilling rides like Medusa, one of the tallest floorless coasters in the world. Our Team Members also get to be a part of various special events such as Festival Latino, Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park. With so much to offer in terms of job opportunities, you'll enjoy new adventures each and every day

Laughing, Learning, and Loving Your Job

This is your opportunity to find the kind of position that will make you truly love coming to work every day. The possibilities are endless! Six Flags offers real leadership opportunities, exclusive events, and unbelievable perks and discounts to our employees. You'll have fun working alongside other entertainment enthusiasts in any one of our amazing locations. There are so many advantages to working at Six Flags, and we want you to enjoy every one of them!

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