Employment

If you enjoy working with people and care about animals and the environment, Aquarium of the Bay might be the right place for you to work.
 
To apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send a cover letter mentioning the job title for which you are applying, along with your resume to the email address below the job description or fax it to 415.623.5324.
 
No phone calls, please.
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Teacher / Interpretive Naturalist

Aquarium of the Bay is looking for energetic and reliable applicants for the Teacher/Interpretive Naturalist position. Successful candidates will support the Aquarium of the Bay Education Department’s mission to promote literacy in ocean and watershed health, climate change issues, and science career development through the lens of critical issues such as:

  • sustainable seafood,
  • marine protected areas,
  • marine debris & plastics,
  • climate change, and
  • fresh water flows.
As a Teacher:
  • Present classroom programs and tours to K-12 students, focusing on the natural history and conservation of the San Francisco Bay and its watershed;
  • Lead birthday parties, sleepovers, and other special programming;
  • Attend training sessions as required;
  • Assist with classroom set-up, clean-up, and materials management;
  • Collaborate with other teachers, as well as work independently.
As an Interpretive Naturalist:
  • Inspire in Aquarium visitors an appreciation for San Francisco Bay, its aquatic life, its watershed, and relevant conservation issues;
  • Ensure a positive guest experience;
  • Ensure the safety of all Aquarium animals;
  • Assist with special events, such as facility rentals.
Please view complete job description and submit cover letter and resume to sonja@bay.org.

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Curriculum Writers
 
Aquarium of the Bay is seeking writers to develop curriculum for new Teacher Resource Guides that will be available on the Aquarium’s website.
 
Aquarium of the Bay’s mission is to protect, restore, and inspire the conservation of the San Francisco Bay and its watershed, from the Sierra to the sea.  A large part of our work revolves around educating local children about the Bay, its watershed, and the amazing animals that live in both.  In order to better bring the Bay into the classroom, the Aquarium is in the midst of a long-term project to align all of our curriculum and resources to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and to provide support for local educators in the transition to these new standards. In an effort to meet these goals, we are creating new expanded Teacher Resource Guides on our website.
 
We are seeking curriculum writers to develop Teacher Resource Guides featuring lesson plans, writing prompts, and recommended resources. There will be a Teacher Resource Guide for each grade level K-12, and they will all be aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, the Common Core State Standards, and the current California content standards. An initial orientation and a template for the Teacher Resource Guides will be provided.
 
Please click here for full job description and how to apply.

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Guest Services Associate

As a Guest Services Associate you serve as the first and last point of contact our guests have with the Aquarium, providing the vital “face” of our organization. Your role is to provide a welcoming, fun and friendly environment for all our guests through engaging service, a thorough knowledge of our products and a genuine enthusiasm for our institution and mission. Overall, the main goal of a Guest Services Associate is to support the Aquarium’s mission by creating lasting impressions and memorable experiences for our guests.

If you have a passion for service and a true desire to make every guest’s visit to the Aquarium that much better, then this is the job for you! Click here to view the Guest Services job description. Still interested? Please email a cover letter and resume to nicoles@bay.org

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Retail Sales Associate


As a Retail Sales Associate you serve as the first and last point of contact our guests have with the Aquarium, providing the vital “face” of our organization. Your role is to provide a welcoming, fun and friendly environment for all our guests through engaging service, a thorough knowledge of our products and a genuine enthusiasm for our institution and mission. Overall, the main goal of a Retail Sales Associate is to support the Aquarium’s mission by creating lasting impressions and memorable experiences for our guests.

If you have a passion for service and a true desire to make every guest’s visit to the Aquarium that much better, then this is the job for you! Click here to view the Retail Sales job description. Still interested? Please email a cover letter and resume to holly@bay.org

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Operations Supervisor 

The Operations Supervisor position is responsible for working alongside the Operations Manager to oversee the day-to-day running of all ticketing areas and POS stations. As a Supervisor, you are expected to set the tone and example for the rest of the Operations staff including; the Supervisors should always be viewed as our best associates! The position will involve working with Operations Manager daily to ensure proper and effective staffing for all ticketing areas, overseeing front desk transactions and interactions, managing associate’s daily cash flow, managing and coaching staff for excellence and, most importantly, providing each aquarium guest uncompromised hospitality and quality service. This position has a variety of responsibilities beyond those listed above; please click here to view the full job description.

Work Schedule: Part-time, up to approximately 30 hours per week. Hours are variable, depending on season and events, and include nights, weekends and holidays. Benefits: Competitive hourly wage, sick leave, commuter benefits and a unique work environment. Please email a cover letter and resume to nicole@bay.org.

 

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