Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time
Temporary/Seasonal

Pay Range: $14/hour minimum
Organization's Mission: Creating Champions for Wildlife
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Utah’s Hogle Zoo recognizes the value of human diversity (including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs and political or other ideologies) in all endeavors. We will recruit and support employees and volunteers with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and talents that result in a strong, focused, and innovative organization.

Utah’s Hogle Zoo is committed to including everyone in the zoo experience regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, ideologies, or political affiliation. Utah’s Hogle Zoo is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all Federal, State, and local laws in practice, and in the spirit of those requirements. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, volunteers, and guests of the Zoo.
Position Summary: Utah’s Hogle Zoo is a conservation-based non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City, UT. Our mission as an AZA accredited organization is to create champions for wildlife. As a member of our Guest Services team, you would help us advance our mission by providing superior customer service to all of our members and guests.

What you’ll do:

• Create genuine moments with our visitors every day throughout the Zoo.

• Check-in and welcome guests to the zoo.

• Sell tickets for admission to the zoo, train, carousel, and animal feeds.

• Ensure all rides operate properly and address/resolve any issues as they arise.

• Assist with various projects/activities for the Guest Services department.

• Maintain a thorough knowledge of the Hogle Zoo and our animals.
Primary Responsibilities: Who we are looking for:

• Customer service-oriented individuals with previous experience.

• Previous cash handling experience.

• Individuals that remain positive and professional in stressful situations.

• Individuals with dedication to conservation and the zoo’s mission statement.

• Proficiency in speaking Spanish is preferred, but not required.

Why you should work with us:

• Free membership to the zoo and discounts on food and merchandise.

• Flexible scheduling.

• Upward mobility available within the department and at the zoo.
Desired Qualifications: Before applying, please note:

• Employment is considered variable/non-benefited; must be available for at least four 7-8 hour shifts a week; Variable hours can be between 15-40 hours per week but must not exceed an annual average of 30 hours per week.

• Starting pay for the position is $14.00/hr

Physical demands and work environment for this position:

• Frequent standing at guest entry/exit points.

• Occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds and rarely lift or move up to 50 pounds.

• Regular exposure to outdoor weather conditions year round.

Application Directions: Applications are accepted online, no other forms of application will be accepted. Resume is required, cover letter is optional but preferred.

Hiring Timeline: Applications will be accepted through February 17th. Hiring decisions will be made by February 17th. Training will start the week of February 25th.

Utah’s Hogle Zoo is a drug free workplace. All employees are subject to drug testing and a criminal background check

We strive to be an organization that is diverse and reflects the fullness of society. With a strongly held value for an organizational culture characterized by inclusion and belonging, we are committed to equity in all we do. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to our organization’s diversity and who want to walk alongside us in our commitment to inclusion and equity.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Free membership to the zoo and discounts on food and merchandise.
How to Apply: Apply on the Jobs page of the Hogle Zoo website
Closing Date: 02/15/2024
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Information

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Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Debbie Elcock
Email: delcock@hoglezoo.org
Phone: 801584-4510