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Position Posted On:
12/27/2013
Employer:
Blank Park Zoo
Address:
7401 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, IA  50315
Website:
http://www.blankparkzoo.com
Job Title:
Guest Service Associate
Job Type:
Summer Employment
Schedule:
Seasonal
Hours Per Week:
Varies: 20 - 35 hours / week
Position Start Date:
4/1/2014
Pay Rate:
Starts at $7.25/hour
How To Apply:
To apply: Please submit a Blank Park Zoo application by e-mail: zoohr@blankparkzoo.org or mail: Blank Park Zoo, Human Resources, 7401 SW 9th Street, D
Contact Name:
Anne Shimerdla  
Email:
zoohr@blankparkzoo.org
Phone:
Fax:
Job Description:
The Blank Park Zoo is seeking customer service oriented individuals to work in various areas around the zoo. Candidates will work a varied shift and perform a variety of assignments related to all guest service operations. Candidates work under the general supervision of the Guest Service Manager and Retail Manager. Essential Duties: • Work in the entire guest service department including but not limited to: Admissions, Attractions, and Gift Shop: o Admissions – Cashier, Assist guests with questions o Attractions – Cashier, Attendant to help load and unload rides, and assist with animal feeding opportunities o Gift Shop – Cashier, Stock as directed o Birthday Parties – set-up, tear-down, animal presentation, greets guests, and serves as hospitality attendant • Assist guests with questions, problems, or emergencies • Ability to handle cash and balance drawers
Job Qualifications:
Qualifications: • Cash handling experience preferred • Great customer service and communication skills • Enthusiastic and outgoing personality • Ability to communicate effectively with others • Basic computer skills • Able to work weekends, holidays, special events, and evenings • Proven reliability • Ability to pass background check