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Denver Zoo seeks a customer service oriented Security Specialist to join our Guest Operations team. The Security Specialist advances Denver Zoo's mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding by providing and maintaining a safe and secure environment for visitors, customers, staff, and animal collection. As important, our officers are also our front-line customer service representatives.
High school diploma or general educational degree (GED) OR 3+ months related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous experience in security, loss prevention, or law enforcement is desirable.
Demonstrated fluency in conversational Spanish is a plus.
Clear driving record.
Ability to walk (80 acres) and/or stand up to 8 hours daily in extreme cold and extreme heat.
Ability to respond quickly to emergencies.
Ability to shovel snow and dispense ice melt and/or sand.
Ability to care for and properly maintain Denver Zoo equipment including, but not limited to, radios, computers, and vehicles.
Computer skills are highly desirable.
Excellent customer service and problem solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Must be able to read, write, and clearly speak EnglishTeam player with the ability to work independently.
Respect for confidentiality.
Ability to lift and/or move 50 pounds.
Ability to obtain a Red Cross CPR (adult, child, infant) and basic first aid certificate.
Ability to pass a background check, Motor Vehicle Records review and drug screen.
Additional background check may be required by the state of Colorado.
Provide proof of a negative TB test if selected for hire.
Licensure and Certification:
Possession of a valid Colorado Class "R" Driver's License within three months of hiring.
Dependent on Experience-Negotiable, hourly
Please apply using this link: https://denverzoo.applicantpool.com/jobs/124150.html
Denver Zoo2300 Steele StreetDenver, CO 80205
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