The North Carolina Aquariums are a state-run facility and full time employment opportunities are handled through the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources. For a complete listing of all permanent full-time state positions available, visit the OSHR website or contact the Office of State Human Resources at (919) 807-4800.The North Carolina Aquariums also offer a variety of volunteer positions and internships.

Application Procedure:

To apply for a position with the North Carolina Aquariums, please follow the specific application instructions given at the end of each vacancy posting.

The private nonprofit North Carolina Aquarium Society also routinely posts job announcements on this page; please follow specific directions provided when applying for Society job postings.

Please visit the OSHR website to download a copy of the State Application for Employment PD-107. 
This application is for temporary positions only.

Roanoke Island

Educator (Seasonal)
Security Guard
Exhibits Technician
Assistant Diving Safety Officer
Assitant PR Coordinator
Assistant Volunteer Coordinator
Diving Safety Technician
Gift Shop Sales Associate
Security Guard/Greeter
Special Activities Instructors (2 positions)

Internships - Roanoke island

2023 State of North Carolina internship applicants must be a permanent North Carolina resident attending a college, university, law school, community college or technical institute in North Carolina or a North Carolina resident attending an equivalent institution out of state. More details at the links below.
Animal Husbandry and Horticulture Internship
Marine Education Internship
Special Activites Programs Internship

Pine Knoll shores

Special Activities Instructor
Husbandry Technician
User Support Analyst
Gift Shop Sales Associate

Fort Fisher

General Utility Worker
Horticulture Technician
Education Intern
Gift Shop Assistant Manager

Gift Shop Sales Associate

jennette's Pier

Educator (Seasonal)
Gift Shop Sales Associate


Raleigh Division Office

President/CEO - Aquarium Society

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