San Antonio Zoo
  • 12-Oct-2021 to 26-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.


Is it always a good day to play outside? San Antonio Zoo is seeking a SEASONAL Part-Time Rides Operator to join our zoo family! Do you enjoy entertaining children? As a SEASONAL Part-Time Zoo Rides Operator, you will engage with young children and be part of making happy memories. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and 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 Rides operator is part-time, and the hourly compensation for this position is $8.40.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, merchandise, and a merit increase after 6 months. In addition to the employee recognition program, eligible for internal positions after 4 months of employment and employee appreciation activities!

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A ZOO RIDES OPERATOR

As a Rides Operator performs a variety of tasks related to the safe operation of the Zoo Carousel and Zoo Train. A Zoo Rides Operator is to learn minor maintenance that would require inspection of the rides before operating. You will constantly direct guest interaction and must always exhibit awesome guest service.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR ZOO RIDES OPERATOR

  • Six (6) months of theme park or hospitality industry is preferred.
  • Six (6) months of cash register/cash-handling experience in a retail operation is preferred.
  • Six (6) months customer services industry is preferred.
  • Ability to relate effectively with the public, especially very young children as well as older adults.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Seasoned position has a maximum duration of 6 months.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation
  • 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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