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Working at the Maui Ocean Center is more than a job or a career. It is an opportunity to be a part of a community of passionate, dedicated lovers of Hawaii’s marine life and collaborate together to create and sustain an island culture, environment and way of life that will sustain future generations. We believe we have more to say, to do and advance by teaming together to make our world a better place for everyone.

If this sounds like fun to you, we would love to hear from you!
Open positions can be found listed below. Maui Ocean Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a smoke-free environment.

Marine Naturalist – Casual


Marine Naturalists are ambassadors of the Maui Ocean Center. They are the main source of contact for park visitors. Naturalists are expected to provide excellent customer service while carrying out multiple educational opportunities through interpretive presentations, interactive activities, guiding special tours and providing a presence at special events such as private banquets and sleepovers. Marine Naturalists shall exhibit a positive attitude, enjoy working with the public and exemplify professional and ethical behavior at all times while furthering the mission of the organization.



Become a part of the Maui Ocean Center team as a photographer at our photo concession booth!

Day in the life of our photographers, what to expect:
• You will assist in capturing photo memories of our guests
• Edit photos using Darkroom
• Sell these memories to our guests, with the possibility of up-selling.

Requirements to work with us:
• Understanding of camera functions, lighting, and composition is preferred, but willing to train if necessary.
• Ability to interact with guests while achieving a daily sales goal.
• Must be able to work flexible hours throughout the day and occasional evenings, including weekends and holidays.
• Ability to work efficiently in a flexible and constantly changing work environment with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Establish and maintain productive relationships with other employees and effectively work as a team, as well as independently to perform all job requirements.

Retail Sales Associate and Sales Lead

Gift Shop

We have an open position for Retail Sales Associate and Sales Lead at the Maui Ocean Treasures gift shop at Maui Ocean Center. Ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and a fun personality; someone who thrives in a busy professional environment and still provides outstanding customer service. Well-organized and highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision are positive attributes that we are looking for.

Restaurant Staff

Food & Beverage

Seascape Restaurant located at the Maui Ocean Center is seeking employees for the following positions: Cook, Food Preparer, Dishwasher, Host/Hostess. Candidates should be able to work flexible hours both day and evening. Previous experience is preferred but training is available.

Assistant Chef

Seascape Restaurant

Great job opportunity at a fast growing, dynamic Maui restaurant!

We’re a customer service business. Yes, we sell AMAZING food, but it is our mission make sure everyone is provided with is the best possible experience in our restaurant. Everyone who visits us should be treated with the spirit of Aloha, and we’re looking for the right people to help!

Eligible employees qualify for:
Medical/Vision/ Dental (100% Paid), Group Life Insurance, 401K,
Bonus eligibility & incentives!

-To be passionate about our product/restaurant!
-To take pride in your job
-Provide unique customer experiences
– Confidence

-An environment that promotes the Aloha Spirit
-Community & sense of ownership
-Dedication to employee growth & careers
-Embracing each other’s differences and passions

If you are committed to customer service this is your chance to join the team!



-Independent Thinker


-Well Organized


-Team Leader

-Minimum of 3 years in a leadership role with a fast paced casual restaurant

-Flexible Schedule (Holidays & Weekends)

Assistant Chef:

-Food Safe Certified

-A demonstration of your talent will be required

-Private Event/Banquet Experience

You may fill out an application or submit your resume through our online portal or fax to 808-270- 7070. (Please indicate which position you are applying for)

We gladly accept resumes/applications at our Ma’alaea Location!

We appreciate your interest in our company. Interviews will be scheduled with the most qualified individuals. Not all applicants will be interviewed or called.

Mahalo again for your interest in our company we look forward to hearing from you!

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