The Saskatoon Zoo society is looking for a full-time, seasonal, mid March to November, Paws Inn Gift Shop/Park and Zoo admission-gates manager.

Oversees and coordinates customer service, merchandising, inventory control, and other related activities for a small gift shop (Paws Inn) located at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo. Schedules, leads, and oversees the day-to-day activities of Customer Service Associates and/or other support staff engaged in routine stock management and customer service activities. Provides input into operating budgets, policies, and procedures, and provides leadership in the general marketing of the enterprise. This is a seasonal position from March to November each year. High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of management experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description. Wages start at $15 – $18 per hour.

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Primary Job Duties for Paws Inn Gift Shop Manager
1 Manages the Paws Inn Gift Shop for the Saskatoon Zoo Society
2 Manages the Front Gate Parking Booth and the Admission Window as per the contract between the City of Saskatoon and the Saskatoon Zoo Society
3 Hiring, training, scheduling and overseeing staff for the Gift Shop.
4 Hiring, training, scheduling and overseeing staff at Zoo Admissions and the Front Gate (in accordance with Zoo management).
5 Responsible for the City of Saskatoon floats and cash reserve from April to end of season
6 Responsible for ensuring all City passes, permits, form and notifications are in place for staff to do their job
7 Select and order stock for Gift Shop (in accordance with City of Saskatoon management, to ensure branding standards are met).
8 Program the Gift Shop register
9 Maintain Gift Shop inventory records and submit inventory on monthly basis.
10 Responsible for weekly Gift Shop bank deposits and working levels of cash in the City safe and Paws Inn safe.
11 Maintain payroll time sheets and staff records and submit to office administrator for each pay period.
12 Oversee SZS membership applications at the zoo entrance.
13 Submit monthly reports to the secretary at the Board of Directors
14 Attend monthly Board meetings and COS general meetings as scheduled during the season.
15 Collaborate on an annual budget for Paws Inn and attend the AGM
16 Act as liason between customers and City  regarding problems, inquiries and service requirements regarding the facility, the physical Gift Shop building and the City revenue collecting areas.
17 Brings all paperwork for Gift Shop into Administration Office for processing in a timely manner. (every few days)
18 Ensure all records are kept on site.