Aquarist job listing

Donna Nemeth dnemeth at
Tue Aug 3 11:12:48 EDT 1999

Please find below a description of an aquarist position available at a
private aquarium in the US Virgin Islands.  Our website is

AQUARIST—Coral World, St. Thomas. Duties include all aspects of animal
collection and care, quarantine, exhibit design & maintenance, fish feeding,
and public shows.  We display live corals in addition to Caribbean fishes
(including sharks and rays), other invertebrates, sea turtles, live
mangroves, tortoises and iguanas.  Advantages of this position include the
chance to work on all aspects of exhibitry, animal handling, and
presentation, with a large part of the day spent in the warm waters of the
Caribbean.  Qualifications required: SCUBA certification, excellent diving
skills, team-oriented but able to work independently with little
supervision, excellent public speaker with strong interpersonal skills.  A
college degree and experience working in a public aquarium is preferred.
Salary $8 to $10/hour, plus benefits.  Send résumé, cover letter, and 3
references by August 15 to Dr. Donna Nemeth, Curator, 6450 Coki Point, St.
Thomas, USVI 00802.  Submission by email (dnemeth at or fax
(340-77 5-9068) preferred.

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