Aquarium Manager, Small Exhibits- Resorts World Sentosa

Posted: 11 March 2024| Full time 

overview

Resorts World Sentosa is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Aquarium Manager to lead the planning, development, and management of our aquarium exhibits. Reporting to the Aquarium Senior Manager, this ideal candidate will bring a passion for marine life, extensive knowledge of aquatic ecosystems, and a proven track record in aquarium management.

responsibilities

  • Develop and implement goals and priorities for the aquarium exhibits, aligned with Singapore Oceanarium’s (SGO) mission and vision.
  • Curate and design captivating exhibits that showcase diverse marine life and ecosystems.
  • Stay current with advancements in aquarium sciences and integrate innovative concepts into
  • exhibits.
  • Oversee the health and well-being of aquatic species within the exhibits.
  • Works closely with Veterinary department on all quarantine treatment procedures
  • Report animal medical cases to Curatorial and Veterinarian team upon discovery.
  • Ensures that all animal care and regimes are carried out, implemented and GOP’s are
  • followed.
  • Leads and manages a team of aquarists, including interns and casuals in daily operations for
  • Small Exhibits.
  • Provide training, mentorship, and guidance to staff in fish husbandry and exhibit
  • maintenance.
  • Foster a collaborative and positive work environment.
  • Maintains up to date and accurate records in Oerca program system to ensure quality of
  • animal management and welfare are at or above industry standards.
  • Oversee the maintenance and cleanliness of aquarium tanks and equipment.
  • Promote, participate in and oversee departmental research and conservation programmes.
  • Assist with preparing and managing annual CAPEX and OPEX budget for Small Exhibits.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols.

requirements

  • Minimally possessing a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology, Aquaculture, Zoology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience in aquarium management or curatorial roles.
  • Holds a PADI Rescue Diver certification or higher
  • In-depth knowledge of animal husbandry, disease management, water quality control and
  • life support system operations.
  • Strong leadership, project management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication and public speaking abilities.
  • Commitment to animal welfare and conservation principles.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information received at all times.

to apply

More information about the role can be found here. Interested candidates may also get in touch with Tan Hai En, Human Resources, Attractions – haien.tan@rwsentosa.com

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