Application/Employment

Current job opportunities include:

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Part-time Visitor’s Service Worker

Rate of Pay:  $8.65 – $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

605-882-6269

605-882-5232 – Fax

kkonrad@brambleparkzoo.com

Seasonal Grounds Worker

Hours:  May – September; a paid position consisting of 40 hours per week to include a combination of weekdays, weekends and holidays.

Duties:  Under the supervision of zoo personnel:

  1. Assist with daily operational needs of equipment, buildings, exhibits and grounds.
  2. Perform landscaping duties such as planting, weed control, mowing, weed whipping and care of grounds.
  3. Perform janitorial duties such as cleaning bathrooms, mopping, hosing and garbage removal.

Desirable Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age; Applicants should have some landscaping or grounds maintenance experience or be able to demonstrate an ability to perform grounds maintenance; the ability to handle heavy loads; and must have a valid driver’s license.

Send resume or call:

Jim Lloyd, General Curator

Bramble Park Zoo

PO Box 910

Watertown SD 57201

605-882-6269

605-882-5232 – Fax

jlloyd@brambleparkzoo.com