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Vancouver Aquarium Employee Reviews

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A Fantastic Place to Work
Gallery Assistant (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCMarch 30, 2015
30 minute shifts with two 30 minute breaks
I learned a lot on how such a big place like the Aquarium works
Management is kind and friendly
Co-workers are the best
Hardest part of the is maneuvering around the facility
Most enjoyable part of the job is getting to go to the aquarium
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Great place to work!
Banquet Coordinator (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCFebruary 11, 2015
- Establish and build relationships with all customers/clients
- Assist in making the Vancouver Aquarium the venue of choice
- Meet all customer/client needs in a timely fashion to ensure 100% customer – more... satisfaction
- Set up and tear down event area to meet the customers/clients needs
- Manage a high volume of requests from customers, clients, and staff
- Effectively troubleshoot issues/concerns and manage change
- Provide mentorship and guidance to all staff
- Analyze existing procedures and processes and recommend/implement enhancements to improve business practices and customer service – less
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Productive and enjoyable place
Customer Service Ambassador (CSA) (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCJuly 22, 2014
A typical includes the following shifts, which rotate every half hour:
>Galley Time
>Surge Pool
>4D Glasses
>4D Entrance
>Guest Service Desk
>Parking
>Admission Express
>iPad Support
>Data Entry
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rewarding hard work
Volunteer (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCJanuary 25, 2014
Hard working environment with family atmosphere, many opportunities to try new volunteer rewards,very friendly
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Exciting workplace with strong culture
Human Resources Intern (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCNovember 29, 2013
Pros: volunteer opportunities, aquatic life presentations from industry experts
Cons: not long enough contracts!
As a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of ocean and aquatic life, the Vancouver Aquarium was a wonderful workplace experience.

The HR Department included me in every opportunity to – more... gain applicable experience as a growing professional. Some of my experiences include but are not limited to: Preparing for audits; Managing independent projects; Managing confidential information; Assisting in payroll administration; Full recruitment cycle; Pre-sceening culture interviews; Creating policies and procedures; Running background checks and personality assessments. – less
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Fun and constantly changing workplace
Interpretive Delivery Assistant (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCJuly 5, 2013
Pros: fun co-workers
Cons: long hours
-A typical day would include interacting with kids who come to whatever station you are assigned to, answering questions/giving directions to the public, helping set up stations, carrying supplies, helping – more... with any emergencies, and providing a friendly experience.
-I learned how to handle certain marine animals
-The hardest part was being ready for an ever-changing schedule, as well as being on your feet for up to 8 hours.
-Working with people/kids, and having a hands on experience with certain animals. – less
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A great place to work, honest people that are dedicated to thier job.
Lead Hand / Maintenance Worker (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCJuly 18, 2012
A fun maintnance job. A lot of patience required to deal with all types of people. friendly co-workers. Enjoyed every moment.