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.

Marine Science Interpreter (Temporary)

Temporary marine science Interpreters are shift supervisors in the exhibits at the Seattle Aquarium, leading the interpretation volunteers, running volunteer enrichments, and interpreting the exhibits to Aquarium guests both informally and during formal interpretive presentations. In addition to working regularly scheduled hours, these staff members will provide coverage for last-minute schedule changes and vacation requests (most often Thursday–Monday; flexibility in scheduling is required.

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Posting expires: October 17, 2016

Staff Veterinarian

The Seattle Aquarium seeks a staff veterinarian to join our team. The staff veterinarian furthers by supporting the life sciences department through delivering a complete program of veterinary care for the Seattle Aquarium. This includes but is not limited to evaluating nutrition programs and diet formulations and providing clinical diagnostics and treatment for the Aquarium’s animal collection. Effective communication skills are necessary to ensure working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders at all times and upholding the values and goals of the Seattle Aquarium. The current collection includes sea otters, harbor seals, northern fur seals, river otters, alcids, shorebirds, warm- and cold-water fish, and invertebrates.

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Posting expires: October 6, 2016

Youth Engagement Mentor I (Temporary)

Seattle Aquarium seeks two part time, temporary youth engagement mentors to join the volunteer engagement team. These positions work within the youth engagement team to support the efforts of 130–160 high-school-age youth serving in the Youth Ocean Advocates volunteer program. Youth engagement mentors educate youth on marine science topics and interpretation, support and mentor youth in their volunteer roles, and ensure excellent experiences for both youth volunteers and Aquarium visitors. This position will also implement opportunities for high school volunteers to participate in field conservation, field trips and continuing education trainings.

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Posting expires: October 6, 2016


You can also visit our
College Internship Program
page for more information.