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Mesker Park Zoo - Visitor Services Attendant

City of Evansville Personnel Department

Vacancy Announcement

October 25, 2010

Job NO.: PT-10-148 Closing Date: Open Year Round
Position: Visitor Services Attendant  Rate: $7.75 - $8.25 per hour
Department: Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden Part Time


  • Front Gate Attendant: Deals with computerized admissions system, customers, handling of money and various other duties.  
  • Tram Driver: Must be able to operate tram and trailer safely and provide guided tour.  
  • Birthday Instructor: Hosts and supervises birthday parties and provides animal presentation.  
  • *Paddleboat Rental: Make sure the paddle boats are operated in a safe manner, handling money and various other duties. 

*This position will remain posted year-round to create an applicant pool for future openings.


Must be able to deal directly with the public, must be friendly, neat in appearance, cooperative and possess effective communication skills and be able to use excellent judgment. If 18 years of age or older, must possess a valid driver’s license. Must be 18 years of age to operate the tram. It is recommended but not required to have experience in working with children to host the birthday parties.

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 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.

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