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Water Sciences Ops/Dive Technician - Full Time, $31.16/Hour

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 1206153BR Location Kapolei, Hawaii, United States Business Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Date posted Jul. 14, 2024

Job Summary:

Come and join the magic with Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa! Perks and benefits may include:
  • 100% full coverage of healthcare for you and your eligible dependents
  • 100% paid tuition at network schools
  • Free lunch
  • Free parking
  • Free theme park admission and much more!
The Disney culture is enchanting and unique, and we have found a kindred spirit in the living heritage and graceful rhythm of O`ahu. Built upon 21 acres of oceanfront, Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, welcomes Guests in true local fashion, calling on your natural passion and Aloha spirit to help us cultivate an experience that is upbeat, colorful and rooted in tradition. While our Guests take home happiness, the legends of O`ahu will become as much a part of them as they are of you.

Water Sciences Operator/Dive Technician is an hourly role. Duties will include, but are not limited to, operating Water Sciences water treatment systems, monitoring animal habitats, and diving to clean animal habitats. The technician will perform routine water quality analysis, and testing of critical Water Sciences components. In this role you will run checks on Water Sciences control systems to ensure proper operation of equipment. Water Sciences Operations/Dive Technician must be able to expertly interpret data related to treatment system operations and effectively troubleshoot and resolve system problems. Duties include cleaning and debris removal from animal habitats as well as upkeep of equipment pads used for water treatment. This role ensures adherence to strict water quality guidelines which is the basis of our aquatic animal health program. This position will primarily work a second or third shift.


The Dive Technician will serve as primary support for all Animal Programs dive activities, including guest programs such as SAS and Underwater Explorers which may require the use of video and/or photography equipment as well. Duties will also include, but are not limited to, monitoring animal habitats and diving to clean animal habitats. Duties include cleaning and debris removal from animal habitats as well as upkeep of equipment pads used for water treatment and handling of dive gear used for both guest and team programs. Basic animal husbandry tasks such as food preparation, animal feeds, guest fish feeding programs, clean-up of areas, and rotation of decon-tub items will be assigned as needed. This role ensures adherence to dive safety, strict water quality guidelines, which is the basis of our aquatic animal health program, and excellent guest service.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of PC based software including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Basic Chemistry, Biology, & Physics concepts
  • Ability to interface in a positive & productive manner with peripheral teams- (Ex. Animal Programs Husbandry and Maintenance Support Groups)
  • Demonstrate ability to calmly deal with problem issues
  • Demonstrate Excellent record keeping & Documentation skills
  • Ability to Work in a Team Environment
  • Exemplary Attendance Pattern
  • Proven strong background in math concepts
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including overtime, weekends and holidays
  • SCUBA Certification
  • Dive Master or higher scuba certification
  • High School degree or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to positively interact with guest of Aulani - A Disney Resort and Spa
  • Rescue Diver Certified
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills
  • Proven water filtration background a plus with an understanding of Filters, Valves, Pumps and Disinfection processes
  • Demonstrated ability to share creative and new ideas
  • Proven understanding of SCADA control systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot inaccuracies and malfunctioning system components to isolate problem areas. Report mechanical discrepancies to the facilities team and leadership
  • Ability to organize work and to set priorities; has basic multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to coordinate and supervise contracted service agents as necessary
  • Ability to work as part of a global team and work well under pressure and changing situations
  • Ability to understand the basic principles of water chemistry as they pertain to Life Support systems (DO, pH, Temperature, Nitrogen cycle, turbidity, ORP/HRR, oxidizers, algaecides, rules governing chemical application, biological filtration, nutrients, etc.)
  • Ability to perform the daily accountabilities as they pertain to the shift (system inspections, skimmer/drain/pool cleaning, pump basket maintenance, manual backwash, pool balance, etc.)

Additional Information:

Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and some shifts may start as early as 5:00am while some may end as late as 3:00am, 4:00am or 5:00am. Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

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The pay rate for this role in Hawaii is $31.16 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa:

Combining the natural beauty and spirit of the Hawaiian islands with a touch of Disney magic, Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa embraces and celebrates Hawaiian culture and storytelling. Situated on 21 acres of oceanfront property on the island of O‘ahu, the resort was uniquely designed for families to discover the culture, history and traditions of Hawai‘i against a backdrop of blue skies and beautiful views. Cast members are integral to bringing these stories of Hawai‘i to life, while upholding Disney’s renowned service and enchanting entertainment offerings.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Vacation Club Hawaii Management Company, LLC, which is part of a business we call Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa.

Disney Vacation Club Hawaii Management Company, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

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