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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

Merchandise Sales Clerk - Part Time - San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Are you inspired to be a part of an organization committed to protecting wildlife around the globe? San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is a mission-based, non-profit wildlife conservation organization with two world famous front doors where we unite our passion for wildlife, expertise in wildlife care, and conservation science to save species from the brink of extinction. Our commitment is to provide visits to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park as opportunities to learn about and engage with best-in-class conservation work, and how that work is changing outcomes for wildlife everyday.  

PRIMARY PURPOSE

The Merchandise Sales Clerk performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that supports San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction. The Merchandise Sales Clerk under supervision sells merchandise items. This position reports to a Manager.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Sells merchandise items
  • Explains related history of merchandise
  • Demonstrates operation of appropriate merchandise
  • Cleans and maintains sales displays and sales area
  • Keeps sales items in stock and on display
  • Orders above items as necessary and maintains an inventory
  • Keeps prices clearly posted and updated
  • Assists merchandise buyer
  • Registers sales
  • Makes change
  • Opens and closes registers
  • Rents and maintains strollers and wheelchairs
  • Provides information to the public or directs to a knowledgeable source
  • Adheres to all SDZWA and department policies and practices
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required

QUALIFICATIONS

Training and/or experience that would demonstrate the essential functions, knowledge and skills listed.
 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Merchandising methods and register practices
  • Background/history/operations of merchandising
  • Zoo and Safari Park rules and regulations
  • Operate a cash register accurately and efficiently
  • Understand and carry out instructions
  • Understand and communicate effectively with the public
  • Deal tactfully and courteously with the others in a diverse environment
  • Foresee needs and maintain stocks before depleted

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work in a variety of indoor and outdoor locations; work in varying weather conditions and excessive heat; exposure to allergens; move about in work area; work in confined or cramped spaces.
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Use a ladder, move and lift moderate to heavy objects up to 50 pounds; prolonged standing, bending, stooping and reaching.

   

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Location: San Diego Zoo Safari Park - Retail
  • Duration: Year round – Part Time
  • Union Position:  $14.00
  • If selected, there are union fees and dues to be paid to the Union
  • Candidates must be available for an interview if contacted. Full job description may be requested at that time.
     

THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER
 - San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance makes every effort to ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals and abides by EEO and nondiscrimination provisions of all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to sdzwacareers@sdzwa.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

Join our team and build a career protecting wildlife around the globe with your passion for wildlife!

How to Apply

Merchandise Sales Clerk - Part Time - San Diego Zoo Safari Park - Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 16192311515

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