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Apply: Brand Ambassador: Tram Driver

At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!

Employment Status: Part-Time

Starting Pay: $10.75 per hour

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Experience Required: At least twenty-one (21) years of age with one (1) year in customer service or hospitality.

Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or G.E.D.

Department: Guest Experience.

Direct Supervisor: Brand Ambassador Team Lead/Supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibility: Direct (0); Indirect (0)

Primary Work Location: Zoo Setting both indoors and outdoors.

Certification: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check and a drug test. Valid Oklahoma motor vehicle operator’s license and pass Driver’s History check to be eligible to operate Zoo Tram.

Job Summary: Brand Ambassador Tram Drivers represent the Zoo at the highest level by connecting guests with wildlife and wild places in meaningful ways. The Tram Driver is responsible for giving in-depth knowledge of the Zoo and animals during a tram tour through the park.


Physical Demands

  • Required to walk, sit and stand for periods of time.
  • Push, lift, and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, and move intermittently throughout the day.
  • May be exposed to fumes, odors, dust, moving mechanical parts and vehicles.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions, such as heat, cold, rain, snow and ice.
  • Exposure to potentially dangerous animals.

* The Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden is gearing up for its 2020 Spring Hiring Event. We are now accepting applications for several positions within our Guest Experience department. Qualified candidates will be contacted as early as December 9th to schedule interviews and hiring will begin February 15th.

**This position description is a general guideline for work behavior and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all job duties.  Therefore, it is also not, nor can it be implied to be, a contract of employment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. Must be able to successfully complete an intense background investigation.

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