Description/Qualifications: African Safari Wildlife Park is looking for upbeat and energetic people to join our education department as full time or part time seasonal employees. Primary responsibilities may include the following: public speaking, direct interaction with safari guests, and main presenter in wildlife show. Previous animal presentation experience and/or work with children is preferred. College degree in education, biology, or related field required (may be substituted with relevant work experience). Must have excellent communication skills, be able to pass pre-employment screening, maintain valid driver’s license, and lift up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work weekends, and holidays.
Description: Handles guest sales in a prompt, friendly, courteous manner using suggestive selling techniques. Rings up sales on a cash register, handles money, and counts out correct change. Responsible for preparation of various food products according to prescribed recipes. Keeps a clean and orderly area including the preparation area, guests areas (tables, chairs, serving lines, condiment stands, etc.) And all equipment. Learns menu items, portions, accompaniments and prices. Some heavy lifting is involved (approx. 40-50 lbs.)
Qualifications: Honesty and reliability a must. Knowledge of accurate cash handling. Ability to work in groups at a hectic pace. Ability to follow instructions. Must maintain a well-groomed & professional appearance at all times. Flexibility to work various hours, work locations, and positions as business warrants.
Description: Performs manual labor as it related to the repair and maintenance of building and grounds, the repair or modification of existing exhibits, and construction of new exhibits in accordance with the instructions provided by the facilities manager.
Qualifications: Basic knowledge of construction principles and practices. Ability to follow both oral and written instructions. Ability to perform heavy manual labor. Ability to work under adverse conditions including weather and heights. Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record. Preferably, background in basic carpentry, masonry, and welding.
Loss Provention/Head Auditor
Plans and conducts operational, financial and compliance audits to evaluate the effectiveness of daily operations. Determine compliance with selected policies, procedures, and regulations. Make written recommendations to the Director of Operations to increase efficiency and/or effectiveness of the control systems of functions reviewed. Position works with all levels of management and employees at African Safari Wildlife Park, internal audit personnel and external auditors. Consults with administrators, faculty and staff at all levels to promote good business practices
Qualifications:Proficiency in the use of QuickBooks, word processing and spreadsheet software, Word and Excel are preferred. Majors in criminal justice or accounting is highly preferred.
Description: Greets all visitors with a smile and offers assistance; via in person or on the telephone. Communicates clearly and in a friendly manner. Insures accuracy of transaction and provides merchandise to visitor and communicates appreciation for their business. Responsible for following cash handling and asset protection policies and requirements. Responsible for all checklists associated with the cashier position. Utilizes computer in the preparation and use of daily cash worksheet and balancing at the end of each day. Fills in for other visitor services personnel as needed and directed. Responsible for the cleaning and organizing of assigned areas. Works as a team player to help others complete their objectives as needed. Responsible for following all zoo sanitation standards. Other duties as assigned.
- Experience in cash handling
- Excellent visitor service skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent oral communication skills
- Team player
Description: Assist guests entering the park. Includes accepting tickets from guests, verifying authenticity of each admission tickets, ringing purchases on a cash register, accepting coupons and payment, and distributing admission receipts to guests. Are also responsible for maintaining cleanliness and ensuring safety in assigned work locations while providing operations excellence.
Qualifications: Must be able to communicate well, follow instructions, work well with money, and be patient, alert, and courteous at all times. Should have a cheerful, courteous manner with a natural smile and be mature, level-headed, and not easily flustered by large crowds. Experience on a register is helpful, but not required. Applicant must not mind being confined to a cashier booth and working alone during his/her shift. It is required that all must be able to read, comprehend and speak the English language.
Description/Qualifications: The African Safari Wildlife Park seeks a full-time food and beverage assistant supervisor to oversee the catering operation and daily operation of its concession stand and grill. Preferred applicants will have prior experience managing quick-service food establishments and coordinating catering functions, ideally within a zoo or amusement park. Primary responsibilities for the role include: assist in the daily management of food and beverage operation. Manage, direct and coordinate all catering events including set up/tear down of event, serving of food and beverages maintaining health department standards for serving food, and ensuring quality and consistency of food and table display. Assist in the management of food inventory, cleaning and maintenance of equipment & facilities, loss control and ordering of supplies. Ensure compliance on required health, sanitation & safety procedures requirements for the role include: 2+ years of management experience in the food service industry. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with word and excel. Should be willing to work a varied schedule, including weekends, holidays and occasional special events.
Description: Fully-costumed characters, which perform, greet guests and interact with children throughout the park and during shows.
Qualifications: Previous experience in children’s theatre, recreation, education, costumed character performance or related work is helpful. Must be physically able to handle the demands of working outside with performer (not required to handle the animals)
Description/Qualifications: Full-time position requiring excellent customer service skills at the African Safari Wildlife Park located in Port Clinton, Ohio. This position deals with all aspects of the visitor experience, from retail sales and merchandising to ticket sales (individuals and groups), public relations, and customer service. The gift shop specializes in high quality nature/animal related gifts, including souvenirs and toys, as well as offering light snacks and soft drinks. Excellent English writing and computer skills required, (proficiency with Microsoft excel/word required), (knowledge of ticketing/retail software very helpful; we use Quickbooks). Experience with group sales at a comparable attraction helpful. Applicants should show initiative, responsibility, imagination and creativity to promote our park. Should be willing to work a varied schedule, including weekends, holidays and occasional special events.
Description/Qualifications: The African Safari Wildlife Park seeks a full-time/seasonal food preparation clerk to operate large kitchen equipment in a proper and safe manner. Maintain a clean and orderly work area at all times to include all kitchen equipment. Learns menu items, portions, recipes, and accompaniments and present food items in an attractive manner. Some positions require preparing large quantity food trays for various catering functions and presenting them in an attractive manner. Some lifting is involved with the various food products (approx. 15 - 20 lbs.). Should be willing to work a varied schedule, including weekends, holidays and occasional special events.
Description: Handles guest sales in a prompt, friendly, courteous manner. Able to quickly and accurately take in large amounts of cash, handle money, and count out correct change. Responsible for selling of product
Qualifications: Honesty and reliability a must. Knowledge of accurate cash handling. Ability to work independently without constant supervision. Ability to follow instructions. Must maintain a well-groomed and professional appearance at all times. Flexibility to work various hours, work locations, and positions as business warrants.
Make sure guests and animals are safe and following park rules and guidelines while enjoying
their guest experience. Maintain traffic through guest interaction. Keep assigned section free
of feeding cups, debris and animal waste. Be aware of animals’ disposition and well being for
animal welfare and guest interaction.
Strong people skills
Ability to multi-task
Comfortable working with large animals
Strong observational skills