Trail Experiences Coordinator




Organization: Phoenix Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Phoenix Zoo is currently seeking a Trail Experiences Coordinator who will develop dynamic science-based and interpretive content for interpretive stations throughout the Zoo as well as managing the adult and teen volunteers that facilitate them. Phoenix Zoo interpretation areas include Monkey Village, Giraffe Encounter, Petting Zoo, Stingray Bay and several creature features throughout the zoo. The Trail Experience Coordinator will work under the guidance of the Manager of Trail Experiences to recruit, train, mentor and evaluate team members, as well as serving as a liaison to the Volunteer Behavioral Enrichment Team. Minimum qualifications for this position include at least 2 years’ experience with informal interpretation programs, one year working with volunteers and teens, and extensive knowledge about ecology, conservation and biology with a preference for a candidate with a degree in one of those areas. This position involves a great deal of interaction, the ideal candidate will possess strong public speaking skills, and will be personable, responsible, energetic, and knowledgeable about the Zoo’s exhibits. This position requires that you be available to work any day of the week, including weekends, holidays and special events. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position will also require annual Tb testing and a valid driver’s license.This position has a starting hourly wage of $11.73 - $13.20 DOE with a generous benefits package that includes 4 weeks of paid vacation/year, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) with company match, and many other perks that come along with being a Phoenix Zoo employee.To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position, please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at:http://phoenixzoo.org/careers/?AppliTrackJobId=598&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1Resumés are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from The Phoenix Zoo job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications. The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.