Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Train Driver

Date Posted
January 26, 2018
Type
Seasonal

Job Details

The Blank Park Zoo is seeking customer service oriented individuals to work at the train. Candidates must be friendly, enjoy children, out-going and are comfortable public speaking. Candidates work under the general supervision of the Guest Service Manager. 

Essential Duties

  • Complete daily safety checks of the tracks, train engine and train cars. 
  • Greet guests and collect ride tickets.
  • Assist guests with finding seats on train. 
  • Provide safety rules before ride begins.
  • Drive the train maintaining a safe speed and following all ride guidelines. 
  • Conduct a tour of the zoo while driving. This includes providing information about the animals, the zoo history, conservation initiatives, and events. 
  • Assist guests with questions, problems, or emergencies
  • Maintain cleanliness of the station and equipment. 
  • Perform safety checks of tracks and engine at the beginning of each shift. 

 

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Due to safety regulations, all train drivers must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Great customer service and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and outgoing personality
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others  
  • Able to work weekends and some evenings and holidays
  • Proven reliability
  • Ability to pass background check
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to speak in front of an audience
  • Ability to lift, stand, squat, walk along uneven surfaces and twist

Pay Rate:

$9/hour

Start Date:

approximately April 1, 2018

 

 

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