Jobs

We are currently fully staffed for all seasonal positions at our host zoos.  Please check back in the Winter and Spring of 2019/2020 for any future openings.  If you are interested in obtaining more information about some of our positions at Living Exhibits., please click on the appropriate tab below.

Thank you for your interest in Living Exhibits.

 

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  • Avian Animal Care Specialist- Boomerang Island at the Mystic Aquarium

    Avian Animal Care Specialist- Boomerang Island at the Mystic Aquarium
    Employed by: Living Exhibits Inc/Innovative Employee Solutions

    Employment Status: Non-Exempt,  Part Time Positions Available
    Pay Rate: Based on Experience
    Reports to: Exhibit Supervisor; Manager of Avian Exhibits

    Job purpose:
    Living Exhibits, Inc. is a company who has been contracted by the Mystic Aquarium to provide an interactive avian exhibit on their premises. This exhibit is Boomerang Island and consists of a walk through aviary with over 400 free flight birds. Birds include parakeets, cockatiels, Superb & and Kookaburras. We are looking for energetic and positive individuals to provide the basic husbandry and care of this bird collection. As an Animal Care Specialist, you are responsible, under the direction of your Exhibit Supervisor, for all aspects of exhibit operation including animal care and health, exhibit cleaning and maintenance, interaction with guests and the leadership of host institutions. It is imperative that all duties are performed in a consistent, accurate, informative and entertaining manner. This position should be fun for you and the guests.

    Qualifications:
    1. Bachelor’s degree (or working towards) in zoology, animal husbandry, a related field or equivalent experience;
    2. One year practical experience in the care and interpretation of animals; bird handling and zoo and aquarium animal related experience a plus;
    3. Basic knowledge of the animals featured in our exhibits , their care and general conservation issues;
    4. Basic understanding of animal enrichment and animal training using positive reinforcement;
    5. Must be comfortable speaking to and interacting with guests, the media, and employees and volunteers of the host institutions;
    6. Must have ability to prioritize tasks and exercise efficient time management skills
    7. Must be able to work individually and/or in a team setting.
    8. Basic computer knowledge including E-mail, Word & Excel;
    9. Able to work in an outdoor environment that may include excessive temperatures and/or wet conditions.
    10. Able to perform physical tasks including occasional lifting of moderate to heavy loads (up to 50 lbs), climbing of ladders, ability to use basic tools and ability to work in elevated conditions.
    11. Must possess valid drivers license and have ability to transport an injured animal in the event of an emergency.

    Responsibilities:
    1. Communicate effectively with all members of the Living Exhibits team, all host institution personnel, volunteers, guests and any others that come into contact as a result of Living Exhibits operations;
    2. Perform daily animal husbandry duties including, but not limited to:
    o Cleaning and maintenance of animal exhibits;
    o Preparation of food and feeding of animals;
    o Observation of animals for injuries, disease and behavioral changes;
    o Necessary care and medical treatment of injured or sick animals;
    o Maintain records for feeding, health care, facility maintenance.
    3. Keep a clean and orderly work space including proper care and maintenance of department facilities and equipment;
    4. Provide educational and interpretive information to all host institution personnel and volunteers as necessary;
    5. As an aid to the Exhibit Supervisor, serve as a liaison with host facility personnel to problem solve, promote a productive relationship and ensure good customer satisfaction;
    6. Maintain a professional appearance and adhere to Living Exhibits and the host institutions uniform policy.
    7. Interact with guests, including discussing the exhibit, the animals, conservation issues and answering questions;
    8. Completion of projects and other duties as assigned including travel to other exhibits.

    Send Resumes & Cover Letters to: admin@livingexhibits.com. MYSTIC AQUARIUM in your email subject line.  All employees of Living Exhibits are subject to employment eligibility and background security checks as well testing for illegal substance use as allowed by law.

     

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    • Avian Animal Care Specialist- Boomerang Island at the Buffalo Zoo

      Avian Animal Care Specialist- Boomerang Island at the Buffalo Zoo
      Employed by: Living Exhibits Inc/Innovative Employee Solutions
      Employment Status: Non-Exempt, Part Time Positions Available
      Pay Rate: Based on Experience
      Reports to: Exhibit Supervisor; Manager of Avian Exhibits


      Job purpose:
      Living Exhibits, Inc. is a company who has been contracted by the Mystic Aquarium to provide an interactive avian exhibit on their premises. This exhibit is Boomerang Island and consists of a walk through aviary with over 400 free flight birds. Birds include parakeets, cockatiels, Superb & and Kookaburras. We are looking for energetic and positive individuals to provide the basic husbandry and care of this bird collection. As an Animal Care Specialist, you are responsible, under the direction of your Exhibit Supervisor, for all aspects of exhibit operation including animal care and health, exhibit cleaning and maintenance, interaction with guests and the leadership of host institutions. It is imperative that all duties are performed in a consistent, accurate, informative and entertaining manner. This position should be fun for you and the guests.


