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Zoological Society of San Diego Camp Aide - Part Time - San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, California

Camp Aide - Part Time - San Diego Zoo Safari Park

15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA 92027, USA Req #1740

Friday, January 14, 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 Education Supervisor/San Diego Zoo Safari Park.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. F ull availability to work at least four days a week, including both weekend days, 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

  • Duration: Union Part-Time Non-Exempt Position - If selected, there will be fees and dues to be paid to the Union

  • Hourly Rate: $15.10 and SDZWA is pleased to offer a $1200 signing bonus for all new employees hired through April of 2022.

    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.

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  • 15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA 92027, USA
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