Aquarist at Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture ScienceExternal

Deadline 11:55 pm on Tuesday 11th January 2022

News Overview

Contact: Mandy Roberts
E-mail: careers [at]
website: Job Advertisement
Deadline: January 11, 2022

Based in Weymouth, UK the jobholder will work in a role that is important for delivering high quality scientific research supporting the UKs capability and capacity to protect wild and farmed aquatic animals from disease, anthropogenic chemicals and climate change. The working environment and specific daily requirements will vary depending on the species you are caring for and the research programmes being undertaken.

As animal care is needed 24/7 the role will include weekend and bank holiday working on a rota basis, along with the provision of emergency callout response.

As an aquarist in the facility, you will work alongside the Named Animal Care Welfare Officer (NACWO) and other aquarists as part of a team responsible for the day-to-day care of aquatic animals, including fish and invertebrates.

Salary £21,506

Contract type: Permanent

Application Process
As part of the application process applicants will be asked to complete a CV, 3 x 250 word behaviour and 3 x 250 word technical statements.
Further details around what this will entail are listed on the application form.

See the full job description below