Urban Farm Attendant
City of Edmonton
City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
3d ago

part-time ongoing positionJoin the team at the Edmonton Valley Zoo in providing a safe, fun environment for all guests. As an Urban Farm Attendant, you will contribute to the daily operations of the Urban Farm and Enrichment Garden.

Responsibilities include :

  • Provide interpretation of animal species, behaviours, habitats and history to Valley Zoo guests
  • Invite questions and respond to guest inquiries in an appropriate and knowledgeable manner
  • Provide a safe, secure, and enjoyable experience for guests
  • Tend to the enrichment garden
  • Participate in cleaning duties at the Urban Farm
  • Assist zoo keeping staff and other duties required
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Completion of grade 10 or higher is required
  • Customer service experience is required
  • Ability to provide an enjoyable, safe, informative and welcoming guest experience
  • Interest, knowledge and proven ability in conducting interpretive narration and presentations
  • Knowledge and direct experience with domestic animals
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs is required
  • Demonstrated teamwork and problem solving skills
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent) and ability to obtain and maintain a City Driver’s permit
  • Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton
  • Assets
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Basic knowledge and direct experience with endangered and exotic animals
  • Experience working with children and families in a recreational environment
  • Previous experience working with volunteers
  • We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Up to 1 part-

  • time ongoing position Hours of Work : 0 to 39 hours per week, Shifts vary from 4 - 8 hours in length between 07 : 00 h and 23 : 00 h;
  • ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required Salary : $16.480 - $18.900 (Hourly) Talent Acquisition Consultant : VL / JB

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