Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

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Membership Guest Services Specialist

Date Posted
September 16, 2019
Part Time

Job Details

Department: Development 
Reports to: Annual Funds and Membership Manager

Blank Park Zoo is looking for a responsible, energetic, self-starter who is highly motivated to assist with membership sales. Candidates will work under the general supervision of the Annual Funds and Membership Manager. 


  • Assist with maintaining database records by quality controlling and updating member information
  • Support admissions by selling and promoting memberships, as well as offsetting front desk lines by checking general admissions guests in
  • Assists guests with questions, problems, or emergencies
  • Responsible for handling cash and balancing drawers
  •  Additional tasks as assigned by the supervisor/director of department 



  • Cash handling experience preferred
  • Excellent 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
  • May require the ability to stand for long periods of time

Supervisory Responsibility


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time position working between 16-24 hours per week. Must be able to work outside the standard workweek as needed. Days of the week will vary and will include weekends and late nights. Must be available to work holidays.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be reliable and have the ability to come to work for scheduled shifts on time.
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Start Date: when available
Pay Rate: Hourly rate at $8-9.00/hour

Contact Information

To Apply

Please complete the Blank Park Zoo on-line application and attach a cover letter and resume. Applications, cover letters, and resumes can also be mailed (address below) and emailed to:

Mailing Address:
Blank Park Zoo
Attn: Zoo HR
7401 SW 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50315

Click here for online application

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