I worked at Santa Barbara Zoo full-time
Management invests a lot into their employees due the lack in ability to pay affordable wages for the area.
Ability to coach and counsel mediocre employees or change the status quo is very difficult. Change for the better is hard to come by, but possible with enough man power and effort
I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Santa Barbara Zoo (Santa Barbara, CA) in April 2012.
-Prepare a game and present to a group of people
-Then they put you in a room with everyone and have you draw a picture about your life
-Then they have you come in for a one-on-one sit down interview with your picture