Life Support Manager – Shark Reef – Mandalay Bay

Posted 1 week ago by MGM Resorts
Las Vegas, NV
Application ends: April 30, 2023
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Job Description

Become one of the stars behind The SHOW and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: **_To entertain the human race._**

The Life Support Manager provides management of the Life Support team and supervision of the life support systems operations, facility operations and maintenance at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.


+ Management and supervision of the life support department.

+ Day to day supervision of the dive department.

+ Supervision of daily operations and maintenance of Shark Reef and all associated systems.

+ Planning and supervision of in-house projects as well as work done by contractors for Shark Reef.

+ Accurate record keeping of activity, inventory, maintenance, round sheets, water usage and water distribution logs.

+ Assistance with SCUBA diving and animal husbandry procedures as needed.

+ Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on life support equipment including pumps, motors, air compressors, heat exchangers, ozone generators and piping.

+ Maintain chemical balance of exhibit water to provide the cleanest, healthiest environment possible for the exhibit animals.

+ Inventory and ordering of materials necessary for life support operations and maintenance.

+ Assist with hiring of life support department and dive department staff.

+ Accomplish other tasks as needed


+ Lead Life Support Systems Specialist (1)

+ Life Support Systems Specialist (8)

+ Diver (4)


+ Experience with Aquatic Life Support System management or water management for at least 5 years

+ Experience in the maintenance of aquariums, aquatic life support systems, and use of water quality testing equipment.

+ Previous supervisory experience required.

+ Excellent customer service skills.

+ Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.

+ Professional appearance and demeanor.

+ Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

+ High school diploma or equivalent.

+ Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.


+ Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.


+ Valid Driver’s License

+ Open Water SCUBA certification


Las Vegas, Nevada

MGM Resorts International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MGM Resorts International will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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