WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2020
3 – 7 p.m.
Malawi Event Center
Part-Time Employee Benefits
• Free Zoo admission
• Ticket discounts
• In-park merchandise and food discounts
• Part-time employee events
• Flexible scheduling
Performs custodial and/or grounds maintenance duties for the Toledo Zoo. Work involves cleaning buildings and restrooms. In addition, provides the services necessary to maintain the cleanliness, safe conditions and sanitation of all Zoo grounds, especially those areas open to the public. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
Employees will work in a fast-paced food service environment and will have high visitor interaction. Responsibilities will include cash handling, working with food preparation, working in concession stands and maintaining cleanliness of department. Applicants over 21 years of age may also be considered at stands where alcohol is served, including our newly renovated Museum of Natural History! Outgoing personality and great customer service skills required for all positions.
Employees take care of a variety of visitor needs throughout the Zoo and may work in the following areas; admissions, parking lot, rides, cashier, Zoo exhibits (Aquarium Touch Tank, Galapagos Tortoise exhibits, Penguin Beach). Will also assist with event set up/clean up and provide excellent customer service to all Zoo guests. These positions require outgoing, friendly and energetic individuals who engage guests throughout the park while maintaining the safety of both guest and animals.
Front of House Catering
Employees will be working in a team environment and under general supervision. The responsibilities include the set up and tear down as well as management of catered Zoo events that could include banquets, picnics, weddings, special member events, public events, concerts and more. Must be able to work indoor and outdoor in different weather conditions. Maintaining high sense of urgency and customer service skills are a must. Catering, restaurant and food service experience are pluses!
Back of House Catering
Employees prepare food for a variety of catered events that could include banquets, picnics, weddings, special member events, public events and more. Will also be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of department. Hiring cooks, dishwashers and cold and hot food prep staff. Previous experience working in back of house operations a plus!
Employees of the Cafe provide fast, friendly service to Zoo guests. Positions include deli staff, cooks, front line staff, hospitality staff and production staff. May be responsible for maintaining cleanliness of department, running cash registers, cooking, food preparation and serving. Great customer service and teamwork skills and the ability to engage guests required!
Aerial Adventure General Staff
Are you ready for adventure? The Zoo is looking for staff to operate our Aerial Adventure Course. Employees must be outgoing, friendly and energetic individuals who are willing to assist and coach guests through high ropes challenges and zipline. Must be safety conscious, have good communication skills and be comfortable working at height. Previous experience on ropes courses, rock climbing or ziplines are pluses. General staff must be at least 18 years old. Staff must attend and successfully complete Adventure Course Training in the spring.
Aerial Adventure Ground Support Staff
The Zoo is looking for staff to support our Aerial Adventure Course. Employees will be responsible for the Adventure Course Sales Hut, ensuring guest paperwork is complete, helping guests put on safety equipment and guiding guests back to the ground on our free-fall devices. Employees must be outgoing, friendly and energetic. Extraordinary customer service and attention to detail will be key. Staff must be at least 18 years old.
Merchandise – In Park
Employees assist guests with merchandise selections, stock merchandise, operate cash registers, maintain cleanliness of department and provide an excellent guest experience to all Zoo guests. Locations could include any of our outdoor merchandise stands throughout the Zoo, Treasure Cove, Bear Essentials and in the newly renovated Museum of Natural History. Customer service and retail experience are pluses!
North Star Gift Shop
Employees assist visitors with merchandise selections, stock merchandise, operate cash registers, maintain cleanliness of department and provide an excellent guest experience to all Zoo guests. The North Star Trading Post is the biggest indoor gift shop on Zoo grounds. Great customer service skills and retail experience are pluses!
Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Pre-employment screenings required.