If you enjoy working with people and care about animals and the environment, Aquarium of the Bay might be the right place for you to work.
To apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send a cover letter mentioning the job title for which you are applying, along with your resume to the email address below the job description or fax it to 415.623.5324.
No phone calls, please.


Guest Services Associate

As a Guest Services Associate you serve as the first point of contact our guests have with the Aquarium, providing the vital “face” of our organization. You are responsible for accurate ticket sales and cash management while maintaining a focus on creating positive interactions between yourself and our guests. Your role is to provide a welcoming, fun and friendly environment for all guests you interact with through engaging service, a thorough knowledge of our products, and a genuine enthusiasm for our institution and mission. This position has a variety of responsibilities and has potential for growth. 


  • This is a full-time or part-time, non-exempt position
  • Minimum three (3) days availability to work including at least one weekend day
  • Able to stand, walk or sit for an entire shift  

Full job description for Guest Services Associate, click here

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to guestservicesjobs@bay.org, subject: Guest Services Associate


Interpretive Specialist: Aquarium of the Bay & Sea Lion Center

We are currently hiring one (1) full-time Interpretive Specialist with shifts scheduled Tuesday - Saturday; this person will focus on being an Interpretive Naturalist / IN2 at Aquarium of the Bay and the Sea Lion Center, as well as supporting the daily operations at both sites. Under the direct supervision of the Education Manager of Guest Experience and Public Programs, the Interpretive Specialist is responsible for ensuring the best possible guest engagement. This includes acting as an Interpretive Naturalist I and II, as well as providing leadership and support to the Naturalist team during scheduled supervisor shifts.

Full job description for Interpretive Specialist, click here

To be considered for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references describing your interest and experience related to the position via e-mail to Laura Gill, Education Manager, at laurag@bay.org. Deadline for applications is open until position is filled.


Interpretive Naturalist – Seasonal Winter 2017: Aquarium of the Bay

Interpretive Naturalists are some of our main public liaisons as they welcome, orient, and engage with guests from all around the world. Through delivering general information – answering questions and holding casual conversations – and leading presentations for groups of 25+ guests, INs encourage guests to take action to help protect the Bay. By way of conservation education, INs educate guests about critical issues related to the Bay’s health such as sustainable seafood, marine debris & plastics, marine protected areas, climate change, and freshwater flows. This position reports to the Education Manager of Public Programs and Guest Experience.

Full job description for Interpretive Naturalist, click here

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Laura Gill at laurag@bay.org.


IT Systems Administrator

Under the general supervision of the IT Manger, the IT Systems Administrator is the first point of contact for end-users and provides systems support across the organizations’ platforms. Primary duties include, but are not limited to: system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all resources and respond to and troubleshooting issues as needed; maintains and has fluent knowledge of the status of all internal servers and network controllers; tracks and responds to tickets submitted via issue management system; provides support for TCP/IP networking and Cisco IOS, Cisco Meraki, and more.

Familiarity and/or proficiency with: Windows operating systems 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Windows server 2003, 2008, 2012,2016, Galaxy Ticketing by Gateway, C&K Systems Counterpoint. Participate in an on-call rotation, responsibilities sometimes require working evenings.

To view the full job description, click here.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to hr@bay.org, subject: IT Systems Administrator.


Facilities and Maintenance Staff

Facilities and Maintenance Staff work on the daily maintenance of the buildings. Under the direction of the department manager and director they perform all scheduled and non-scheduled work requests and special projects including but not limited to painting, patching walls, cleaning and repairing areas.

To view the full job description, click here.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to hr@bay.org, subject: Facilities and Maintenance Staff.


Life Support Systems Engineer

The Life Support Systems Engineer position is tasked with the operations and maintenance of building and life support equipment as well as all other tasked assigned by supervisors. This position reports to the Life Support Systems and Facilities Manager

To view the full job description, click here.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to hr@bay.org, subject: Life Support Systems Engineer.

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