North Woods Gift Store Sales Associates and Amusement Ride Operators

The North Woods Gift Store at the Buttonwood Park Zoo is currently accepting applications for sales associates and Carousel and Train ride operators. Positions are part time, seasonal and weather dependent. Weekend availability is a must.

The successful candidates will be cross trained as both store sales associates and train & carousel operators.

Part-time pay: $11/hour
Reports to: Gift Store and amusements manager.


  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Represent the Zoo professionally
  • Perform daily operator safety inspection of rides
  • Daily cleaning of rides and maintaining a neat and clean surrounding area
  • Other duties as may be directed by manage.


  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Able to work well with children
  • Flexible availability, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to accept direction, to multi task to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to keep busy, to work independently and with co-workers

Please apply in person at the North Woods Gift Shop at the Buttonwood Park Zoo or send a resume and cover letter to:
North Woods Gift Shop
ATTN: Jaryd Walker
425 Hawthorn St.
New Bedford, MA 02740