Buildings & Grounds Attendant - Safari Park


It all began with a ROAR more than 100 years ago!

San Diego Zoo Global is a conservation organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. San Diego Zoo Global operates three world-class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. Our organization's vision - we will lead the fight against extinction.

Help us to make a difference for wildlife and begin your adventure with a career at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Join the dedicated crew who are passionate about what they do and strive to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Share your knowledge, skills and commitment to provide GRRREAT Customer Service and be a part of the ROAR with San Diego Zoo Global!

Are you ready to start your adventure
and put your Passion for Wildlife to Work?


Destination - Building and Grounds - San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Duration of your adventure - Regular without Benefits

These are seasonal positions lasting through September with possible opportunities for year-round employment.

Seats (positions) available - 12

Attire while on adventure-
The Society has a very conservative grooming policy. Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty. Modest jewelry may be worn if it does not detract from a well-groomed look or create a safety hazard. No facial or tongue piercing. Hair must be a natural color.

Amenities - Located 30 minutes north of the San Diego Zoo in San Pasqual Valley near Escondido, California, this adventure offers ZOO Perks which include discounts on food/premium products, free and discounted admission to local attractions, and accrual of vacation and sick time (exception for some grants and Summer Fellows).

Requirements for this adventure include:

(10 Union Positions #
253002 ) Hourly rate - $12.50-$13.20
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to apply.

We are looking for dynamic individuals who can provide our guests with an exceptional customer service experience. Requirements include a positive attitude, ability to take initiative, be a team player and have the ability to communicate effectively with guests and co-workers and an eagerness to put your passion for wildlife to work.

Responsibilities for these positions include basic janitorial methods used in grounds keeping and custodial work janitorial (tasks such as wiping down tables and keeping the designated area(s) clean). Must be able to lift moderate to heavy objects.

Applicants must have written and verbal skills. Interested applicants must be available any of the (7) days of the week to include weekends and holidays. Weekday availability highly desired.

CA driver license desired but not required. Must be at least 18 years of age to drive on Society property and have a current/valid CA driver license.

Scheduled hours per week will be approximately 16-20 hours. Shift start and ending times will vary. Must be available between the hours of 6am-7pm February - September 4th, 2017 (Labor Day). Days off TBD

We have a conservative grooming policy which includes:

Hair color must be of a natural tone and in keeping with a dress policy of moderation.

Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty.

Fingernails must be kept clean and well trimmed, not excessive in length and nail polish should be well-maintained and professional in appearance.

Jewelry - Earrings - Two per ear are allowed so long as at least one is a stud. Pierced parts of the body other than ears may not be used to display jewelry/hardware at the workplace and ear plugs/spacers may not exceed one half inch in diameter.

One of the essential functions of this position is the ability to drive a SDZ Global vehicle. If you are offered employment in this position, you will be asked to authorize SDZ Global to access your current driving report through the DMV's Employer Pull Notice Program. Your hiring for this position will be contingent on SDZ Global receiving an acceptable driving report for you. In addition, your continued employment in the position will depend on you maintaining an acceptable driving record. You may obtain a list of conditions that disqualify a person from driving an SDZ Global vehicle from a Human Resources Representative.
(REPOST 8/7/17)

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