Fish Specialist

Apet Inc. - Dundee, IL (30+ days ago)

Midwest’s Largest Distributor of Live Tropical Fish is looking for a Lead Aquatic Caretaker for its Dundee facility. Strong candidates have a passion for aquarium fish, a strive for high quality, and task oriented. We have over 3,000 tanks in our system with thousands of varieties! If you’re a fish person and have leadership potential then don’t pass up this opportunity.

Your job will entail:

  • Identifying fish and receiving them into our systems
  • Quick visual inspection of the fish for quality issues
  • Sorting fish, cleaning systems, and feeding fish
  • A variety of general labor activities in a warehouse setting
  • Maintaining a courteous and professional demeanor with customers and co-workers
  • Communicating effectively with supervisors and subordinates
  • Constantly expanding your knowledge of fish care and onsite operations

We offer:

  • Competitive pay at $10-12 for starting wage
  • Weekly paychecks with option of Direct Deposit
  • Full-time position
  • Flexible schedule (shipment days required, some evenings and weekends)
  • Medical and 401k benefits available
  • Vacation and Holiday pay
  • Opportunities for advancement


  • Compassion for our animals, customers, and employees
  • A working knowledge of freshwater species and aquatic care
  • Able to work in a fast-paced active environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to lift 10-20lb frequently and occasionally up to 40lbs
  • Petstore experience a PLUS

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.00 to $12.00 /hour