Animal Care Employment & Internship Application

To be considered, please fill out the following application. All fields are required.

You MUST upload/attach the following prior to submitting this form:

  • ATTACH: Cover Letter
  • ATTACH: Resume
  • ATTACH: Professional Reference Letter 1
  • ATTACH: Professional Reference Letter 2

Basic Information

Date

Full Name

Address

Phone

Email

Employment History

Account for your past three employments, beginning with the most recent job. Complete all information as to each employer in the spaces below.

If you are known by other names at other employers listed under "Employment History," please list those names here:

Name of Company #1:

Address:

Phone Number:

Type of Business:

Supervisor:

Dates Employed (From/To):

Position Title:

Salary:

Reason for Leaving:

Brief Description of Duties:

Name of Company #2:

Address:

Phone Number:

Type of Business:

Supervisor:

Dates Employed (From/To):

Position Title:

Salary:

Reason for Leaving:

Brief Description of Duties:

Name of Company #3:

Address:

Phone Number:

Type of Business:

Supervisor:

Dates Employed (From/To):

Position Title:

Salary:

Reason for Leaving:

Brief Description of Duties:

General Questions

For which position are you applying?

Do you presently possess legal authorization to work in the United States?
YesNo

Are you 18 years of age or older?
YesNo

How did you hear about Theater of the Sea?

Have you been to Theater of the Sea before?
YesNo

If you do not reside locally, are you willing to relocate at your own expense?
YesNo

What is your expected salary? (Employment only, interns are paid minimum wage)

What date would you be able to begin work? (Employment)

Request specific dates for attending (Internship)
From:

To:

Are there any days or shifts you cannot work? If so, when?

Are you aware that the job often requires: strenuous physical activity, strong swimming skills, working in water below 70 degrees Fahrenheit, working in hot, rainy and humid weather, working holidays and weekends, working overtime?
YesNo

Are you SCUBA certified?
YesNo

What level of SCUBA certification do you have?

What is you ideal job?

What are your long-term career goals?

Are you an experienced public speaker?

What are your views on animals in human care?

What are your strengths and weaknesses? How will these affect your ability to perform the responsibilities of the position?

What is an example of something you have done that showed your most excellent performance?

Describe how you have taken initiative to do extra work without being asked?

Tell us about a time you handled a customer complaint effectively.

If we hired you, what could we count on you for without fail?

Would you rather formulate a plan or carry it out? Why?

What amount of supervision do you feel most comfortable working under? Why?

What do you do when you have down time at work?

In past work situations, when have you felt most overwhelmed by work pressures? How did you
react?

Describe how you would handle conflict with a co-worker incorporating the following into your answer-supervisors’ role, your role, how it is resolved, and how to move past the situation. Give a specific example from your employment.

Would you rather be able to predict the work coming in, or would you rather just take it as it comes?

Do you prefer to see a project through from beginning to end, or just do a part of it? Why?

If you could change one thing which is inefficient at your current job/pet peeve about a work environment, what would it be?

Have you ever been disciplined by any of your employers? If yes, give details, including the name and contact information of the employer.

Have you ever been discharged or forced to resign from employment? If so, please explain.

Have you ever been convicted of a crime in the last 7 years other than minor traffic violation? If yes, explain.

ATTACH: Cover Letter
Acceptable File Type(s): .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt

ATTACH: Resume
Acceptable File Type(s): .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt

ATTACH: Professional Reference Letter 1
Acceptable File Type(s): .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt

ATTACH: Professional Reference Letter 2
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