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Educator (Tours)

Busch Gardens Tampa - Zoo
Tampa, United States Posted: July 02, 2024


Busch Gardens is a place of thrills, fun and positive, lasting memories. And that's just what its like to work here! As a key member of our team, you'll play a major role in bringing happiness and excitement to people from around the world. If you're dedicated, dependable and driven to deliver exceptional guest service, this is a place for you!

What you get to do:
  • Lead tour experiences through animal exhibits and zoological facilities.
  • Escort guests on tours of the park; providing in-depth park and animal information, interpreting animal exhibits, providing frontline access to attractions and priority seating to select shows.
  • Interact with guests by greeting them and providing excellent service in an efficient and courteous manner.
  • Maximize tour sales by promoting multiple tour products.
  • Operate sales register for credit card transactions to assist guest with making reservations.
  • May assist other education programs, including programs, park presentations, sleepovers, and camps.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
What it takes to succeed:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must maintain a minimum of 3 days per week of work availability.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include week day and weekend shifts, evenings, overnights and holidays.
  • Able to push, pull, lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Perform the following physical activities on a frequent basis: stand, walk, climb, bend floor-to-waist/waist-to-overhead and reach overhead, simple grasp and fine manipulation tasks.
  • Ability to work in an outdoor environment: high heat, humidity, cold, etc.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License and must be able to meet company's driving requirements.
  • Ability to maintain a valid DOT physical card.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with ambassadors and guests to provide outstanding guest service.
  • Ability to learn and effectively use Point of Sale Systems (Cash register) and follow proper cash handling policies.
  • Perform cleaning duties, including use of cleaning chemicals.
  • Knowledge of park layout and procedures, including animal exhibits; preferred.
  • Knowledge of selling fundamentals preferred.
  • Multilingual skills preferred.
  • Prior guest/customer service experience preferred.
Additional Information:
  • Compensation - $13.50 per hour
  • Must attach resume to be considered for role
  • The perks of the position: Ambassadors will enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment, and great teammates, as well as:
  • FREE park admission
  • Discounts on park admission tickets and passes for family and friends
  • Park discounts on food, merchandise, etc.
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Exclusive employee events and giveaways
EEO Employer:
  • SEAWORLD PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
  • ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE,
  • RACE,
  • COLOR,
  • RELIGION,
  • SEX,
  • NATIONAL ORIGIN,
  • SEXUAL ORIENTATION,
  • PREGNANCY,
  • GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION,
  • DISABILITY OR COVERED VETERAN STATUS.

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