Zoo to hire seasonal workers through open interviews


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Posted Online: Jan. 12, 2011, 9:34 pm
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By Dawn Neuses, dneuses@qconline.com
COAL VALLEY --Niabi Zoo will hold open interviews early next month as it prepares to hire approximately 40 seasonal workers for the summer.

Positions to be filled include workers for the ticket office, gift shop and Lorikeet Landing; operators for the Endangered Species Carousel and the, pony ride; and educators and janitorial staffers.

Open interviews are from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 2, and noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 5. Applicants should go to the zoo education center building at the north end of the zoo.

Niabi Zoo opens March 14 and closes Nov. 20.The zoo is at 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley.






 












 



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