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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Not Specified
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

EVENT STAFF - Sunset Zoo     (Temporary Non-Benefit)       Starting Salary: $9.25/hr   Open Until Filled

Position Description: Event support duties include but not limited to setup and breakdown of tables, chairs, and other items at events; cleaning and trash removal; and interacting with clients and guests in a courteous, professional manner.

Hours are variable, mostly evenings and weekends.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and move furniture. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.   

Must be available for the summer and weekends but potentially year round work available.