Celebrating 50 Years of Adventure
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.


Senior Supervisor, Membership & Admissions


The Living Desert

Job Description



Job Title:                      Senior Supervisor, Membership & Admissions


Department:                 Park Services


Exemption:                  Non-Exempt


Level of Authority:      

            Reports to:        Senior Manager, Membership, Admissions and Guest Relations


Supervises:       Membership & Admissions Supervisor, Guest Services Coordinator, and Admissions Guest Services Associates.  Requires the ability to stand in temporarily to supervise group sales, shuttles & carousel staff when Group Sales Manager is unavailable.




Under general supervision, implements and manages all goals, projections and objectives for admissions and membership. Implements membership programs and processes membership applications, provides guest and member assistance and assists in planning and implementation of related events and promotions for members and daytime guests.  Performs the duties below.


Duties and Responsibilities:



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:


Computer, typewriter, computer printer, FAX, phone, copier, adding and credit card machines.


Specific Skills:



Conditions of Work:


PHYSICAL EFFORT:  Sitting at computer station for extended periods; standing, walking, bending, lifting, twisting, climbing, crawling, kenneling, reaching motions.

DISCOMFORT/RISKS:  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

HOLIDAY/EVENING WORK:  Weekend and holiday work required. Some evenings may be required during special events.

TRAVEL: Conference and workshop attendance available. If funding available, some or all expenses paid.




Minimum High School diploma or G.E.D. required. A minimum of three years in staff or office supervision required. Ability to use personal computers in completing spreadsheet, database and word processing functions. Must hold a valid California driver license and be insurable on The Living Desert’s automobile insurance policy. Must be energetic with good communication skills and be willing to work with others in a team setting.


How to Apply: Qualified applicants should send resume, cover letter, and names and contact information for 3 references to

Deadline for submissions: December 17, 2019.