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Laborer (Temporary) 


Join the Woodland Park Zoo WildLights Team in creating an illuminating winter event!

What you’ll do:

  1. Strand by strand, you’ll help decorate the zoo in anticipation of our WildLights event running from Thanksgiving to New Years.
  2. Follow style guides to choose colors and pairings that support the bioclimatic themes throughout the show.
  3. Provide customer service to zoo guests while you work.
  4. Work with our Horticulture team while decorating to maximize visual impact and minimize damage to the lush flora in the park.

When we’ll need you:

  • This is a temporary, 24-40 hr/wk, non-benefited opportunity
    • Schedule for pre work: 7am – 3:30pm, 3-4 days/wk (work days will be tbd during the M-F work week) ASAP – August 30th.
    • Schedule for Install /Strike: Monday-Friday, 7am – 3:30pm, September 3 – mid Nov (install) and Jan 6-24 (strike)

Who we’re looking for:

  • Hard working individuals who thrive in a team environment.
  • An artistic eye and interest in achieving the most successful visual aesthetics.
  • Ability to take direction and perform detail oriented, occasionally repetitive tasks.

Want to know more? Read the full job description here!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are due prior to 12:00 AM on the posted Close date (i.e. by 11:59 PM the evening before).

Woodland Park Zoo is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression.

About the Organization Award-winning Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle is famed for pioneering naturalistic exhibits and setting the standard for zoos all over the world. We connect people with wildlife and hit them in the heart with a visceral reminder of what's at stake in our changing world. Our job is to motivate people to take action and provide them with the tools needed to join us in saving endangered species. That means our conservation efforts start right here at the zoo and in our community.

Join us on our mission to save wildlife and inspire everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Pay Rate $21.19 per hour  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Reports To Events Installation Supervisor  
Category Events & Group Sales  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 5  
Shift Various Shifts  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Req Number EVE-19-00006  

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