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Come Join Our Pride!

We require “ WILD” individuals with positive attitudes who love to work with people. Check out the Positions Available in our departments below!

**Interviews for most positions will be held in March 2017. Interviews for Animal Care, Tour Guides and Public Relations will begin in February 2017**

African Lion Safari is looking to hire dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who take pride in their job and want to make a difference in the customer service industry. These employees will have a positive impact on our guests by demonstrating kindness, sincerity, and genuine hospitality.

African Lion Safari provides various opportunities for its employees to excel as individuals as well as contribute to company successes. We believe in creating a fun atmosphere that promotes teamwork, mutual respect, accountability and personal development. Whether your career lies in animal husbandry, food service, maintenance, or guest service, everyone plays an important part in ensuring that African Lion Safari remains one of Ontario’s premier tourist destinations.

African Lion Safari welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If this is the kind of team environment that you are looking for, we encourage you to apply.  Click here to submit your resume to hr@lionsafari.com

Seasonal Positions

Animal Care

Animal Attendants- Farm*
Animal Handler- Elephant Dept. *


 

Note:  Persons applying for positions marked * must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

AFRICAN LION SAFARI EXPECTATIONS

Over 60% of our business is from repeat customers. Sincere and helpful guest service is the keystone to our company’s success. As an employee, your willingness to help, your pleasant smile, and your courteous gestures make African Lion Safari an unforgettable experience for all of our visiting families. We take pride in knowing that our guests return year after year because of our outstanding and friendly service.

Expectations we have of our employees:

  • Work safely and honestly
  • Project a friendly & sincere Safari image at all times
  • Be on time for your shift
  • Adhere to all uniform and appearance policies
  • Be courteous, friendly, and polite to all guests and fellow employees
  • Use a teamwork approach

APPEARANCE STANDARDS

In order to promote a family atmosphere at African Lion Safari the park maintains a set of grooming policies.

  • No unusual or extreme hair colors are permitted (e.g. green, blue, pink)
  • Gentlemen are to be clean shaven or have a trimmed beard
  • Hair length for males must be above the top of the shirt collar
  • Earrings are restricted to two per ear, ¼ inch or smaller. In certain departments such as animal care, maintenance and foodservice, studs are to be worn.
  • Visible face or body tattoos are not permitted
  • Studs or rings in the nose, eyebrows, lip, tongue, chin etc are not permitted

 WHO SHOULD APPLY

African Lion Safari is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage adults, retirees and students with no experience to apply. Apply with the right attitude and we’ll do the rest with our on the job training programmes.

JOB PERKS

  • Fun atmosphere
  • Team work
  • Opportunity to develop new skills and gain hands-on experience
  • A job that allows you to work outside
  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free entry to the park(on your days off)
  • Discounts on meals(in uniform only)
  • Discounts on gift shop items
  • Free admission and discounts to other theme parks and attractions
  • Free Uniform (see Free Uniform Agreement)

FREE UNIFORM AGREEMENT

In order to maintain the "Wild" African Lion Safari image all employees will be required to purchase an issued uniform. Half the cost of the uniform will be deducted from each employee’s pay cheque. Employees who work through the Labour Day long weekend will be reimbursed uniform costs on the first pay following the long weekend.  Any staff who leaves prior to the Labour Day weekend will be deducted the entire cost of the uniform, including African Lion Safari's half.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must adhere to corporate grooming and uniform policies.
  • Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Due to the nature of our business, all employees must be able to work various shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Employees must present a valid SIN number (Social Insurance Number) their first day of employment.
  • All employees must be available to work up to and including the Labour Day weekend in September. Thereafter, various hours and positions available until October 9, 2017.

 KEY INFORMATION:

  • There is no public transportation available to the park; therefore you must have reliable transportation.
  • Pay rate and hours vary upon position and department.
  • Housing accommodations are not provided.
  • Training for the Tour department will begin early Spring before the park opens for the season.
  • Limited hours available in each department until our summer season begin.


Job Descriptions

Animal Attendants-Farm

Candidates should be friendly, outgoing and a team player. Must be a minimum of 18 years old and physically fit. Must have a valid driver’s license. Relevant background and education would be an asset.

Duties can include cleaning & disinfecting animal quarters, handling hay & grain products to assist in feeding livestock, assisting in repairs of fencing and housing, operating remote gates, general labour, operating farm machinery and other duties as assigned.

» Click here to submit your resume to hr@lionsafari.com

Elephant Handler (Contract-Full Time)- Elephant Dept.

Candidates must be physically fit, have strong communication skills, be comfortable in front of large audiences and excellent customer service skills.

Duties can include the daily cleaning of animals and enclosures, daily feeding of elephants, responsible for the handling of elephants, familiar with training process.

Candidates must have prior experience with elephants or large animals (2-3 years).

Drivers license required (AZ would be an asset)

Valid PAL an asset.

Wage $18.00/hr

» Click here to submit your resume to hr@lionsafari.com