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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Office Assistant - Part Time (Aquarium of the Bay)

bay.org, an equal opportunity, nonprofit employer*, is seeking an Office Assistant to join our team. bay.org is a new umbrella 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization - encompassing Aquarium of the Bay, The Bay Institute, EcoCenter, Bay Model Alliance and Sea Lion Center - that is launching publicly in 2015. During project development, all divisions are continuing to carry out our shared mission: To protect, restore and inspire conservation of San Francisco Bay and its watershed, from the Sierra to the sea.

This position involves a variety of duties, with the primary focus on administrative duties.  This position reports to the Executive Assistant.  
 
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Laura Canaya, Director of HR at laura@bay.org.  Please put “Office Assistant” in the subject line.  No fax submissions please.

Please click here for a full job description.

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IT Support Specialist

Working under general supervision, the IT Support Specialist provides technical support and is responsible for identifying, troubleshooting technical problems and service requests. Responsible for tracking and monitoring all incoming requests as necessary to meet company defined service level agreements including providing status reports to IT management and end-users. Maintains IT assets, user accounts and hardware and software inventory supply records.

Please click here for full job description and how to apply.

Please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Laura Canaya, Human Resources Director, at: hr@bay.org. Please put “IT Support Specialist” in the subject line.
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Life Support Systems and Facilities Engineer

The Life Support Systems and Facilities Engineer position is tasked with the operations and maintenance of building and life support equipment as well as all other tasked assigned by supervisors.  The Life Support Systems Engineer reports the Facilities and Life Support Systems Manager.

Please click here for full job description and how to apply.

Please send a cover letter and resume for the attention Jason Voorhees, Facilities Manager at: jason@bay.org. Please put “Life Support Systems Engineer” in the subject line. 
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Database Coordinator
 
bay.org, an equal opportunity, nonprofit employer* is seeking a full time Database Coordinator. This role will manage data systems across our organization, including data maintenance, extraction, and reporting to support multi-faceted programs, projects, initiatives, and departments. Current systems include: Blackbaud’s eTapestry, Constant Contact, and Gateway’s Galaxy. The position reports to the Development Manager and will be based at bay.org’s offices in San Francisco.

Please click here for full job description and how to apply.

To apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to Laura Canaya, the Director of Human Resources at hr@bay.org

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Operations Supervisor
 
The Operations Supervisor position is responsible for working alongside the Senior Operations and Operations Managers to oversee the day-to-day running of all Guest Services Associates and areas of responsibility. As a Supervisor, you are expected to set the tone and example for the rest of the Operations staff; our 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 areas, oversee front desk transactions and interactions, manage associate’s daily cash flow, manage and coach staff for excellence and, most importantly, provide 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 click here for full job description and how to apply.

Please email a cover letter and resume to nicole@bay.org

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Teacher/Interpretive Naturalist

Aquarium of the Bay is loooking for energetic and reliable applicants for our Teacher/Interpretive Naturalist position. Successful candidates will support Aquarium of the Bay's Education and Conservation 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 
  • fresh water flows

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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Seasonal Aquarium Guest Ambassador


Aquarium of the Bay, an equal opportunity, nonprofit employer is seeking a Seasonal Aquarium Guest Ambassador. Our goal is to provide guests with a friendly, helpful, and welcoming environment. This role will be the first point of contact for many Aquarium guests. This role will be located outside the Aquarium of PIER 39 and other surrounding areas. This role is seasonal and will report to the Aquarium Ambassador Coordinator.

Click here to view the Retail Sales job description. Still interested? Please email a cover letter and resume to laura@bay.org.