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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.
THE WORLD FAMOUS SAN DIEGO ZOO IS CURRENTLY SEEKING CANDIDATES WITH
Location: San Diego Zoo Safari Park – Tour Operator – Flightline Safari
Duration: Part time
Positions available: 3
Union position: $19.33
*If selected for hire, this position requires an initiation fee and monthly dues to be paid to the union*
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Safari Experiences Department is seeking friendly, cooperative, motivated and outgoing employees. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have excellent guest service skills. Must be able to work 5 days per week, which includes weekdays (Saturday AND Sunday), holidays and evening shifts. Tour Operator requirements include a positive attitude, ability to take initiative, be a team player and have the ability to communicate effectively with guests and co-workers and an eagerness to put your passion for wildlife to work.
Must have the ability to be able to operate large profile vehicles with passengers; lift up to 50 lbs unassisted; monitor sounds and two-way radio traffic; the ability to deal courteously with the public. Prior customer service experience and adventure sport experience highly desirable for these positions (i.e. - rock climbing, repelling, zip lines/flight lines, skydiving, SCUBA etc). The working conditions for these positions include the ability to work in varying weather conditions, including extremes in temperatures, to stand for long periods of time, as well as interact one on one with our guests in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Education, training and/or experience which clearly demonstrate the essential functions, knowledge and skills outlined; some experience in public/customer contact work is desirable.
Outdoors exposure to varying weather conditions and elevated positions
Move heavy objects approximately 50 pounds or more and work from elevated positions; significant standing for long periods of time, speaking and repetitive duties opening and closing gondolas doors for patrons (Skyfari - SDZ).
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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 email@example.com and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.
All New Hires are subject to passing a drug screen and some employment is contingent upon passing pre-placement testing.
Are you ready to start your adventure and put your Passion for Wildlife to work?
Join our team and build a career protecting wildlife around the globe with your passion for wildlife!
Tour Operator - Part Time - San Diego Safari Park - Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)
San Diego Zoo Wildlife AllianceSan Diego, CA 92101Phone: 16192311515
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