      Qualifications:
      1. Bachelor’s degree (or working towards) in zoology, animal husbandry, a related field or equivalent experience;
      2. One year practical experience in the care and interpretation of animals; bird handling and zoo and aquarium animal related experience a plus;
      3. Basic knowledge of the animals featured in our exhibits , their care and general conservation issues;
      4. Basic understanding of animal enrichment and animal training using positive reinforcement;
      5. Must be comfortable speaking to and interacting with guests, the media, and employees and volunteers of the host institutions;
      6. Must have ability to prioritize tasks and exercise efficient time management skills
      7. Must be able to work individually and/or in a team setting.
      8. Basic computer knowledge including E-mail, Word & Excel;
      9. Able to work in an outdoor environment that may include excessive temperatures and/or wet conditions.
      10. Able to perform physical tasks including occasional lifting of moderate to heavy loads (up to 50 lbs), climbing of ladders, ability to use basic tools and ability to work in elevated conditions.
      11. Must possess valid drivers license and have ability to transport an injured animal in the event of an emergency.


      Responsibilities:
      1. Communicate effectively with all members of the Living Exhibits team, all host institution personnel, volunteers, guests and any others that come into contact as a result of Living Exhibits operations;
      2. Perform daily animal husbandry duties including, but not limited to:
      o Cleaning and maintenance of animal exhibits;
      o Preparation of food and feeding of animals;
      o Observation of animals for injuries, disease and behavioral changes;
      o Necessary care and medical treatment of injured or sick animals;
      o Maintain records for feeding, health care, facility maintenance.
      3. Keep a clean and orderly work space including proper care and maintenance of department facilities and equipment;
      4. Provide educational and interpretive information to all host institution personnel and volunteers as necessary;
      5. As an aid to the Exhibit Supervisor, serve as a liaison with host facility personnel to problem solve, promote a productive relationship and ensure good customer satisfaction;
      6. Maintain a professional appearance and adhere to Living Exhibits and the host institutions uniform policy.
      7. Interact with guests, including discussing the exhibit, the animals, conservation issues and answering questions;
      8. Completion of projects and other duties as assigned including travel to other exhibits.

      Send Resumes & Cover Letters to: admin@livingexhibits.com. Please note “Buffalo Zoo” in your email subject line. All employees of Living Exhibits are subject to employment eligibility and background security checks as well testing for illegal substance use as allowed by

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      • SeaTouch Photo Specialist at the Fort Worth Zoo

        SEATOUCH PHOTO SPECIALIST: STINGRAY COVE at the FORT WORTH ZOO- Full and Part Time Employment

        We are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing person to work for Living Exhibits at the Stingray Exhibit at the Fort Worth Zoo. This person will be working for the SeaTouch photo experience and will be responsible for taking guests photos as they interact with our stingrays and sharks. This person will be operating from within the Stingray and Shark pool, taking photos and speaking and interacting with visitors and encouraging them to have their photos taken.

        The SeaTouch Photo Experience, offered at our aquatic exhibits, is a unique opportunity for guests to have a photo taken that shows them interacting with stingrays both above and below water simultaneously. The photos are taken from within the pool looking out to the visitors at the side of the pool as they interact with the stingrays. The goal of such programs is to increase the value of the guests’ experience, further our customers’ zoological mission and do so in a fiscally viable manner.

        As a SeaTouch Photo Specialist, you are responsible for all aspects of photo operations including camera and support equipment operation, marketing photo opportunity to exhibit guests and interaction with guests and the leadership of host institutions. It is imperative that all duties are performed in a consistent, accurate, informative and entertaining manner. This position should be fun for you and the guests.
        Living Exhibits, Inc. designs, builds and maintains interactive animal exhibits for zoos, aquariums and museums across the country. Currently these exhibits include touch-tank marine aquatic exhibits featuring sharks & stingrays and walk-in aviaries featuring Australian parrot species.

