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Program Presenter (Wildlights) 


What you'll do:

  • Serve as a Snowmazium Storyteller and Program Presenter for visitors in Zoomazium during Wildlights!
  • Provide WildLights event information to guests
  • Oversee and provide activities and scheduled programs in Snowmazium
  • Facilitate "snowball" battles
  • Provide nightly scheduled storytelling utilizing props, drama and A/V system
  • Provide assistance to Interpretive Engagements staff, Events staff and volunteers
  • Assist in set up and closure of Zoomazium nightly including reporting statistics

When we’ll need you:

  • We are looking for multiple, part-time program presenters to support Wildlights which starts November 21, 2019 and runs through January 4, 2020.
  • Wildlights runs 7 days a week with the exception of Dec 2, 3, 9, 10, 24 and 25
  • Training and orientation begin Nov 21 and 24, 2019
  • Shifts will be scheduled from 4:45 p.m. - 9:15 pm

Who we're looking for:

  • Customer service oriented iteam-players who are excited to create a fun, warm and welcoming environment for all zoo visitors this holiday season.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 1+ years of combined education and experience in early childhood, natural science or environmental education
  • Experience presenting thematically based interpretive programs or classes to audiences of all age levels
  • Customer Service experience
  • Ability to present creative, mission-driven programming
  • Must possess general knowledge of zoology, ecology and conservation
  • Ability to work a non-standard/flexible schedule, which may include weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Ability to handle education program animals and to become a WPZ-certified animal presenter (requirement in specific positions)

Want to know more? Read the full position description here: Program Presenter Job Description


Applications are only accepted online through our Jobs page at; no other forms of application will be accepted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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 $16.00/hour  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Reports To Supervisor, Program Support  
Category Learning & Innovation  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 8  
Shift Days  
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 LEA-19-00017  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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