Attraction Operator

Job Title: Attraction Operator (Shuttle Driver, Carousel Operator, Giraffe Cashier, Seasonal Attractions)

Department: Park Services

Exemption: Non-exempt – part time or seasonal

Level of Authority: Reports to: Attractions and Tours Manager

Shuttle visitors, driving an electric 7, 11 to 13 passenger tram vehicles, to and from pre-determined points on grounds, sell shuttle tickets as needed. Provide good customer service to all visitors.

Inspect and operate the carousel ride and adhering to strict OSHA safety regulations. Sell tickets for giraffe feeding and seasons attractions.

Specific Tasks:

This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

Equipment Used: Microphone, two-way radio, 11 to 13 passenger electric tram, and 2 to 7 passenger golf carts, carousel, Galaxy POS system.

Specific Skills:

Conditions of Work:

Physical Effort: Must be in good physical condition, strong upper body to be able to maneuver the electric trams and stand for long periods of time

Discomfort/Risks: Moderate, working outside for long periods of time in sometimes-high temperatures

Holiday/Evening Work: Required

Travel: Not normally necessary

Qualifications: Educational: Living Desert volunteer training a plus, High School Diploma

Work Experience: Good driving skills and current driver’s license required. Sales and customer service background a plus