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SEA LIFE is part of MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS, the largest amusement park company in Europe.

In addition to the SEA LIFE brand (53 parks around the world), we also have Legoland, Madame Tussaud's, The Dungeons, Peppa Pig, The London Eye and many other names in our group. In total there are currently 127 parks, 19 hotels and 7 holiday parks in 27 countries. In addition, Merlin Entertainment remains mandatory. Year after year, new theme parks and hotels are opening all over the world.

By working at Merlin Entertainments you also become part of this and you get the opportunity to grow in an internationally strong company with many career opportunities.


Open vacancies

Are you still a student? Looking for a little extra on the weekends? SEA LIFE

Blankenberge is hiring!

We are looking for employees who are available 1 or 2 days in the weekend for both entrance and retail.


As part of a busy team, you need to be well-organized, physically fit and able to work with others. You have excellent communication and previous skills, enjoy situations and are able to create a positive and innovative work atmosphere. You also have high standards when it comes to making our site clean and presentable, just as our visitors expect us to do. An approach to working hours is also the starting point.


Job-related competencies

  • Payments received
  • Welcome the customer
  • Register the sale of articles (read barcodes, enter prices, ...)
  • Placing and replenishing products or articles on the store shelves
  • Collect customer comments (welcome, price, waiting time, ...)
  • Send the remarks to the right person (cash officer, ...)
  • Checking the cash register at the beginning of the working day
  • Counting the cash register contents at closing
  • Inform the customer about the sales services (discount, delivery, free credit, loyalty card)

Personal Competencies

  • Customer focus
  • Work independently
  • Have the ability to learn
  • Being able to communicate
  • Able to adapt to changing circumstances (flexibility)
  • Creative thinking (Inventiveness)
  • Deal with stress
  • To plan (= to organize)
  • Being commercial
  • Working together as a close-knit team
  • Result-Oriented
  • Feel like having
  • Keeping rules and agreements


We are SEA LIFE Blankenberge and part of the magical Merlin Entertainments group!

Merlin Entertainments is the largest amusement park company in Europe and owns brands such as Sealife, Madame Tusseaud's, The Dungeon's, Legoland, Peppa Pig, Bear Grylls Adventure etc...

In addition to a good annual salary and a fantastic Magic Pass that gives you access to Merlin's visitor attractions around the world, you will join a global team with room for development and progression, so perhaps the biggest advantage of working at Merlin is the great (international) career opportunities to help forward. Merlin is a great, global, with no end operational person from senior management roles, for future development, we can provide the opportunities and support to help you reach your potential.

SEA LIFE today is much more than just an aquarium. It is a living, breathing, interactive living environment that is all about immersing visitors in the experience. Massively close to personally experience the most marine life on Earth. At each of the international attractions, we make sure to set up a colorful, graphical screen with captivating interactions at every turn.

ZEE Blankenberge takes each of its visitors on a fascinating journey through aquatic life. If you want to experience the magic up close with beautiful displays among the fish, sharks, penguins, beautiful rays and seals there is much more to see in SEA LIFE. We are teaching the next generation and we play a big part in preserving some of the most beautiful giving from some of nature's most beautiful giving.

Place of employment

SEA LIFE Blankenberge - Koning Albert I Laan 116 - 8370 BLANKENBERGE 

Blankenberge is hiring!

About the role
In this exciting and varied role you will manage the day to day operation of the displays department and work alongside your colleagues locally and centrally to deliver our strategic plan for the site.
Using your creative vision and being an expert in your field, you’ll be able to deliver innovative creatures, novel concepts and effective life support systems and so ensure the continual development and innovation of our displays, giving our customers a compelling reason to visit. 
Through the management, organisation and continued development of the Lead Aquarist and Aquarists in your team, you will ensure top quality care for our different creatures who call SEA LIFE Blankenberge their home. Maintaining vital life support systems and the upkeep of the exhibits to ensure the delivery of consistently high standards of animal husbandry and display presentation. Your processes will guarantee that all areas of our attraction constantly confirms to all current legal and company standards whilst achieving exceptional levels of customer service for all of our visitors.
You will creatively work alongside the attraction marketing team to identify and develop PR stories and social media content which engages with our customers and have full budget accountability to ensure the most efficient use of resources across all areas.
This is a full time, permanent role based upon working 5 days out of 7, which can include weekends and public holidays.
About you
This is no ordinary working environment! You’ll need to be a dynamic, confident and self-motivated individual; a strong communicator who can lead, develop and support our displays team in creating a centre of excellence in public aquarium management, conservation and education. Gained through significant experience working within a senior level role in the aquarium industry, you will have a robust knowledge of aquatic animal husbandry, the operation of complex life support systems and their maintenance, managing water chemistry, aquatic animal health, acquisition, transportation, quarantining and experience in the movement of a variety of fish and invertebrates. 
You will have previously demonstrated your practical ability to create spectacular displays that deliver a highly immersive visitor experience.  You’ll also have a good understanding of zoo licensing regulations and some project management experience. 
About Us
SEA LIFE Blankenberge is a living, breathing, interactive habitat that's all about immersing visitors in the experience. Our amazing ocean display and tunnel holds natural seawater where you can see our largest inhabitants as they roam around, walk beneath the ocean itself and get a wonderful view of our sea turtle Cracker. SEA LIFE Blankenberge has been a seal rescue centre since 1998. The SEA LIFE Blankenberge Rescue Team rescues baby seal pups and cares for them at our very own seal rescue centre. By sharing the wonder and beauty of our oceans we help visitors experience the ocean’s hidden marvels, and our expert staff are dedicated to, and passionate about conservation.

Everyone Matters at Merlin.  
At Merlin we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters! Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, we aim to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry. 

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