        RESPONSIBILITIES:
        • Communicate and cooperate fully with all members of the Living Exhibits team, all host institution personnel, volunteers, guests and any others that come into contact as a result of Living Exhibits operations;
        • Assist in all aspects of daily SeaTouch photo operations including equipment set up, daily maintenance, photo marketing, troubleshooting, and equipment breakdown & storage;
        • Interact with guests, including discussing the photo experience, exhibit, the animals, and answering questions;
        • Help with poolside monitoring and animal observations.
        • Keep a clean and orderly work space including proper care and maintenance of department facilities and equipment;
        • As an aid to the Exhibit Supervisor and Exhibit manager, serve as a liaison with host facility personnel to problem solve, promote a productive relationship and ensure good customer satisfaction;
        • Completion of projects and other duties as assigned.

        QUALIFICATIONS:
        • High School Diploma or equivalent; Some college work preferred;
        • One year practical experience working with the general public in a customer service and/or sales capacity;
        • Excellent public speaking skills; must be comfortable speaking to and interacting with guests- adults and children, employees and volunteers of our host institutions;
        • Basic DSLR Camera Knowledge;
        • Basic computer knowledge including E-mail. Photoshop knowledge a plus;
        • Able to perform physical tasks including lifting up to 50 lbs, Able to work in outdoor environment with constant contact with salt water and aquatic animals, able to stand for long periods, and able to handle shell fish.

        All employees of Living Exhibits are subject to employment eligibility and background security checks as well testing for illegal substance use as allowed by law.

        Please send cover letter and resume to:
        Laura Deuser
        Manager of SeaTouch Systems
        ldeuser@seatouchsystems.com

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        • SeaTouch Photo Specialist at the St Louis Zoo

          SEATOUCH PHOTO SPECIALIST: CARIBBEAN COVE at the ST LOUIS ZOO- Full and Part Time Employment

          We are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing person to work for Living Exhibits at the Stingray Exhibit at the Fort Worth Zoo. This person will be working for the SeaTouch photo experience and will be responsible for taking guests photos as they interact with our stingrays and sharks. This person will be operating from within the Stingray and Shark pool, taking photos and speaking and interacting with visitors and encouraging them to have their photos taken.

          The SeaTouch Photo Experience, offered at our aquatic exhibits, is a unique opportunity for guests to have a photo taken that shows them interacting with stingrays both above and below water simultaneously. The photos are taken from within the pool looking out to the visitors at the side of the pool as they interact with the stingrays. The goal of such programs is to increase the value of the guests’ experience, further our customers’ zoological mission and do so in a fiscally viable manner.

          As a SeaTouch Photo Specialist, you are responsible for all aspects of photo operations including camera and support equipment operation, marketing photo opportunity to exhibit guests and interaction with guests and the leadership of host institutions. It is imperative that all duties are performed in a consistent, accurate, informative and entertaining manner. This position should be fun for you and the guests.
          Living Exhibits, Inc. designs, builds and maintains interactive animal exhibits for zoos, aquariums and museums across the country. Currently these exhibits include touch-tank marine aquatic exhibits featuring sharks & stingrays and walk-in aviaries featuring Australian parrot species.

          RESPONSIBILITIES:
          • Communicate and cooperate fully with all members of the Living Exhibits team, all host institution personnel, volunteers, guests and any others that come into contact as a result of Living Exhibits operations;
          • Assist in all aspects of daily SeaTouch photo operations including equipment set up, daily maintenance, photo marketing, troubleshooting, and equipment breakdown & storage;
          • Interact with guests, including discussing the photo experience, exhibit, the animals, and answering questions;
          • Help with poolside monitoring and animal observations.
          • Keep a clean and orderly work space including proper care and maintenance of department facilities and equipment;
          • As an aid to the Exhibit Supervisor and Exhibit manager, serve as a liaison with host facility personnel to problem solve, promote a productive relationship and ensure good customer satisfaction;
          • Completion of projects and other duties as assigned.

          QUALIFICATIONS:
          • High School Diploma or equivalent; Some college work preferred;
          • One year practical experience working with the general public in a customer service and/or sales capacity;
          • Excellent public speaking skills; must be comfortable speaking to and interacting with guests- adults and children, employees and volunteers of our host institutions;
          • Basic DSLR Camera Knowledge;
          • Basic computer knowledge including E-mail. Photoshop knowledge a plus;
          • Able to perform physical tasks including lifting up to 50 lbs, Able to work in outdoor environment with constant contact with salt water and aquatic animals, able to stand for long periods, and able to handle shell fish.

          All employees of Living Exhibits are subject to employment eligibility and background security checks as well testing for illegal substance use as allowed by law.

          Please send cover letter and resume to:

          Laura Deuser
          Manager of SeaTouch Systems
          ldeuser@seatouchsystems.com

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