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Service Systems and Associates

Retail, Concessions, Catering and Grounds Opportunities

Service Systems Associates (SSA), the exclusive service provider for Concessions, Retail, Grounds Keeping, and Custodial positions is seeking individuals for the following positions:

    * Concessions/Retail Cashier
    * Warehouse (18 years old with a valid driver’s license)
    * Janitorial – AM and Mid-Day
    * Grounds
    * Retail Merchandising Intern
    * Food Service Intern
    * Retail Store Manager
    * Retail Supervisor

Download the Service System Associates job application here.

For information on Service System Associates employment opportunities, please call the SSA Employment Hotline at (248) 541-5717, ext. 3140 or fax to (248) 399-2420



Company: Service Systems Associates, the exclusive service provider of Concessions, Retail, Grounds keeping, and Custodial at the Detroit Zoo.


Description:
This is a PAID internship.  Please note: you must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week from May-August (4 months).

If you’re looking to make the most of your college career in an exciting environment like no other and is eager to bring your creative and engaging ideas to the table– this is the perfect place for you! We are looking for a talented college student for our Merchandising internship opportunity in our Retail Division. As part of the store sales team, you will experience firsthand the daily operations of a high volume, faced-paced cultural attraction retail store and be actively engaged in sales leadership, inventory flow, event planning and merchandise presentation. You will interact with senior management who will coach and mentor you throughout the program.

Responsibilities:
•  Work under the supervision of Operations/Merchandising Manager to perform analysis, inventory control and administrative duties related to the merchandising of the zoo gift shops and interact with visitors

Qualifications & Requirements:
•  Must currently be enrolled at an accredited college or university
•  will consider students that have completed at least four (4) semesters of college from the following majors: Merchandising, Retail Management, Business, Marketing, Hospitality
•  Experience in Retail is strongly preferred
•  Working knowledge of the following computer applications are highly desired: Microsoft Word, and Excel
•  Excellent oral, written and telephonic communication skills
•  Ability to differentiate between colors
•  Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
•  Ability to concentrate for long periods of time
•  Ability to lift boxes up to 30 pounds
•  Ability to operate general office equipment (fax machine, photocopier, computer printer) stationed between 3 and 4 feet high

Credit:
Students must provide information from their school on internship requirements as well as the certification documentation necessary to receive credit.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Detroit Zoo/Service Systems Associates
8450 West Ten Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Email: Detroitzoo@kmssa.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Location: Detroit Zoo (Royal Oak, MI )
Employment Type: Seasonal Internship
Division: Retail
Shift: First/Second

Hours:
DURATION OF INTERNSHIP: Full-time May through August
HOURS: During season, days and times will vary. Applicant must be flexible. Must be able to work weekends, including holidays.   


Company: Service Systems Associates, the exclusive service provider of Concessions, Retail, Grounds keeping, and Custodial at the Detroit Zoo.

Description:
This is a PAID internship. Please note: you must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week from May-August (4 months).

If you’re looking to make the most of your college career in an exciting environment like no other and is eager to bring your creative and engaging ideas to the table– this is the perfect place for you! We are looking for a talented college student for our Concessions internship opportunity in our Concessions Division.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for assisting in all concession functions, including but not limited to: Manage the daily operations of the concession stands, both permanent and temporary facilities.
• Supervise and guide all personnel.
• Purchasing and inventory control.
• Coordinate and execute all health inspections from local county health dept.
• Check-in employees each morning and assist in the opening of their stands.
• Assist in conducting an opening inventory for each stand.
• Maintain an accurate inventory level for each stand and warehouse.
• Communicate inventory needs to Warehouse Supervisor.
• Assist with stocking and re-stocking of products in stands.
• Ensure that proper paperwork is filled out and filed for all movement of product and signatures are obtained.

Qualifications & Requirements:
• Must currently be enrolled at an accredited college or university.
• A valid driver’s license.
• Experience in customer service and supervision of personnel preferred.
• The ability to lift up to 50lbs.
• The ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
• Competence and learning ability in various computer programs.
• High integrity and confidentiality.
• Effective leader with strong people skills.
• Innovative thinker and self-starter.
• Effective communication skills, time management, and detail oriented.
• Professionalism and ability to handle customer needs.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Detroit Zoo/Service Systems Associates
8450 West Ten Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Email to Detroitzoo@kmssa.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Location: Detroit Zoo (Royal Oak, MI )
Employment Type: Seasonal Internship
Division: Concessions
Shift: First/Second

Hours:
DURATION OF INTERNSHIP: Full-time May through August
HOURS: During season, days and times will vary. Applicant must be flexible. Must be able to work weekends, including holidays.

Reporting To:
Manager of Concessions Operations

Targeted Employment Date:
April