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Life Support Systems Technician

Wonders Of Wildlife National Museum And Aquarium
Springfield, United States Posted: June 29, 2024

Make an impact. Join the team at the Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium.

The Role:
  • Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) has a team of over 50 animal care professionals.
  • The Life Support Systems Technician monitors and maintains life support systems, such as ozone generation and treatment, chlorine dosing, fractionators, and associated computer controls.
  • Under the direction of the LSS Manager, this role takes the lead on building, repairing, and maintaining a variety of pumps, filters, valves, and actuators.
The Ask:
  • This position will acquire previous experience.
  • A successful Lead LSS Tech typically possess an AALSO Life Support Operator Level I certification and a dive certification.
  • Experience with RCK control systems or other automation systems desired.
The Benefits:
  • WOW is one of the nation's largest aquariums and is home to 35,000 animals.
  • The role works with a diverse range of animals and has opportunities for career progression.
  • As a full-time role, this position comes with a comprehensive benefit package.
  • Additional perks include discounts across the Conservation Attractions.
The Fine Print:
  • This position requires frequent walking or standing and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds.
  • This role typically starts in the early morning and wraps up by early to midafternoon.
  • Any offer of employment will be conditional based on background and drug screenings, the ability to become an approved driver, and eligibility to work in the United States.
  • This overview is not a job offer, nor is it an all-inclusive description.
  • You should refer to the full job description for more information.
About Us:
  • Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium consists of a 1.5-million-gallon Aquarium Adventure showcasing 35,000 animals and our immersive Wildlife Galleries sharing the story of America's most significant conservationists throughout history and today.
  • In 2022, Wonders of Wildlife became accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
  • Accreditation signifies our exemplary standards for animal welfare, scientific education, and staff training.
  • Created by noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder/CEO Johnny Morris, the 350,000-square-foot experience celebrates people who hunt, fish, and act as stewards of the land and water.
  • Located next to Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters in Springfield, Missouri the campus is a centerpiece of America's Conservation Capital in Missouri's Ozark Mountains.
  • Wonders of Wildlife has been voted "Best New Attraction in America" and "America's Best Aquarium" by the readers of USA TODAY. For more information, visit
  • Full Time employees receive Store/Attraction employee discounts,
  • Medical,
  • Vision,
  • Dental,
  • LTD,
  • 401(k),
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and STD,
  • and Paid Time Off.

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