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Blue Planet Aquarium seeks Quarantine Aquarist


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced pro active individual to join us as a Quarantine aquarist.


About You

A degree or equivalent in a relevant biological science is advantageous, as is previous relevant experience in the visitor attractions sector. Practical experience of working with marine and freshwater fish and invertebrates, plus knowledge of aquarium life support systems are essential. Excellent IT skills and attention to detail are also required.


About the Role

You will have responsibility for our off show area and quarantine facility which serves our seven public aquariums across the UK plus involvement with our central 3.7 million litres shark exhibit. Special access all area tours are an optional guest experience and you will be responsible for ensuring a memorable occasion.


The role will include collation of records to Zoo Licensing standards along with assisting in the operation of the Aquarium’s other displays.


This post is full time, with weekend shifts allocated on a rota basis.


About Blue Planet Aquarium

Blue Planet Aquarium is home to over 100 living displays across 16 themed zones taking guests on a journey of underwater discovery. It is home to Europe’s largest collection of sharks housed in a 3.8 million litre exhibition display.



Alongside annual salary a benefits package that includes a pension plan, 22 days holiday, Annual pass into Aspro Parks worldwide.


About Us

We are part of the ever expanding Aspro Parks Group operating over 60 attractions across Europe. Here in the UK we have 9 sites ranging from aquariums, theme park and caves.


Candidates should apply to Janeen Pickup, Human Resources Manager, C/O Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire CH65 9LF. E-mail: [email protected] Your application letter should highlight how you would fulfil this key role within the organisation, include your salary expectations, and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.


Applications must be received by 2 February 2015


Work Location: Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire CH65 9LF


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