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Employment

We are Now Hiring!

Please visit our application page to apply today. All positions are seasonal and part time. Lake Tobias begins hiring at 14 years of age. For questions, please contact Human Resources at (717) 362-9126 or hr@laketobias.com.

Below are brief descriptions for positions that are generally available.

Animal Positions | Customer Service Positions | Maintenance Positions

Safari Tour Guide

The Tour Guide gives formal educational presentations to public groups while driving a full-size bus, and answers all customer inquiries. The position is responsible for the safety of the public on their safari bus, and monitoring and maintaining the condition of their safari bus, field, and animals. The ideal candidates will be able to safely drive a full-size bus, make frequent independent judgments, and professionally speak to large public groups; and must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Reptile Keeper and Show Employee

The Reptile Keeper gives formal public presentations, and assists in maintaining reptile building facilities and animal exhibits. The Keeper is also responsible for assisting in caring for specified reptile building animals. The ideal candidate will be able to professionally speak to large public groups, provide excellent customer service, and make frequent independent judgments. They will also have 2 years of experience working in a zoo or related establishment or will be enrolled in a 4-year college degree program related directly to animals. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Petting Zoo Handler

The Petting Zoo Handler is responsible for greeting and serving all Petting Zoo customers in a friendly, efficient, and professional manner. The Handler will encourage visitors to interact with the animals, and will sell animal food to visitors. The employee will also provide limited animal care, including feeding, watering, and brushing the animals. The ideal candidates will be positive individuals with basic mathematics skills, good communications skills, and a passion for working with animals and people. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Educational Assistant

The Educational Assistant is responsible for assisting with all aspects of educational outreach in the park, including operating animal summer camps, teaching camp sessions, and assisting with all off-site educational outreach programs. The ideal candidate will be able to professionally speak to public groups, provide excellent customer service, and teach a wide variety of age groups with age-appropriate information. They will also have one year of experience in animal care or training, and will have at least a high school diploma and a valid driver’s license. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Assistant Concession Manager

The Assistant Concession Manager is responsible for the supervision of all concession employees. The assistant manager will ensure that the department processes all orders efficiently, safely, and professionally, while creating a positive service experience for all customers. The ideal candidate will be an outgoing, positive individual; will be able to lead the concession staff in delivering excellent customer service; and will have 2 years of experience in the Customer Service or Retail industry or a degree in Management or related field. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Food Services Supervisor

The Food Services Supervisor is responsible for overseeing all employees in their department. The supervisor will ensure that the department fills all food orders efficiently, safely, and professionally, while creating a positive service experience for all customers. The ideal candidate will be an outgoing, positive individual; will be able to lead the kitchen team in delivering excellent food and customer service; and will have 2 years of experience in the food services industry or a degree in Culinary Arts or Restaurant Management. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Food Services Employee

The Food Services Employee serves all customers and prepares all food at various food establishments at the park. The employee will fill all food orders efficiently, pleasantly, and safely, while creating a positive experience for all customers. The ideal candidates will be task-oriented, positive individuals; able to provide excellent food- and customer service; and able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Admissions/Concession Employee

The Admissions Employee serves as the first point of contact for all customers entering the park, and will assist all customers in a friendly, efficient, and professional manner. The employee works in the concession stand when not at admissions. The ideal candidates will be positive individuals with working mathematics knowledge, who are able to provide excellent customer service, and are able to work in all weather conditions. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Parking/Ticket Taker Employee

The Parker is responsible for greeting and serving customers in a friendly, efficient, and professional manner, for directing customer vehicles entering the park, and/or for processing customer tickets upon entry to park. The employee will serve in the refreshment stand when not parking or taking tickets. The ideal candidates will be positive individuals who are able to provide excellent customer service, and are able to work in all weather conditions. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Gift Shop Employee

The Gift Shop Employee is responsible for greeting and serving all Gift Shop Customers. The employee will serve and assist all customers in a friendly, efficient, and professional manner, and is responsible for keeping the Gift Shop stocked, clean, and presentable. The ideal candidates will be positive individuals with working mathematics knowledge, and able to provide excellent customer service. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

First Aid Attendant

The First Aid Attendant performs first aid procedures on visitors and employees requiring first aid in the park, maintains records in accordance with park and government requirements, and stocks first aid supplies. The employee will perform security checks throughout the day to ensure the safety of all visitors and employees. The ideal candidates will be capable of providing excellent first aid care, are able to respond quickly to emergencies, and are at least 18 years of age with a current 1st Aid/CPR certification. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Custodial Employee

The Custodial Employee assists with the maintenance of park grounds, restrooms, and waste facilities. The Custodian will maintain the functionality and cleanliness of park grounds and restrooms. The ideal candidates will be able to work independently and in all weather conditions, and will preferably have a valid driver’s license. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.

Landscape Gardener

The Landscaper is responsible for landscape maintenance including preparing grounds for planting, implementing park landscape projects, watering, mulching, maintaining landscape, weeding, and fall cleanup. The ideal candidates will be able to work independently, and in all weather conditions, and will be able to prioritize tasks. This position is seasonal (May-October) and part-time.