Seattle Aquarium café closed for upgrades October 16–27
You can look forward to new equipment and streamlined service when the café reopens on October 28—we appreciate your understanding!

Jobs at the Seattle Aquarium

Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment

Click on the link below to view the entire posting and for information on how to apply. The Seattle Aquarium is nonprofit, 501c3, owned by the City of Seattle. The Aquarium currently serves over 825,000 visitors and 40,000 school children and their teachers annually. Guided by the mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.

Safety and security manager

This position, under general supervision and in coordination with other departments (Aquarium facilities and engineering, life sciences/dive safety officers, human resources, etc.) plans, develops and implements the Seattle Aquarium’s safety, health and security programs, ensuring the safety and security of both the public/guests and employees, as well as the physical building, grounds and vehicles. The safety and security manager is the representative for the Seattle Aquarium on compliance with various regulatory agencies (AZA Safety and Security, OSHA, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, etc.), partners with local law enforcement and emergency response agencies, and is acting Section 504/accessibility coordinator.

For more information, click here.
To apply, click here.

Volunteer engagement specialist

The Seattle Aquarium seeks a volunteer engagement specialist to support the daily operations and development of programs for the volunteer engagement program. The specialist will work with the volunteer engagement manager to coordinate the on-boarding of new adult volunteers, the daily functions of the volunteer office and the development of new programming.

As we strive create an environment that is welcoming and inclusive, the ideal candidate will have two years’ experience supervising or coordinating adult volunteers and be able to patiently and effectively deal with a variety of personalities and volunteer concerns. We are looking for someone who is adaptable to meet people where they are and able to tactfully handle a wide variety of situations effectively. This requires excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

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Posting expires: November 3, 2017

Philanthropy events coordinator

Seattle Aquarium is hiring an events coordinator to join the philanthropy team. The philanthropy events coordinator contributes to the success of the department’s fundraising goal by providing strategic, creative and thoughtful recommendations toward a solid fundraising events program that builds on a donor-centric model. This includes planning and executing donor recognition and cultivation events and assisting the philanthropy events manager with the Aquarium’s major fundraising events. A successful candidate will be able to provide leadership on strategy, new approaches, collaborate with Aquarium colleagues across departments, and steward key donor and volunteer relationships.

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Posting expires: Open until filled