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Part Time Aquarium Outfitter

Cabela's Rapid City, SD

Job Description

Become a part of the Worlds Foremost Outfitter team! At Cabelas we passionately serve people who enjoy the outdoor lifestyle by delivering innovation, quality and value in our products and service. Live...Dream... Work the Adventure! Cabela's has an opening for a Part-Time Aquarium Outfitter at our Rapid City, SD retail store.
Position Overview:
This position is responsible for the overall care and maintenance of the retail store aquariums and associated life support systems to include display aquariums, waterfalls, bait, quarantine systems, and exhibits.  This position will also be required to travel, stay overnights and take care of multiple aquariums.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Feed and care for the display specimens. Establish and maintain an appropriate feeding schedule. Observe specimen health and behavior and perform care necessary to keep exhibit animals in healthy condition. Keeps accurate records monitoring specimen health, behavior, feedings and life support system maintenance.
  • Maintaining the mechanical life support system components of the aquarium including but not limited to: pumps, motors, sand filters, cartridge filters, chillers, ozone treatment systems, flow switches, pressure gauges, aeration devices, ultraviolet sterilizers, make up water preparation systems, water testing and sampling equipment.
  • Maintain proper water quality, which includes manipulation through the use of chemicals. Maintain and clean taxidermy displays as required.
  • Manage collections through acquisition of new specimens and maintains appropriate permits for that state
  • Clean and perform maintenance as needed. Cleaning of the components and fish tank; such as skimmer boxes, screens, and de-gas sand filters. Checking the overall fish health, removing dead fish from exhibits and treating and diagnosing sick fish and diseases. Checking water pressure, flow and temperature of each system. Receiving bait, treating bait, and cleaning out dead bait.
  • Answer questions from the public in a friendly and professional manner. Develop and deliver informational presentations in a friendly and professional manner to small, medium, or large groups to include feeding shows and dive presentations.
  • Other Duties as Assigned by Management. 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 0 to 2+ Years' experience
  • Experience in the related field or outdoor lifestyle
  • Ability to use good judgment and logic (required)
  • Knowledge of fish disease diagnosis, treatment, and necropsy procedures (preferred)
  • Hiring preference is given to those with knowledge of aquariums and aquariums systems.
Cabela's is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we seek to create an inclusive work place that embraces diverse backgrounds, life experiences and perspectives.
Cabela's shows commitment to the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces by providing meaningful, challenging career opportunities where military skills and experience may be applied.
Cabelas offers a competitive benefits package to include: 401k, vacation, health and dental coverage for you and your family, and employee discounts.
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Job Details

Date Posted August 12, 2017
Date Closes September 11, 2017
Requisition 29966BR
Located In Rapid city, SD
SOC Category 00-0000.00