Jobs: Zoo Education Interpreter
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Reference code: 11506135Zoo Education Interpreter - St. Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, MO, UNITED STATES
01 Apr 2013Search ends
Zoo Education Interpreter – (Seasonal)(Multiple Openings)
Position start date: On or around April 1, 2012 Responsibilities: Create and deliver a variety of informal educational opportunities for visitors that convey the Saint Louis Zoo’s animal and conservation messages. Use available props, animal artifacts/biofacts, and costumes in combination with interpretive training, to share Zoo messages with visitors in an engaging and accurate manner. Supervise all visitor/animal interactions at the Stingrays at Caribbean Cove exhibit, including proper demonstration of touching and feeding. Present educational programming in relation to the Stingrays exhibit for participants of all ages. Perfect for educators and performers alike.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college in science, education, or theater/performing arts preferred. Good communication and customer service skills are a must. This job requires specific training, flexibility, and the ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions and to be in contact with salt water and shellfish. Work schedule varies and requires working day shifts, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Ability to speak multiple languages and/or ability to play a guitar are a plus. All successful candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background check, drug test and TB test.
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