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Saudi Arabia

Join the team of WZC in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia!

Worldwide Zoo Consultants (WZC) is thrilled to partner with an exciting new project in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. The project entails the management of a state-of-the-art VVIP private animal facility operation dedicated to the comprehensive care of a diverse range of animal species (both terrestrial and aquatic, domestic and exotic). The collection begins with ungulates, reptiles, insects, birds and fish with plans to expand by introducing primates and other mammals in subsequent phases.

Worldwide Zoo Consultants is seeking a passionate and experienced Aquarist to join our team. As an Aquarist, you will be at the heart of creating and maintaining a dynamic aquatic environment, ensuring the health and vitality of our diverse aquatic inhabitants.

  • Aquatic Species Care:
    • Provide expert care and husbandry for a wide variety of marine and freshwater species, ensuring their well-being, health, and enrichment.
    • Maintain optimal water quality parameters and monitor aquatic environments.
  • Enrichment and Behavioral Observation:
    • Design and implement enrichment programs to promote the mental and physical well-being of aquatic species.
    • Conduct behavioral observations to monitor and assess the animals’ health and behavior.
  • Habitat Maintenance:
    • Maintain clean and safe aquatic enclosures, including aquariums, tanks, and water filtration systems.
    • Collaborate with the maintenance team for equipment repairs and improvements.
  • Conservation and Education:
    • Participate in educational programs, tours, and presentations to raise awareness about aquatic conservation.
    • Educate visitors about aquatic species, ecosystems, and the importance of conservation efforts.
  • Record Keeping:
    • Maintain accurate records of water quality parameters, animal health, and environmental conditions.
    • Assist in the preparation of reports for regulatory compliance and management review.
  • Knowledge of dive equipment and the corresponding maintenance of the equipment.
  • Scuba certification required.
  • Proven experience as an Aquarist, with expertise in the care of a diverse range of aquatic species.
  • Strong knowledge of water chemistry, filtration systems, and aquatic habitat maintenance.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with visitors, staff, and volunteers.
  • Passion for aquatic life and conservation.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to perform tasks that involve lifting and carrying equipment.

Why Worldwide Zoo Consultants (WZC)?:

At WZC, we are renowned for our unwavering commitment to delivering top-tier service and expertise to our clients. Drawing upon our extensive experience and strong affiliations with globally esteemed zoological organizations such as WAZA, AZA, EAZA, and ZAA, we bring unparalleled knowledge and passion to every project.

About Worldwide Zoo Consultants (WZC):

Worldwide Zoo Consultants is a global leader specializing in the creation, development, and management of a wide spectrum of specialized animal facilities and projects. Our portfolio spans from the design and management of zoological parks, public aquariums, and animal sanctuaries to the curation of living museums and the establishment of immersive, animal-based educational centers.

Join us in this exciting opportunity to contribute to the management and operations of a world-class animal facility in the heart of Saudi Arabia.

Please send a one-page cover letter with your resume to with the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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