I’ve always wanted to go on a safari!
Walking Tour Guide – Safari Experiences
San Diego Zoo – Escondido, CA
$18.66 an hour
It all began with a ROAR more than 100-years ago!
Help us to make a difference for wildlife and begin your adventure with a career at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Join the dedicated crew who are passionate about what they do and strive to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Share your knowledge, skills and commitment to provide GRRREAT customer service and be a part of the ROAR with San Diego Zoo Global!
Put your Passion for Wildlife to Work
Attire: The Society has a very conservative grooming policy. Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty. Jewelry may be worn if it does not detract from a well-groomed look or create a safety hazard. No facial or tongue piercing.
Roar & Snore Walking Tour Guides provide an educational and entertaining interpretive tour to Roar & Snore guests, help to facilitate aspects of the Roar & Snore program including games & crafts, and are an ambassador for the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, helping to share the organization’s mission and vision with our guests. The Roar & Snore Walking Tour Guide performs all job assignments with a positive attitude and pursues green/conservation practices when feasible.
Position Qualifications Include:
The successful candidate must be customer-service driven, detail-oriented, be organized, and be able to work with minimal supervision. Public speaking experience is required, as is the ability to walk backwards while speaking. The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multi-task.
Provide exceptional customer service during sleepover events for a wide variety of Safari Park audiences, from pre-school to adult.
Provide an educational and entertaining interpretive walking tour to groups of 12-25 guest during camp events
Facilitate camp games, activities, songs, crafts, etc…
Comfortable using, or learning to use, squawk boxes and microphones
Suzi's Cover Letter:
Dear Wild Ones:
Welcome to the jungle! I didn’tknow we had safaris here! I love adventure and I love giraffes! Can I pet one?
I saw the thingie about your dress code. Is it okay to wear khaki and one of those safari hats? I feel khaki complements my skin tone. I could wear a khaki one-piece swimsuit and the hat!!!
When it comes to crafts, I’m really good at making pot holders and angels. I have the kit! And when it comes to being green, I will gladly poop in the woods to save water. Nature to nature!
With the whole snore thing, I’m an expert. My pops has CPAP. But when it comes to walking backwards, I’m a little klutzy. But I will practice!
I’m really good at planning grown up sleepovers. My best was the Disney Princess theme. We all looked glittery, and I made adult drinks like: Snow White Russians & Lion King Dons.
And let me tell you about my mic skills! I could totally work your hawk box:
My name is Suzi
And we’re talkin’ ‘bout snoozies
This ain’t a bore
Lemme here ya roar!
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