Overview

The National Marine Aquarium brings you the opportunity to work in the prestigious Salesforce Tower London development at 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY.

You will be working as part of a small but dedicated team that are responsible for delivering a consistently exceptional display in the foyer of one of the finest contemporary buildings in the City of London.  The exhibit is based on the reefs around the Great Barrier Reef, Australia and contains animals found there. It is the biggest private aquarium in the UK and has recently undergone a major refurbishment.

The team work on a rota’d basis to provide 7 day cover, providing the very best exhibit maintenance, animal nutrition and welfare, diving operations, record keeping and reporting.

The successful candidate will ideally be located within easy reach of the centre of London. You will be professional, punctual and well presented. You will be an excellent communicator and proficient in the use of computers. A diving qualification in the form of HSE part IV or PADI Divemaster are essential and experience in aquatic animal husbandry of at least one year is preferable, along with the ability to pass a HSE commercial dive medical.

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Normal work location will be in London but there may be occasions when you need to travel to the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth for short periods.  Contracted hours average 21 hours per week but some flexibility is required to cover for holidays.  The rate of pay is £11.85 per hour.