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Zoo Rides/Transportation Driver

Location: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Job Type: Seasonal

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform safe, courteous and effective operation of Zoo Trams, Boomerang Railroad Train and Circle of Wildlife Carousel, obeying all safety standards and guidelines
  • Provide exceptional customer service to Zoo guests in a friendly, personable manner at all times
  • Uphold the high standards of Cleveland Metroparks by actions, appearance & attitude at all times and in all places

DUTIES:

  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks on Zoo Trams, Boomerang Railroad Train and Circle of Wildlife Carousel, completes daily written safety/maintenance check reports
  • Daily, clean the Zoo Trams, Boomerang Railroad Train and Circle of Wildlife Carousel, performs general cleaning tram/carousel washing area
  • Provide information to Zoo guests regarding special events, activities and exhibit locations
  • Provide Zoo Tram and Boomerang Railroad Train narration
  • Engage guests in a friendly and positive manner
  • Act as host/hostess at Tram stops and the Circle of Wildlife Carousel
  • Safely assist visitors boarding/departing and with personal property to include wagons, strollers, wheelchair, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Must have a good driving record (less than six (6) active points on driving records) and possess a valid Ohio driver’s license.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform variable physical outdoor labor in normal duties, i.e.: lifting of 50lbs and pulling/pushing various equipment or objects

WORK SCHEDULEMust be willing to work weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays as required.

SALARY$8.10/hour minimum

TO APPLY:  Submit a seasonal application to: 

Cleveland Metroparks

Department of Human Resources

4101 Fulton Parkway

Cleveland, OH 44144

or

resumes@clevelandmetroparks.com