Assistant Biologist / Diver – Salesforce Tower, London

13th June 2019

Assistant Biologist / Diver – Salesforce Tower, London

21 hours per week – £11.85 per hour

The National Marine Aquarium brings you the opportunity to work in the prestigious Salesforce Tower London development at 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY.

You will be working as part of a small but dedicated team that are responsible for delivering a consistently exceptional display in the foyer of one of the finest contemporary buildings in the City of London.  The exhibit is based on the reefs around the Great Barrier Reef, Australia and contains animals found there. It is the biggest private aquarium in the UK and has recently undergone a major refurbishment.

The team work on a rota’d basis to provide 7 day cover, providing the very best exhibit maintenance, animal nutrition and welfare, diving operations, record keeping and reporting.

The successful candidate will ideally be located within easy reach of the centre of London. You will be professional, punctual and well presented. You will be an excellent communicator and proficient in the use of computers. A diving qualification in the form of HSE part IV or PADI Divemaster are essential and experience in aquatic animal husbandry of at least one year is preferable, along with the ability to pass a HSE commercial dive medical.

Normal work location will be in London but there may be occasions when you need to travel to the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth for short periods.  Contracted hours average 21 hours per week but some flexibility is required to cover for holidays.  The rate of pay is £11.85 per hour.

When applying please forward your CV and a covering letter with details of your current employment and any relevant experience.

Please apply via e-mail with the subject field/line containing “Application for Salesforce Tower Position” to: justin.lennon@national-aquarium.co.uk.

A full Job Description and Person specification is available to download.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.  As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

The National Marine Aquarium Limited welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Closing Date: 5th July 2019

Interviews to be held week beginning 15th July

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