Job Fair at the Oregon Coast Aquarium

April 03, 2013

News Release – April 2, 2013

Newport, Oregon— Ever wished you could work at the most popular tourism destination on the Oregon Coast? This may be your chance! The Oregon Coast Aquarium, Wildlife Trading Company and Sharpshooter Imaging will host a job fair on Tuesday, April 9, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The job fair and interviews will be held in the Aquarium’s classroom on the staff entrance side of the Aquarium (across from the Wolf Eel parking lot). Initial interviews will be scheduled and conducted on the day of the event. Interviews will be scheduled on first come, first served basis starting at 10:00 a.m. Applicants should bring several copies of their resumes and arrive well in advance of their interview time slot. Initial interviews will be brief, and applicants may be invited to return for a lengthier interview sometime between 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Sharpshooter Imaging is currently hiring sales photographers. Brent McWhirter, Assistant Venue Manager for Sharpshooter Imaging, said, “We are looking for energetic people that enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with an emphasis on customer service.”

The Aquarium has openings at its admissions desk and will be accepting resumes for positions at the new café. The Wildlife Trading Company, that operates the Aquarium’s gift shops, will hold interviews for Retail Sales Associate positions. Applicants are encouraged to apply for all job openings they qualify for.

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in Newport on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Our mission is to inspire the public to better understand, cherish and conserve marine and coastal ecosystems. The Aquarium is a member of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. It has been named one of the top 10 aquariums in the U.S. Visit us at 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Rd., Newport, OR. www.aquarium.org, 541-867-3474. Follow us on Facebook.com/OregonCoastAquarium for the latest updates.

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