Employment Application Step 1 of 8 12% Southwick's Zoo is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran/military status, race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. THIS APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities to assist in the hiring process, as required by applicable federal, state, and local law. Individuals can request an accommodation to complete this application or to participate in the interview process by contacting Human Resources.Have you previously been employed?*Select OneYes, I have previous work experienceNo, I am applying for my first jobApplicants without previous job experience are applying to a General Zoo Employee position and may work in a variety of areas within the zoo such as retail, food & beverage, attractions, parking, etc. While we take preferences into consideration, please note that, if hired, department and position placement will be determined by what hiring management feel is the best fit for the applicant.Date available to start*Please select the earliest date you are available to begin working. The zoo's regular season runs from April through October 31. Note: If you are a student only available weekends until end of semester, please select the earliest weekend you are available to work. MM slash DD slash YYYY Position List*-----Admissions/Retail/Attractions Team MemberFood & Beverage Team MemberParking AttendantGeneral Ride Operator (18 years+)Skyfari Ride Operator (18 years+)Zip Line Ride Operator (18 years+)Jack O Lantern Festival Team Member Applicant InformationName* First Last Address* Street Address City AlabamaAlaskaAmerican SamoaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaGuamHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaNorthern Mariana IslandsOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahU.S. Virgin IslandsVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Cell Phone*Home PhoneEmail* Enter Email Confirm Email Are you UNDER 18 years of age?*All applicants must be at least 16 years of age, and certain positions require a minimum age of 18 years. You may be required to furnish a work permit if under the age of 18 years. Applicants that do not meet minimum age requirements will not be considered. Yes, I am UNDER 18 No, I am 18 or older If you are under 18, what is your age?*15, but I will turn 16 this spring.1617All applicants must be at least 16 years of age, and some positions require a minimum age of 18 years. Applicants that do not meet minimum age requirements will not be considered.Are you a citizen of the United States?* Yes No Are you authorized to work in the U.S.?* Yes No Please select your current status.*High School StudentCollege StudentNon-StudentWhat is your current employment status?*Currently not employedWorking full-time: looking for extra workWorking full-time: looking for new positionWorking part-time: looking for extra workWorking part-time: looking for new positionHave you ever previously worked or applied to work for Southwick's Zoo?* Yes, I have previously worked at Southwick's Zoo I have previously applied, but have not worked at Southwick's Zoo No When did you work at Southwick's and in what position?* Who was your supervisor?* What position did you apply for?* Please list any friends or family that have worked at Southwick's Zoo, if applicable.Do you have any commitments to any other employer which could affect your employment with this Company if hired (for example, an employment agreement, a non-competition, or non-solicitation agreement, etc.)?* Yes No If yes, please provide more information.* AvailabilityAll positions require weekend and holiday availability (unless specified otherwise in position description). Schedules will vary weekly, and we cannot guarantee set hours or days. Our regular zoo season runs from April through October.How many days a week are you applying for?*Please be aware that positions are part-time and seasonal (April through October). However, part-time hours can be up to 40 hours a week during peak season. If hired, we cannot guarantee minimum or maximum hours each week.542-3Please list days of the week you will not be available to work and why. Please include any extracurricular activities or sports that will affect your availability.*Please be aware that you will not be guaranteed the following days off if hired. We do try to accommodate as best we can, but there will be times when we cannot.Are you available to work during weekends and holidays?* EducationHigh SchoolHigh School Attended:* Did you graduate?*YesNoI am currently enrolled in high schoolYears attended:* If a high school student, what grade are you in?* Will you be available to work weekends during the school year?* Yes No If no, please explain why.* College/UniversityDid you attend college? Or are you currently in college?Select OneYesNoName of College* Major/Degree* Did you graduate?* Yes No I am currently enrolled Year of graduation* If currently enrolled, what year are you in and when do you expect to graduate* Will you be available to work nights and weekends during the semester? Yes No If no, please explain why.* Do you have any experience working with POS software? Yes No Why would you like to work at Southwick's Zoo? What qualities/skills do you possess that will be an asset to Southwick's Zoo?