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Temporary / Seasonal Positions (Non-benefit eligible)
ATTENDANT - GUEST SERVICES
Starting Salary: $7.25/hr
Position Responsibilities: To provide friendly and professional services to Zoo guests at ticket booth and gift shop by collecting money and maintaining overall appearance of store/ticket booth counter. May assist with special evening events. Use of basic accounting skills, cash register, computer and multi-line telephone.
Special Requirement: Valid driver’s license and availability to work 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends, as well as occasional evenings throughout the year.
PROGRAM ASSISTANT (SUNSET ZOO)
Starting Salary: $7.25/hr
Position Responsibilities: Facilitate a variety of high quality, revenue generating, science-based educational programs such as live animal programs, early childhood classes, overnight programs, Scout workshops, birthday parties and much more. Serve in a teacher aid role with the Zoo Sprouts nature-based childcare program. Develop and deliver high quality summer camp programming. Supervise volunteers assisting with program delivery.
Experience Required: High school graduate or equivalent preferred; plus background knowledge of zoos, animals, and current education practices vital. Excellent public speaking skill and ability to adapt to a variety of audiences and volunteer needs required. Must be able to work with little supervision. Schedule is highly variable, working one to 30 hours per week, depending on staffing needs and personal schedule. Mandatory continuing education required and provided by Sunset Zoo. This is a temporary/seasonal position. Valid driver’s license.
Closing Date: Open until filled
SEASONAL LABORER–WATER DEPARTMENT (Apply Below)
Starting Wage: $9.00 - $10.00 DOQ
Up to 40 Hours Per Week. Meters, water distribution, plumbing or water line experience a plus.
Starting Salary: $9.25/hr
Position Description: Event support duties include but not limited to setup and breakdown of tables, chairs, and other items at events; cleaning and trash removal; and interacting with clients and guests in a courteous, professional manner. Hours are variable, mostly weekday late afternoon and evenings and all day weekends. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and move furniture. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Open Until Filled
SPECIAL POPULATIONS INSTRUCTOR - PARKS & RECREATION (Recreation)
Starting Wage: $8.75/hr.
Approximately 3:45-5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Use Seasonal Application
FALL/WINTER SEASONAL – RECREATIONAL/SEASONAL POSITIONS (2014)
Starting Salaries: $7.25/hr to $16.00/hour, pending position and qualifications.
Position Listing: Flag Football Referees, Officials and Chain Gangs; Youth Soccer Referees and Officials; Program/Facility Supervisors (Flag Football & Soccer); Youth and Adult Volleyball Officials; Intramural Basketball Officials, Supervisors and Scorekeepers; Adult and Wildcat League Basketball Official; Youth Basketball Scorekeepers and Referees; Softball Umpires, Scorekeepers and Program Supervisors; Facility Supervisors; Program Supervisors and Scorekeepers; Youth and Adult Volleyball Scorekeepers; Ice Rink Attendants; Ice Skating Instructors; Ice Hockey Instructor; and Homeschool P.E. Instructor.
Special Requirements: Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Prior seasonal employees are encouraged to re-apply.
Closing Date: Applications accepted until positions are filled
Seasonal positions ONLY, please follow the link to download an application.
If the position you are interested in is currently unavailable, complete a Job Interest Form. We will log your interest and notify you when/if the position begins accepting applications within six (6) months of receiving your form (exception: Firefighter/Student Firefighter interest information is kept for one (1) year).
To view a list of the position titles the City employs and their corresponding wages, please view our current 2014 Salary Ordinance.
Employee Benefits Brochure 2014