Application/Employment

The Bramble Park Zoo is hiring paid and unpaid employees for the summer.

Current job opportunities include:

Visitor Services/Concessions part-time

Rate of Pay:  $8.50 – $9.00 per hour, depending on experience.

 

Hours:  April – September; hours vary between 7:00 am – 9:30 pm; weekdays, weekends and holidays; possibly weekends year-round.

 

Duties:  Under the supervision of the Office/Visitor’s Services Manager and zoo personnel, the daily operation of the admissions, concessions and gift areas.  This will include, but is not limited to, the following:

1.  Operation of the cash registers and concession equipment

2.  Taking admissions and concession/gift shop money

3.  Providing concessions, gifts and general information to the public

4.  Opening and closing routines

5.  Maintenance of a clean facility

6.  Selling Lake Area Zoological Society memberships

7.  May assist with educational programs

8.  Other duties as assigned

 

Desirable Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age; must demonstrate the ability to operate a cash register and other concession equipment; must be accurate with admissions and revenues; must have a working knowledge of positive public relations; must be able to give directions to patrons.

 

Send City of Watertown application or call:

Kim Konrad, Office/Visitor Services Manager

Bramble Park Zoo
PO Box 910
Watertown, SD 57201-0910
605-882-6269
605-882-5232 – FAX

bpz@brambleparkzoo.com

 Updated: 2/20/15 KK

Part-time Volunteer Coordinator (unpaid with a flexible schedule)

Part-time Education Assistant  (unpaid with a flexible schedule)

Interested candidates should complete a City of Watertown application. Applications can be mailed or emailed to Jaime Stricker, Zoo Educator, PO Box 910, Watertown, SD  57201 or jstricker@brambleparkzoo.com

The Bramble Park Zoo is owned and operated by the City of Watertown. Click here for the NEW City of Watertown application (updated 1/14/15)