* Employment HistoryPlease check off any previous experiences Volunteer work Internship Other Please provide more information* Please select all skills you have demonstrated during any volunteer work, internships, or other experiences. Cash Handling POS Operation Customer Service Cleaning Communication Professionalism Working as part of a team Mechanical Operations/Repair Maintenance Inventory Management Food Service ServSafe CPR/First Aid Ability to work in fast paced environment Ability to adapt to varying situations & changes Experience working with animals Employer InformationCompany* Type of Business Phone*Address* Street Address City AlabamaAlaskaAmerican SamoaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaGuamHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaNorthern Mariana IslandsOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahU.S. Virgin IslandsVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Supervisor* May we contact your previous/current employer?* Yes No If no, please explain why.* Your Job Title* Starting salary or hourly wage* Ending salary or hourly wage* Dates Employed* DD/MM/YY - DD/MM/YYResponsibilities*What did you like most about your position?*What did you like least about your position?*If no longer employed at this position, please list reason why.*Note: We will be verifying previous employment. If there is a better contact for verification, please list name and phone number.Based on your previous work performance, please select all skills you have demonstrated. Cash Handling POS Operation Customer Service Cleaning Communication Professionalism Working as part of a team Mechanical Operations/Repair Maintenance Inventory Management Food Service ServSafe CPR/First Aid Ability to work in fast paced environment Ability to adapt to varying situations & changes Experience working with animals ReferencePlease provide one non-family reference we may contact.Name* Relationship* Phone* APPLICATION CERTIFICATION* I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. If this application leads to employment, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in my release. I understand and agree that if driving is a requirement of the job for which I am applying, my employment and/or continued employment is contingent on possessing a valid driver's license for the state in which I reside and automobile liability insurance in an amount equal to the minimum required by the state where I reside. I understand that the Company may now have, or may establish, a drug-free workplace or drug and/or alcohol testing program consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. If the Company has such a program and I am offered a conditional offer of employment, I understand that if a pre-employment (post-offer) unlawful drug and/or alcohol test is positive, the employment offer may be withdrawn where allowed by law. I agree to work under the conditions requiring a drug-free workplace, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. I also understand that all employees of the location, pursuant to the Company's policy and federal, state, and local law, may be subject to urinalysis or other medically recognized tests designed to detect the presence of alcohol or illegal or controlled drugs. If employed, I understand that alcohol and/or drug testing may be a condition of continual employment and I agree to undergo alcohol and drug testing consistent with the Company's policies and applicable federal, state, and local law. If employed by the Company, I understand and agree that the Company, to the extent permitted by federal, state, and local law, may exercise its right, without prior warning or notice, to conduct investigations of Company property (including, but not limited to, files, lockers, desks, vehicles, and computers) and, in certain circumstances, my personal property. I UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY IN COMPANY PROPERTY. 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THIS MEANS THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY PROVISION IN THIS APPLICATION, IF HIRED, THE COMPANY OR I MAY TERMINATE THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE OR NOTICE. NOTHING IN THIS APPLICATION OR IN ANY DOCUMENT OR STATEMENT, WRITTEN OR ORAL, SHALL LIMIT THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE EMPLOYMENT AT-WILL. I UNDERSTAND THAT NO COMPANY EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE HAS THE AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT REGARDING DURATION OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN THE PRESIDENT/CEO OF THE COMPANY AND THEN ONLY BY MEANS OF A WRITTEN CONTRACT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT/CEO. I authorize the Company and/or its agents to confirm all statements contained in this application and/or résumé as it relates to the position I am seeking, to the extent permitted by federal, state, or local law. Federal law and some states require a separate disclosure and consent when obtaining background reports from a consumer reporting agency. 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