Aquarist feeding African black-footed penguins

The mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the oceans. Everyone who works at the Aquarium plays a critical role in our organization. Guided by the principles of creativity, innovation and teamwork, our staff members work together to help people know more, care more and do more on behalf of the oceans. If you can bring your passion and talents to our energetic and rewarding workplace, we invite you to apply for a position that best suits your skills.

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Job Listings with Our Partners

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is proud to partner with ARAMARK for its food services and Service Systems Associates (SSA) for its retail services.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Restaurant


For a list of current job openings, including management and hourly and seasonal opportunities, or to apply for a position, please visit the ARAMARK website.

Main Gift & Bookstore

Service Systems Associates

If you're interested in learning more about employment opportunities or would like to apply for an open position, please e-mail Service Systems Associates at