SDZWA

Camp Aide - Part Time - San Diego Zoo Safari Park

15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA 92027, USA Req #1957
Thursday, May 12, 2022

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is a nonprofit international conservation leader, committed to inspiring a passion for nature and creating a world where all life thrives. Empowering people from around the globe to support our mission to conserve wildlife through innovation and partnerships, we support cutting-edge conservation, and bring the stories of our work back to our two world-famous front doors — the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park — giving millions of guests, in person and virtually, the opportunity to experience conservation in action. The deep and extensive knowledge gained from more than a century of experience in wildlife care, health, veterinary services, nutrition and conservation makes us invaluable in the global effort to save species. Our team members play a crucial role in driving our conservation efforts forward and bringing us closer to a world where all life thrives.

HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION
The Camp Aide ensures the operations and maintenance of the Roar & Snore camp runs efficiently and provides great customer service; share general information and answer questions about the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Roar & Snore. This position reports to the Safari Experiences Supervisor.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Clean campsite (including tents, picnic areas & walkways)
  • Repair tents or damages if needed
  • Prepare tents for campers
  • Guest check-in
  • Educate campers regarding the event
  • Escort campers in & out of the Safari Park
  • Answer questions and assist with any concerns or problems
  • Pick-up and delivery luggage
  • Haul firewood and stock campsite
  • Open gates for tour guides
  • Ensure guest safety
  • Operate electrical carts and motor vehicles
  • Check guest in for their stay
  • Educate campers on what the event will consist of when they check in
  • Escort campers in & out of the Safari Park - either by cart or walking
  • Pick up and deliver luggage, drive it to and from the camp
  • Follow behind tours to ensure safety of guests
  • Set up and rebuild tents when necessary
  • Reconstruct campsite when necessary
  • Organize and thoroughly clean our multiple containers
  • Set up and breakdown for Special Events; to include but not limited to decorating, organizing crafts, and management of volunteers.
  • Direct traffic
  • Shuttle VIP's during Special Events

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Must be at least 18 years of age. Availability to work at least four days a week, including BOTH weekend days, and including early morning and late evening hours is required.

  • JOB EXPERIENCE
    • Experience or training as a camp aide.
  • EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
    • Current valid California Driver’s License in good standing.
  • SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    • The Safari Park, plants and wildlife
    • Effective customer relations skills
    • Communicate effectively
    • Work effectively with others
    • Work independently without supervision
    • Multi-task and prioritize
    • Follow instructions and learn fast
    • Be punctual and professional

SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Location: Escondido, CA
  • Position Type: Hourly Part-Time Non-Exempt Union Position - If selected, there will be fees and dues to be paid to the Union
  • Hourly Rate: $15.10

THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER

 

At San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, we thrive on celebrating our differences. Diversity is vital for the benefit of our employees, our guests, our community, and our wildlife.

 

SDZWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SDZWA will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ethnicity, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, marital status, parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to 
sdzwacareers@sdzwa.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

Be an ally for wildlife by joining our team!

At San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, we thrive on celebrating our differences. Diversity is vital for the benefit of our team members, our guests, our community, and our wildlife.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to sdzwacareers@sdzwa.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

As a Federal Contractor, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. 

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is a drug free workplace

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