Seasonal Splash Island Attendant Jobs in Scarborough, ON at Toronto Zoo

Title: Seasonal Splash Island Attendant

Company: Toronto Zoo

Location: Scarborough, ON

The Toronto Zoo is currently recruiting seasonal staff for the 2023 Peak Season to work in our Health & Safety Services Branch. These positions will provide assistance with respect to basic supervision and excellent customer service to all visitors and their families who attend the Splash Island wet play area and the Toronto Zoo in general.
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
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 weekdays, afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays, up to and including Labour Day.

Enforce all pertinent/posted by-laws, policies/procedures of Splash Island and the Toronto Zoo

Assist with crowd control and supervision of children while in Splash Island

Respond to emergency calls at Splash Island and neighboring vicinity as directed

Keep the Supervisor informed of all activities at Splash Island and the neighboring vicinity

Document all provided first aid assistance and special incidents in assigned logbook

Control access to Splash Island to children under 12 years of age with a guardian

Prepare written documentation as required for shift start/end using assigned templates

Maintain and clean Splash Island before opening to the public using assigned equipment

Perform other related duties as directed/required

· Required – valid Standard or Emergency First Aid and Basic Rescuer CPR (level “C”)
· Required – excellent customer service/interpersonal skills
· Required – excellent oral/written communication skills
· Required – must have availability to be scheduled up to 40 hours/week (5 days / 8 hour shifts)
· Required – willing and able to work weekends and holidays up to and including Labour Day weekend and weekend after Labour Day
· Asset – previous experience working at a public attraction
· Asset – good working knowledge of safety related legislation (OHSA)
· Asset – AED training
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. 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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