All-weather foot patrol opportunity for a "night-owl", who enjoys working outdoors and with minimal supervision.
Under general direction of the Director of Safety and Security, the Security Guard patrols the Zoo grounds on a regular basis throughout the shift. Responds in a timely and professional manner to a wide variety of routine and emergency situations.
Requirements: High school graduate or any equivalent occupation, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Satisfactory completion of a DOJ criminal background check is required. Current CA Guard Card preferred. Valid California Driver’s License with good driving record is desirable. First Aid and CPR certification preferred.
The qualified candidate has the ability to use independent judgment in handling routine as well as emergency situations; the capacity to perform under stress when confronted to an emergency, unusual or dangerous situation. Ability to oversee and monitor conditions and to promote and exercise safety precautions. Ability to interact and communicate with the general public in a courteous and friendly manner with effective verbal and written communication skills. The Security Guard must be able to walk and remain on feet a full shift (up to 8 hours), and potentially up to 16 hours at a time. Must be able to exert a minimum of 25 pounds of force and able to lift, push or pull, or otherwise move objects that may exceed 25 lbs. Ability to negotiate all areas of the Zoo in all weather conditions.
Saturday and Sunday, 4:30 PM to 12:30 AM.
Santa Barbara Zoo
Join our fun and professional team in our mission of preservation, conservation, and enhancement of the natural world and its living treasures through education, research, and recreation!
The Santa Barbara Zoo is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, and is a fully accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It is known as one of the world’s most beautiful zoos, and is located on 30 acres of lush botanic gardens overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Andree Clark Bird Refuge and Santa Ynez Mountains. It is home to over 146 species with more than 500 animals exhibited in open, naturalistic habitats. Our wonderful collaborative team includes up to 220 employees and 500 volunteers.
Company Website: www.sbzoo.org
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