Are you an inquisitive outdoor adventurer with a deep love for wildlife and a desire to make a difference? Safari West invites you to be part of our team as we embark on a journey of conservation and knowledge. Train to become a highly knowledgeable Safari West naturalist and share your passion with enthusiastic guests eager to explore the wonders of African wildlife and the local flora and fauna in Sonoma County.
Discover the thrill of immersing yourself in nature and teaching others about the world around them. We are seeking motivated individuals who find invigoration in being outdoors year-round and have a genuine passion for educating and inspiring others.
At Safari West, you’ll become a part of a preserve that houses nearly 1,000 animals, with a diverse mammal population primarily originating from the African continent. Alongside these magnificent creatures, we are visited by native wildlife such as otters, osprey, and bald eagles, making every day a unique experience. Our safari tours operate year-round, allowing guests to indulge in a captivating three-hour adventure. For two hours, they’ll ride in an authentic open-air 1950s Dodge power wagon, immersing themselves in the safari experience. The remaining time is spent on a guided walking tour, where our knowledgeable guides lead guests through enchanting aviaries, alongside lively flamingo flocks, towering giraffes, majestic cheetahs, and habitats teeming with hyenas and monkeys, among other wonders.
We understand the importance of flexibility in work schedules, and that’s why we offer part-time and/or on-call positions to accommodate your needs. Join us at Safari West for an important informational seminar, where you’ll learn more about the endless possibilities and incredible experiences that await you.
Your journey begins here—join our Safari West team and become a catalyst for change in wildlife conservation. Together, we’ll create cherished memories and foster a deeper appreciation for the natural world.
For additional information, please contact our Human Resources Team at HR@safariwest.com. There is no age restriction; we warmly welcome everyone. This position can be an excellent match for retirees who may not possess a conventional resume. It’s important to note that there are physical requirements for the job, including tasks such as opening and closing double gates and adapting to varying weather conditions, ensuring the safety and enjoyment of both our team members and guests.
At Safari West, we are an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.