Aquarist CV Template

Aquarists are professionals who are mainly responsible for handling and caring for fish and other animal life in aquariums.  They perform daily tasks to ensure that all the animal life in aquariums are healthy and in good condition.  Aquarists provide food for the animals and ensure the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquarium, keeping them free from algae and other dirt.  Aquarists make sure that the aquariums and the animal life are fit for public viewing.  They need to possess excellent knowledge about the different animal life in the aquarium including the proper temperature and ecosystem they need for survival.  Aquarists work under the supervision of an aquarium curator.

Sample Aquarist CV Template

Mary Austen

Chatsworth Road, Stratford

London, E18 1RB

Phone:  678-776-7777



Resourceful and reliable worker is hoping to be employed as an aquarist in a nature park where I can share my love for water-thriving animals to a broad audience.


Summary of Qualification

  • With three years of work experience as an aquarist.
  • Possess thorough knowledge about the care of fish, water plants, and other animals in aquariums.
  • Skilled in the maintenance of aquariums.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Can accurately follow complex instructions.


Career Experience/Job History

2007 – Present: Aquarist, Natural Water Park

  • Responsible for providing food and other daily needs of fishes and aquarium animals.
  • Clean aquariums and ensure proper temperature for inhabitants.
  • Check the health of animals and care for sick animals.
  • Occasionally tasked to assist in entertaining visitors and viewers.



2002 – 2006:  Bachelor of Science in Biology, London University


Professional reference will be furnished upon request.