Director of Operations (Full-Time)
Applications are being accepted for a full-time Director of Operations at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. FWCZ hosts 650,000 annual guests, sharing 1000 animals on 40 acres, with four rides and excellent food and retail operations. One hundred year-round employees are supplemented by around 300 seasonal employees. The Director of Operations is responsible for the planning and management of those services that directly affect guest service, grounds, maintenance, and support services. This position oversees admissions, memberships, rides, guest activities and services, and picnic fulfillment as well as operation and maintenance of zoo grounds and facilities. This position also serves as the primary contact with the zoo’s guest food service and retail contractors. Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, or a related field is required. Five years of experience in guest service, sales, or operations and three years of experience in management are also required, as well as working experience in managing guest service, maintenance, and operations functions. Click here for a full job description and application.
This is a full-time, exempt position requiring at least 40 hours per week year-round (including evenings, weekends, and holidays).
To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (Director of Operations), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm daily; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: Friday, July 27