Careers

From time to time we have vacancies at our popular attraction.  Please see below for any current opportunities we have available.  We are close to all major attractions and links in Skegness, including Skegness Pier, Butlins and Skegness Fantasy Island.

Aquarium Senior Aquarist

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Skegness Aquarium’s Zoo Crew for an experienced Senior Aquarist to join our busy team. Skegness Aquarium is home to tropical marine, tropical freshwater and terrestrial species set around an interactive Treasure Island themed environment.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Daily husbandry and maintenance of displays
  • Life support systems maintenance
  • Record keeping
  • Maintaining highest standards of animal welfare, compliance with zoo licensing and delivering veterinary care
  • Guest interpretation and interaction
  • Assisting Dive team with dive operations

Essential requirements:

  • At least two years’ experience working within the aquarium industry
  • Experience of tropical aquatic husbandry and sound knowledge of aquarium life support systems
  • Proven ability to work under own initiative, high attention to detail and key team player
  • Good communication skills and confidence speaking in public and interacting with visitors
  • Excellent record keeping skills and knowledge of zoo licensing procedure
  • Passionate about delivering the highest standards throughout the work environment
  • Be able to relocate within 20 minutes of the aquarium
  • Be able to work alongside our Curator to continue developing the team and improving the environment for both animals and visitors

Desirable requirements:

  • Qualification/degree in marine biology, animal care or similar
  • DMZAA would be beneficial
  • Qualified PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent, and be able to obtain a HSE Dive Medical
  • Experience in coral and jellyfish husbandry
  • Experience working with terrestrial invertebrates, amphibians and reptiles

This is a full time position which includes working regular weekends and bank holidays as well as being on call for out of hour’s emergencies, working sometimes early or late to meet business demands.

Please apply in writing with a copy of your CV and covering letter to: Amy Sheeran, Skegness Aquarium, Tower Esplanade, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 3HH or email admin@teenspiritltd.com

Aquarium Senior Curator

Aquarium Senior Curator

Skegness Aquarium require a full time Senior Curator to join our existing busy team in the Zoological department.

Skegness Aquarium is home to tropical marine and terrestrial species set around an interactive Treasure Island themed environment.

Suitable applicants must have:

  • Qualification/degree in marine biology, animal care or similar
  • Experience in coral and jellyfish husbandry
  • Experience working with terrestrial invertebrates, amphibians and reptiles
  • Experience of tropical aquatic husbandry and sound knowledge of aquarium life support systems
  • Excellent record keeping skills and knowledge of zoo licensing procedure
  • Passionate about delivering the highest standards throughout the work environment

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To have overall responsibility of the Curatorial department on a daily basis
  • Maintaining highest standards of animal welfare, compliance with zoo licensing and delivering veterinary care
  • Daily husbandry and maintenance of displays
  • Life support systems maintenance
  • Record keeping
  • Guest interpretation and interaction
  • Assisting dive team with dive operations
  • Proven ability to work under own initiative, high attention to detail and key team player
  • Good communication skills and confidence speaking in public and interacting with visitors

This is a full time position which includes working regular weekends and bank holidays as well as being on call for out of hour’s emergencies, working sometimes early or late to meet business demands.

Please apply in writing with a copy of your CV to: Amy Sheeran, Teen Spirit Ltd, Skegness Aquarium, Tower Esplanade, Skegness, PE25 3HH or email admin@teenspiritltd.com

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OPENING TIMES

We are open 10.00am until 5.00pm every day

Last admissions are at 4.00pm

Please check with the Aquarium for details of late opening hours, Christmas hours & special events.

School Holidays:
We are open 9.30am until 6pm every day.  Last admission 5.00pm* Holiday dates may vary by school.

CONTACT

Tower Esplanade, Skegness, Lincolnshire
PE25 3HH

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