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Weekend Gift Shop/Admissions

Austin Zoo is currently looking to add another fantastic member to our team. This position covers a wide variety of tasks including but not limited to the tasks listed below and will occasionally include working holidays and evening hours.
Description of Work
  • Working 8 to 24 hours a week
  • Interacting with Zoo guests in an informal setting
  • Providing outstanding guest relations for all Zoo patrons
  • Accepting payment for admissions and merchandise
  • Merchandising and stocking
  • Cleaning and organizing
  • Monitoring the feeding corral areas during opening hours
  • Working with a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment
Qualifications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Energetic outgoing personality
  • Must be able to deal with all guests in a courteous manner
  • Preference is given to applicants with an Associate’s Degree and/or a minimum of 2 years experience in one of the following positions: retail/sales, guest relations or cash handling
  • Possess basic computer skills including Word, Excel, and other programs
  • Able to lift 50 pounds, demonstrate excellent time management and work outdoors
How to Apply:
  • Submit a cover letter and resume to info@austinzoo.org
  • No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted. Selected candidates will be contacted for an initial interview.

 


Facilities Assistant/Groundskeeper- Part-Time or Full-Time

Austin Zoo is currently hiring for a part-time or full-time Facilities Assistant and Groundskeeper. This position covers a wide variety of tasks and will occasionally include working weekends, holidays and evening hours.
Description of Work:
  • Assisting with daily maintenance of facilities and grounds
  • Occasionally running errands on behalf of the Zoo
  • Working primarily out-of-doors
  • Interacting with Zoo visitors in an informal setting
  • Working with a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment
Qualifications:
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in a maintenance and/or grounds keeping field position
  • Applicants must have and maintain a clean driving record
  • Possess basic skills including safely climbing ladders and operating common power tools such as table saw, circular saws, lawn equipment, etc.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds, work outdoors and demonstrate excellent time management
How to Apply:
  • Submit a cover letter and resume to info@austinzoo.org.
  • No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted. Selected candidates will be contacted for an initial interview.

 


Fall Internship

We will begin accepting applications for our unpaid Summer Intern position on June 1st, 2017 – June 30th, 2017. Click here for more details.

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