Employment Opportunities

Position Posted On:
Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th St.
Des Moines, IA  50315
Job Title:
Guest Service Associate
Job Type:
Summer Employment
Hours Per Week:
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Position Start Date:
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How To Apply:
To apply, please complete a Blank Park Zoo application either online or at the zoo during regular business hours.
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Job Description:
The Blank Park is seeking friendly, customer-oriented individuals to work in the guest service department. Individuals work a rotating and varied shift and perform a variety of assignments as related to all guest service operations. Essential functions and responsibilities include: •Work in the entire guest service department including but not limited to: Admissions, Attractions, Rides and Retail -Admissions – Cashier, Assist guests with problems -Attractions – Cashier,Attendant to help facilitate animal interactions with the giraffe, parakeet feeding, Kids Kingdom area and ostrich. -Retail – Cashier, Stock as directed •Assist guests with questions, problems, or emergencies •Balance cash drawers •Other duties as assigned
Job Qualifications:
Applicants must be 16 years or older. Preference will be given to candidates with cash handling experience, an out-going friendly attitude and experience in a customer service setting. Weekend shifts are required. Shifts are available beginning April and ending in October.