Seasonal Full-Time Employment
Schedule and Salary
Days: Monday – Friday, Mandatory planning/training June 11-15, camp runs June 18 through August 17, 2018.
Hours: 8:15 am to 4:45 pm, This is a day camp program without overnight activities.
Dates: June 11, 2018–August 17, 2018
Notes: We are also hiring for general ZooCamp instructor positions (for grades pre-K through 5th). In your cover letter, please indicate if you applying for the Wild Survivor teacher position so there is no confusion.
Salary: $13.23 - $15/hour, depending on experience, no benefits
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018How to Apply
ZooCamp is a summer day camp program run by the Education Department at Oakland Zoo. Each session is one week long and programs repeat multiple times each summer. The ideal candidate for this position has a love for tweens/preteens and the outdoors. Prior experience working with middle school students in day camp or childcare settings is required. Personal experience hiking, camping, backpacking, and using wilderness survival skills is especially desirable. Formal training in biology, zoology, ecology, or environmental science is also a plus. For summer 2018, we have one open position working with our Wild Survivor program.
Background in biology/zoology/environmental studies/related field or education (teaching credential desirable, high school diploma required.)
Please note that this job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed the people or person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of the personnel for this position. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant, and personnel may be required to perform duties beyond this list or outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time or as needed.How to Apply
P.O. Box 5238
9777 Golf Links Road Oakland, CA 94605
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