The role of the guiding department is to creatively interpret the aquarium exhibits, deliver a programme of events and offer fantastic customer service to The Deep’s visitors.  The guides inspire an understanding of the sea that promotes conservation action and an understanding of the beauty and wonder of the marine world as well as helping to create a great day out for all.

REPORTS TO: GUIDE MANAGER

RATE OF PAY: £8.99/HR RISING TO £9.12/HR ON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF TRAINING PERIOD

CONTRACTS:

The Deep is delighted to be offering 8 Permanent Contracts within the guiding department.

For all of these contracts the normal hours of work each day will vary, but normally fall between 9.30am and 6.15pm.  Additional hours, including evenings, may be available paid at your normal hourly rate.  Please state clearly within the Personal Statement section of your application which contract(s) you are interested in applying for.

Please click on the table below to view the contracts available.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

PERSON SPECIFICATION: ESSENTIAL

PERSON SPECIFICATION: DESIRABLE

TO APPLY:

Complete an application below. Applications must be received by 9am 27 September 2021.  Please show your preferred contract clearly in your Personal Statement and indicate your general availability to work.  First interviews are likely to be held on Zoom shortly after the closing date, with second interviews (which will include an applicant presentation) w/c 11 October 2021.  PLEASE NOTE WHICH EMAIL ADDRESS YOU HAVE STATED ON YOUR APPLICATION AND CHECK THIS EMAIL IN-BOX REGULARLY FOR NEWS OF YOUR APPLICATION’S PROGRESS.

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Opening Times

The Deep is open daily from 10am – 6pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 6pm weekends & school holidays (last entry 5pm)

Car parking is available at a cost of £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays – alternative car parks can be found here.

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Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online
Adult £16.50
Child (3 - 15) £13.00
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE
Student*/Senior £15.50

* Students must provide a valid NUS card or proof of age is required for school/sixth form students

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Getting Here

Please use Tower Street or HU9 1TU when using a Sat Nav – this will take you to nearest main road to The Deep.

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