Theater of the Sea animal care specialists are responsible for the daily care and training of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, and/or fish & reptiles, maintenance of facility, and performance of public shows and interaction programs.


  • At least 18 years of age
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S.


  • SCUBA certification
  • Experience with marine animals
  • Degree in related field


  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid time off
  • Complimentary admission to the park for immediate family
  • 20% off admission to the park for friends and extended family
  • Discounted meals at our onsite grill
  • 20% discount in our giftshop
  • Membership in the Florida Attractions Association (discounted or complimentary tickets to participating attractions)

Questions? Please contact us here and select “Careers and Internships”

A collage of photos including: Woman in wetsuit being pushed into the air by her foot from a bottlenose dolphin underneath, Two women being lifted into the air on the backs of bottlenose dolphins, A sealion waving to the crowd while a trainer waves, A sealion giving a woman in a blue shirt a kiss on the cheek, A woman in the water giving a hug to a bottlenose dolphin