Mesker Park Zoo - Senior Visitor Services Attendant

C I T Y   O F   E V A N S V I L L E
Personnel Department

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
January 22, 2019

JOB NO.: PT-19-09
CLOSING DATE: Open year around
POSITION: Senior Visitor Services Attendant
RATE: $9.75 per hour
DEPARTMENT: Mesker Park Zoo
PART TIME
Duties:

Admissions: operates point of sale, handles admission revenues and processes related transactions, answer phones, and sells memberships. Gift Shop: operates gift shop including programming merchandise into the POS software, stocking, cleaning, and maintaining overall appearance. Birthday Host: serves as host for birthday parties including set up and tear down, conducts tours and animal encounters. Facility Rentals & Special Events: Assists with set up and tear down of rentals and events. Attractions: operates paddleboats, bumper boats and carousel. Giraffe Feedings: conduct twice daily public giraffe feedings. Tram Tours: operate passenger tram and also serve as a tour guide. General cleaning and janitorial checks, general visitor amenities, staff contact petting zoo area, staff budgie aviary and assist in emergency situations.

Qualifications:

Requires good communication skills and must be friendly, neat in appearance and able to deal directly with the public in a positive manner. Must be able to work outside in the heat and other adverse weather conditions and be able to lift 40 pounds. Computer and retail experience is a plus. Valid driver’s license is required. Previous experience/knowledge of zoos is helpful. Must have a flexible work schedule and be willing to work 29 hours (year round) including holidays. May require assisting with training of new employees and being the point person for the day. One year in zoo visitor services or other guest services atmosphere.

Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k)(6), the City of Evansville does not
discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission to or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States.  However, we are not able to sponsor visas.