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Employment at Safari West

We are always looking for enthusiastic and friendly faces to join our Safari West team. There are many different employment opportunities at Safari West. Examples of possible employment include, but are not limited to guest services positions in the front office or reservations clerks, safari guide drivers, animal caregivers, event planners, and openings in our culinary department. Hospitality experience preferred.

For future consideration, you may submit your resume to human resources at hr@safariwest.com.

Please understand we will review your resume and contact you if we have a current position that matches your qualifications. We do regret that we are unable to respond to each email. Thank you in advance for your interest in employment at Safari West.

Safari West Guest Resort and Wildlife Preserve is hiring one sales clerk for our gift shop (We prefer one full-time seasonal but will consider two part-time seasonal) and need weekend availability and some holidays as needed. Our season slows down in January and February and ramps up again in March.

The gift shop is many things: a place for guests to shop for souvenirs and gifts and necessities like health & beauty aids. The gift shop is also where overnight guests check out and pay for balances on their overnight stay.

We observe recommended safety protocols.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service while positively interacting with guests.
  • Solid computer skills are required to facilitate the guest check-out process.
  • Be a savvy decision-maker who can “think on their feet”.
  • Attention to detail, and quality in handling all transactions.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in retail is preferred.
  • Hotel front desk experience is a plus

Starting pay: $19/hr.

Note: We do background and reference checks at the time of hire. Please send a cover letter and resume with dates worked at each position.

Safari West – Wildlife Preserve and Guest Resort with tent cabins, is seeking a qualified Houseman-Housekeeper Aide with light maintenance duties to join our staff.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Assist Housekeepers by driving linens and supplies to and from tent cabins. Ensure that public areas and guest tents are cleaned and sanitized to standards; guest tents have clean linen, bedding, and towels, as well as specified amenities.
  • Assist with needed repairs, light maintenance, and landscaping duties.
  • Provide clean and comfortable surroundings for guests and employees.
  • Participate in any required training.
  • Help strip and make beds and other housekeeping tasks as needed.

Qualifications and Physical Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a small truck
  • Ability to do light maintenance work.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to spend the majority of the day walking, navigating stairs, twisting, bending, pushing/pulling, etc.
  • Hospitality experience is desired as well as a passion for excellent customer service.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Dependable transportation is a must.
  • Bilingual skills a plus

This is a full-time position. We do shut down our tent/cabins for January & February. Hours may be reduced during that time, but usually, help is needed with deep cleaning and maintenance duties. This could be a good stepping-stone into the maintenance department.

A background check is required at the time of hire. Please send a resume listing work experience with referrals.

GIFT SHOP CLERK

Safari West Guest Resort and Wildlife Preserve is hiring one sales clerk for our gift shop (We prefer one full-time seasonal but will consider two part-time seasonal) and need weekend availability and some holidays as needed. Our season slows down in January and February and ramps up again in March.

The gift shop is many things: a place for guests to shop for souvenirs and gifts and necessities like health & beauty aids. The gift shop is also where overnight guests check out and pay for balances on their overnight stay.

We observe recommended safety protocols.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service while positively interacting with guests.
  • Solid computer skills are required to facilitate the guest check-out process.
  • Be a savvy decision-maker who can “think on their feet”.
  • Attention to detail, and quality in handling all transactions.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in retail is preferred.
  • Hotel front desk experience is a plus

Starting pay: $19/hr.

Note: We do background and reference checks at the time of hire. Please send a cover letter and resume with dates worked at each position.

Safari West – Wildlife Preserve and Guest Resort with tent cabins, is seeking a qualified Houseman-Housekeeper Aide with light maintenance duties to join our staff.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Assist Housekeepers by driving linens and supplies to and from tent cabins. Ensure that public areas and guest tents are cleaned and sanitized to standards; guest tents have clean linen, bedding, and towels, as well as specified amenities.
  • Assist with needed repairs, light maintenance, and landscaping duties.
  • Provide clean and comfortable surroundings for guests and employees.
  • Participate in any required training.
  • Help strip and make beds and other housekeeping tasks as needed.

Qualifications and Physical Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a small truck
  • Ability to do light maintenance work.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to spend the majority of the day walking, navigating stairs, twisting, bending, pushing/pulling, etc.
  • Hospitality experience is desired as well as a passion for excellent customer service.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Dependable transportation is a must.
  • Bilingual skills a plus

This is a full-time position. We do shut down our tent/cabins for January & February. Hours may be reduced during that time, but usually, help is needed with deep cleaning and maintenance duties. This could be a good stepping-stone into the maintenance department.

A background check is required at the time of hire. Please send a resume listing work experience with referrals.