Current Seasonal Education Job Opening Details
For general information about employment opportunities at Hogle Zoo, please call Human Resources at (801) 584-1728 or (801) 584-1785.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo is seeking enthusiastic people with a love of wildlife and children to join our 2013 - education team!
Job closes Monday, February 11
|DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION DIVISION OF THE PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT |
Seasonal Education staff are an integral part of the Zoo’s public education and interpretive programs. Effective public speaking and ability to initiate play with children of all ages are essential functions of the job. Staff members will perform both formal and informal programs about wildlife and conservation topics. In some cases, team members may participate with special events. For interested employees there will be opportunities to develop and facilitate formal education programs.
Both bio-facts (animal artifacts) and live animals will be used in programs. Training is provided for necessary animal handling. Eco-Explorers must have the ability to acquire a working knowledge of plants, animals, conservation, and interpretive techniques. Additionally, Eco-Explorers must be customer service oriented and demonstrate a high level of energy and enthusiasm when interacting with Zoo guests, co-workers, and volunteers.
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and have at least one year of college. Interested applicants should understand the role of zoos in the worldwide conservation movement and their value in protecting wildlife and wild lands.
Applicants must be able to work a varying schedule including weekdays, weekends, holidays, evenings some overnights and in all weather conditions. This job also requires standing for long periods of time.
Verification of a current, negative tuberculosis and drug test is a pre-employment qualification for this position. Criminal background checks will be conducted.
Anyone interested should send a cover letter and resume to Rebekah Egbert, Utah’s Hogle Zoo, 2600 E, Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City Utah 84108, email Rebekah Egbert or fax to 801-584-1771. Utah’s Hogle Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position will remain open until Monday, February 11.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Contact Human Resources:
Anna Fredrickson, Phone: 801-584-1785; Fax: 801-584-1797
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2600 East Sunnyside Avenue | Salt Lake City, Utah 84108 | (801) 582-1631