Seasonal Adventures & Attractions Jobs in Scarborough, ON at Toronto Zoo

Title: Seasonal Adventures & Attractions

Company: Toronto Zoo

Location: Scarborough, ON

The Toronto Zoo is currently recruiting seasonal staff for the 2023 Peak Season to work in our Guest Operations Branch. We are looking for friendly, outgoing and energetic people who enjoy interacting with guests and providing fun and exciting experiences in the safest manner possible. As an Adventure & Attractions attendant, our guests will appreciate your exceptional service standards, encouraging attitude and attention to safety while you operate the various rides at The Toronto Zoo.
We are interested in dedicated individuals who are positive, enthusiastic and passionate about wildlife conservation and protecting our planet. Our Toronto Zoo is a mission-based, not-for-profit organization whose mission is connecting people, animals and conservation science to fight extinction.
Combine your positive outgoing attitude with our stimulating work environment to create a winning team for the Zoo’s 2023 peak season! Don’t miss your chance to work in an environment that offers excitement, training and opportunity!
HOURS OF WORK: Up to 40 hours per week
PAY RATE: $15.50
SCHEDULE/DURATION: Must be able to work a variety of shifts including days, afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays, up to and including Thanksgiving.

Provide compelling, entertaining and safe experiences on the various adventures and attractions at the Toronto Zoo including the Conservation Carousel, Tundra Air, Gorilla Ropes Climb and Stroller and Wagon Rentals.
Follow safety standards and complete daily checks on the various adventures.
Be safety-minded, courteous, and able to demonstrate an appreciation for the importance of guest service.
Other duties related to the Guest Operations branch.


Outgoing and friendly personality and attitude.
Detail oriented, organized and focused on safety.
Strong customer service skills.
Good written/oral communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills, able to work well with others in a team environment.
Must be physically capable of performing the essential duties of the job.
Full G License in good standing an asset.
Must be available to work weekends, shifts and holidays.
Must be available to work a total of 5 days per week in the Zoo’s peak season (May – September).
Police Reference Check is required (upon offer of employment).

Please ensure you outline your availability to work including weekends, holidays and any other days of the week you are available.
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a police reference check, at their own expense, prior to commencing work, as a condition of employment. The successful candidate may be required to provide a driver’s abstract, at their own expense as a condition of employment. Candidates may be required to take a written and/or practical examination relevant to the position.
Number of positions available is subject to budgetary approval. Applications for this position must be submitted online through the Toronto Zoo Career Center.
The Toronto Zoo provides accommodation for employees with disabilities, as defined under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If contacted for an interview, and you require specific accommodation for the interview process because of a disability or a medical need, then please advise the person contacting you of your requirements, so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place before you begin the interview process.
The Toronto Zoo respects the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion and seeks to model these principles in all that we do. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workforce where all employees feel respected, supported and valued. We strive to create an environment that represents the rich diversity of our guests and our community and encourage applications from all qualified individuals who can contribute to enhancing our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. The Toronto Zoo supports equity in employment and encourage applications from those who belong to the Government of Canada’s employment equity designated groups: women, Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Métis), persons with disabilities and members of racialized groups/members of racialized communities. Applicants from other traditionally marginalized communities (i.e. 2SLGBTQ+) are also encouraged to apply. We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities to fully participate in the recruitment process.
Job Type: Seasonal
Salary: $15.50 per hour

8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

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