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Temporary / Seasonal Positions (Non-benefit eligible)
DANCE INSTRUCTOR (Temporary/Seasonal Non-Benefit)
Starting Salary: $8.75/hr (Parks and Recreation)
Position Description: The essential function of this position is to teach introductory level dance classes for children and young adults. Must have experience with multiple dance styles and techniques, which may include ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and/or cheerleading and tumbling. Must be at least 18 years of age and have weekday evening availability.
ANIMAL CARE INTERN (Temporary Part-Time Internship)
The intern will experience and develop a better understanding of the day-to-day functions of animal care in a professional zoological park setting. Provides for the day-to-day care of a wide variety of multi-class and multi-genera animals. Cleans and maintains animal, service, and public areas of the park. Reports to supervisors in writing and orally the status of the animals and the physical plant of the zoo. Interacts with the public by answering questions. Assist/professionally monitor and interpret the day-to-day activities and health status of animals.
Closing Date: 11/07/2014 (Non-Benefit Eligible) Monday - Friday or Saturday/Sunday
CUSTODIAN Sunset Zoo (Part-Time 16 Hours Per Week)
Starting Rate: $12.47/hr
Experience Required: High school graduate or equivalent. Provide overall custodial work to ensure appearance and integrity of buildings; knowledge of general cleaning methods and building maintenance techniques and materials; operate equipment; follow procedures related to safety hazards and follow oral and written instructions; minor maintenance. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (Days and Hours) → Saturday 8-5 Sunday 8-5
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
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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