Aquarist - Castaway Cay

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Disney Cruise Line

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At Disney Cruise Line, you can set sail on the job opportunity of a lifetime! Disney Cruise Line has established itself as a world-renowned leader in hospitality and entertainment, and has been recognized as the top cruise line for families. Our crew members bring the magic to life to deliver exceptional guest service and create family-friendly fun onboard the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and on our private island paradise in the Bahamas – Castaway Cay! With incredible itineraries that visit exciting destinations around the world, crew and Officers can chart the course for an unforgettable adventure with Disney Cruise Line. Ongoing training and development allows our crew to continuously learn and grow personally and professionally, and Disney Cruise Line offers a unique opportunity for those looking to grow, excel and work for one of the most innovative and welcoming companies in the world. Apply today to Embark on Your Career and Navigate Your Future!"
This role is based on Disney's private island, Castaway Cay. Responsibilities
  • Previous Animal Care experience, especially elasmobranches
  • Deliver guest messages that enhance, educate and inspire guests to the Stingray program
  • Prep food for marine life and record keeping
  • Able to function as one team while working with many teams, island partnering
  • Apply the Seven Service Guidelines in daily duties, while upholding Disney’s high standard of guest service
  • Perform husbandry procedures under the direction of the Animal Program aquatic animal collections Manager at Castaway Cay
  • Perform disease diagnosis, diet preparation, animal feeding, cleaning of animal facilities and equipment
  • Perform informal and formal presentations to DCL guest on Castaway Cay
  • Partner with various teams on Castaway Cay to ensure great guest experiences
  • Deliver messages and experiences for TV, Radio, facilitate special requests as needed for PR, Marketing, and VIP guest.
  • Integrate the Disney standard of guest service and the Seven Service Guidelines into daily assignments
  • Actively participate in all Castaway Cay job responsibilities associated with position and line of business as directed by DCL leadership
  • Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by DCL leadership, based on operational need
  • Comply with all company set policies and procedures
Basic Qualifications
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of marine life behavior, physiology, general biology, nutritional requirements and reproductive needs
  • Proven guest/public interaction and presentation skills
  • Proven strong analytical skills
  • Proven strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven attention to detail, accuracy and consistency
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to be on time for scheduled shift and presentation times
  • Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule and be willing to work on weekends and holidays
  • Willingness to live on a private island for 13 weeks at a time
  • SCUBA, CPR and First Aid certified
  • Ability to accept change and initiate an action plan
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Marine Biology, Aquaculture or Zoology
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the field of aquarium husbandry; at least one year at an AZA accredited institution
  • Proven leadership/management experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to conservation and animal care
  • Small boat handling experience
  • Advanced dive certifications, Rescue diver, etc.
  • Be able to work unsupervised and make decisions consistent with the team philosophy
  • Be willing to accept and give feedback to other team members openly
Additional Information

Applicants must:

  • Be genuinely interested in living and working on a private island in the Bahamas
  • Be committed to the position you are applying for at least 2-3 contracts before a transfer or promotion
  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
  • Be willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
  • Be willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines as well as Environmentality requirements and Company practices
  • Be willing to share a cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment
  • Be comfortable living in a confined space with strict rules and regulations
  • Adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and obtain necessary visas (DCL will provide you with documents for this)
  • Complete a pre-employment medical
  • Obtain a criminal background check
  • Bring approved work shoes

**Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

Requirements

See description

Job type
Fulltime job
Location
The Bahamas
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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