Rides and Attractions Attendant II

    • Job Tracking ID: 512699-862699
    • Job Location: Atlanta, GA
    • Job Level: Entry Level
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: September 05, 2023
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Must be able to safely and efficiently operate all rides and attractions including the Zoo train, Gorilla Trek (the 360° virtual reality experience) and Treetop Trail (ropes course)
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest level of safety in the work area by complying with all safety protocols and procedures
  • Outfit participants in climbing harnesses and make the needed adjustments to fit their body (Treetop attractions/ropes courses)
  • Attend mandatory training and meetings
  • Maintain positive working relationships and communication with all Zoo Atlanta teammates
  • Must be willing to support Zoo Atlanta’s Vision, Mission, and Values
  • Perform any other miscellaneous projects/assignment assigned by Zoo Atlanta’s management team

Experience and Skills:


  • Weekday availability is required
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Must be comfortable working 30+ feet in the air (Treetop Trail)
  • 16 years or older
  • Ability to understand and use a harness properly (Zoo Atlanta will provide this training)
  • Comfortable being in close proximity to people of all ages and genders
  • Must be friendly, outgoing and approachable
  • Must be able to multi-task and pay close attention to details
  • Zoo Atlanta is open to the public 363 days out of the year; therefore, all positions at Zoo Atlanta may require employees to work some weekends, holidays and evenings
  • Multi-lingual a plus


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to reach the overhead track on the Treetop attractions. Must be able to push, pull and lift 50 pounds.



  • Most work will be outdoors in all kinds of weather
  • Ability to work with large groups
  • Ability to work with children of all ages
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


As part of the Zoo Atlanta family, you will enjoy a fun fast paced environment and great teammates as well as:

  • Starting pay: $12.00-$12.50/hr. depending on relevant qualifications
  • Flexible schedule: Work 2 to 5 shifts per week, with opportunities to work additional shifts
  • Complimentary Zoo tickets to share with family and friends
  • Zoo discounts on food, merchandise, etc.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be required to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that this job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Zoo Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a Smoke-free and

Drug-free Work Environment.