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The Guest Engagement Guide II (Part-Time) position is responsible for facilitating our Safari Expedition, Signature Encounters, and other interpretive experiences in-park and offsite.
Your day to day
What are we looking for?
A Bachelor’s Degree in education, environmental studies, or related field is preferred. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
Certificates/Licenses/Registrations: CDL with Passenger Endorsement preferred; National Association for Interpretation Certification preferred.
Must have a valid FL driver’s license and have/maintain driving record acceptable to the Zoo.
Knowledge of modern day Zoos, the purposes and goals, and conservation themes and meanings.
Ability to work independently, with general direction from leadership.
Ability to manage workload as well as flexibility to quickly adapt to varying situations without jeopardizing the integrity of the program.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to speak and present well in front of crowds and maintain control of large groups.
Highly motivated and organized with high energy and a positive team player attitude.
Ability to master and then deliver conservation messaging and in-park interpretive in fun and engaging manner with high degree of accuracy.
Ability to make sound decisions in a fast paced environment.
Who We Are
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is one of the most popular zoos in the southeastern U.S., with over 1 million visitors annually. We have grown to what now encompasses 56 acres of naturalistic wildlife habitats in a lush, tropical garden setting with wide-ranging activities. The Zoo, accredited by Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), offers popular educational programming, fun recreational amenities, up-close animal encounters and engaging seasonal events for which it has won awards as one of the country’s most family-friendly zoos.
Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and care for animals; create exceptional personalized experiences that connect people with wildlife and each other in fun, immersive ways.
Our vision is that everyone we touch is motivated to join us in taking action to protect and preserve wildlife.
Join us and become a part of creating unforgettable natural connections!
** Pet insurance ** Retirement 403(b) plan ** Employee Assistance Program ** Free gym membership ** Free membership to the Zoo, MOSI, and the Florida Aquarium ** Free or discounted admission to many attractions in Florida ** Discounts on food, beverage, and merchandise ** Discounts on HART and AAA ** Discounted auto insurance ** And so much more!
To apply, candidates should click on the link to apply on ZooTampa at Lowry Park's website.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park1101 W Sligh AveTampa, FL 33604
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