Career Opportunities

You know you’re working at an interesting place when you can say hello to harbor seals every morning and where sea turtles follow you as you walk by their habitat! When you join The Maritime Aquarium team, you'll have fun at work as you help us provide the ultimate entertaining, educational and inspiring experience for our visitors.

Browse the listings below and match your abilities, interests and hours to our available positions. Our full-time positions offer an excellent benefits package.

The Maritime Aquarium is an (E.O.E) equal opportunity employer.

The Maritime Aquarium conducts background investigations on all candidates for paid staff and volunteer positions, which may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Employment Verification
  • Criminal Records Search
  • Social Security Number Trace
  • Driving History

Due to the nature of certain positions, The Maritime Aquarium may perform additional checks as required.

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Current Job Openings

Director of Finance

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Inc. seeks a Director of Finance to lead the strategic direction, management and execution of its financial operations during a uniquely important time in its 32 year history. In addition to addressing the immediate financial challenges due to COVID-19, the Aquarium is currently undertaking major capital projects, and further is envisioning significant expansion of its education programs and conservation initiatives on behalf of the region and Long Island Sound, a nationally recognized ecosystem.

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Associate Director of Development

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Inc. seeks an Associate Director of Development to support the design and execution of a comprehensive, dynamic fundraising effort for the Aquarium during a uniquely important time in its 32 year history. In addition to significant construction projects currently underway, the Aquarium has a long-lasting recovery ahead as a direct result of COVID-19. It also has a number of capital needs and opportunities on the horizon, is advancing its education programs both in-person and online at a critical time for STEM education, and is expanding conservation initiatives on behalf of Long Island Sound, a nationally recognized ecosystem.

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Our Mission

Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.


Contact Us

Open Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Members-Only Hours: Mondays from 10 - 11 a.m.

Phone: (203) 852-0700

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

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