Jobs at the Seattle Aquarium

Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment

Click on the link below to view the entire posting and for information on how to apply. The Seattle Aquarium is nonprofit, 501c3, owned by the City of Seattle. The Aquarium currently serves over 825,000 visitors and 40,000 school children and their teachers annually. Guided by the mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.

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On-call audio visual technician/event representative

The Seattle Aquarium is looking for an on-call audio visual tech/event representative to join the events team. The on-call AV tech/event representative furthers the mission of the Seattle Aquarium by overseeing a wide variety of evening rental and event functions in the Aquarium facility, from intimate weddings to 1,500-person parties, representing the Aquarium with the highest standards during the hours immediately before, during and after an event. This role serves as an on-call backup to both the AV technician and event representative. We are looking for someone who is customer-service-oriented and comfortable speaking in front of groups, with excellent communication skills and working knowledge of and experience working with audio visual equipment.

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Posting expires: Open until filled

Major gift officer

The philanthropy team is searching for an experienced major gift officer to join the team. The major gift officer furthers the Seattle Aquarium’s mission by building upon an emerging individual donor portfolio through a thoughtful moves management plan with the goal of increasing donor contributions in the $10,000 and above gift range. This position will work closely with the deputy director of philanthropy to grow annual support and will work to uncover prospects for the Aquarium’s new capital campaign.

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Posting expires: Open until filled.

Maintenance Lead 

The Seattle Aquarium is hiring a maintenance lead to join the facilities team. As one of two lead maintenance technicians, you will be responsible for taking the lead in maintenance and janitorial services activities at the Seattle Aquarium. You will assist the facilities manager in oversight and coordination of the schedules and activities of the maintenance/janitorial staff on a day-to-day basis, ensuring the highest level of cleanliness and customer service for our guests and staff. You will act as a role model within the facilities team and for guest services, and comply with all safety protocols. You will procure supplies and equipment, maintain inventories and work with outside contractors and vendors as needed. Lead activities and the training of staff will account for approximately 25 percent of your time. 75 percent of your time will be spent performing normal maintenance duties.

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Posting expires: Open until filled