San Antonio Zoo
  • 04-Oct-2021 to 18-Oct-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 8.40
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry including a zoo membership after 30 days of employment.


As a child, do you remember the joy you felt riding a carousel? San Antonio Zoo is looking to hire a SEASONAL part-time Kiddie Park Operator who brings joy and excitement to every child. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!

WORK SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION

We are a year-round operation; this position requires a flexible schedule to work weekends, holidays, and occasionally after hours for special assignments. The position is 25 hours a week, and the hourly rate for this position is $8.40.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, merchandise, an annual zoo pass, and an increase after 6 months of satisfactory employment. In addition to the employee recognition program, eligible for internal positions after 4 months of employment and employee appreciation events!

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS AN SEASONAL KIDDIE PARK OPERATOR

As a Kiddie Park Operator, you will perform various tasks related to the operations of all rides, ticket booths, merchandise stands, and snack bars within Kiddie Park. Highly enthusiastic staff will have the opportunity to become Birthday Party Hosts. You are to learn basic ride operations, proper food handling, inventory, use of a point-of-sale register, and cash handling. You will have constant direct guest interaction and must always exhibit awesome guest service.

You must be fully committed to San Antonio Zoo's mission to create awareness that inspires action to care for the wildlife we steward and the animals we protect. You take pride in knowing your hard work is making a difference in wildlife conservation.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR SEASONAL KIDDIE PARK OPERATOR

  • Must be a minimum age of 16 or older.
  • Cash handling experience is a plus!
  • Previous retail experience, hospitality, or service industry is a plus!
  • Previous ride operation experience is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to relate effectively with the public, especially very young children as well as older adults.
  • Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment National Sex Offender Search, Criminal Background Check, and Drug Screen.
  • Must work in varying climates and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold).

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HERD?

All future zoo crew, please apply at sazoo.org and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!

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