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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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 nicole@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 nicole@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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Administrative Assistant

The Executive office of Aquarium of the Bay is looking for an administrative professional to join our team.  Working side-by-side with the CEO’s Executive Assistant, the Administrative Assistant will be involved in daily aspects of maintaining schedules and calendars, taking dictation and meeting minutes, special projects and general office administration. 

Click here for a full job description.

Work Schedule: Full time, 35-40 hours per week, Monday-Friday hours between 9:00-6:00 to be determined. Benefits: Competitive hourly wage, sick leave, commuter benefits and a unique work environment. Please email a cover letter and resume to alexandra@bay.org
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Design and Web Coordinator-Part Time

Working hand in hand with the Senior Communications Manager, your role will be to coordinate and create compelling visual designs, in both print and web media, to support each of the Aquarium’s departments and strengthen our visual brand. As a crucial member of a small team, you will not only be expected to take a project from start to finish, beginning with conceptual brainstorming, and continuing through physical layout, proofing, pre-press and coordination of delivery. 

Please click here for job description and how to apply.

Work Schedule: Part-time, up to approximately 30 hours per week. Benefits: Competitive hourly wage, sick leave, commuter benefits and a unique work environment. 

Administrative Assistant - Part Time (Education and Conservation Dept.)

Position purpose/general duties:

  • Provide general administrative support for the Director of Education & Conservation and other Education & Conservation Department team members
  • Assist with special projects and tasks including data entry, research, meeting notes and agendas
  • Some scheduling assistance using Microsoft Outlook and Google calendars
  • Ordering office supplies as needed
  • Other duties as necessary
Key skills/knowledge required:
  • Excellent communication skills—both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Programs: Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook
  • Ability to work well without supervision—self-starter
  • Previous experience with customer service or general public
  • Being a team player is a must
Please view complete job description and submit cover letter and resume to jobs@bay.org.

 

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