The Nature Center rehired me! I applied a few weeks ago in a fit of panic (don’t ask) and they didn’t even have me interview! Just called me up last week offering the position with a $0.50 raise!
But, being me, I didn’t want to quit the Zoo either…. so I’m now gonna be working only Sundays at the Zoo and Tuesday through Saturday at the Nature Center. Yes that only gives me one day off a week, but it’s consistent. Also, we’re getting out of the Army this year and moving back up North so I want to have a huge savings before then. If I work myself to dust then I work myself to dust. So be it.
And, my Zoo supervisor talked to me after my shift today asking about my “life plans”. If that’s not a conversation that gets the heart rate up, idk what is. He was asking because he wants to offer me a permanent position. I’ve only been here a month, guys. Currently, I’m a seasonal. It broke my damn heart telling him I’m moving at the end of the year. But, he took note of when I hope to be back… I think I have a job if I ever move back down here! I’m trying to convince my husband to move back down here after we finish our degrees. I don’t really like where we’re from and I love where we are now. There’s so much to do down here and while it’s a very conservative area, the individuals are very progressive. If nothing else, everyone here loves dogs and hiking.
So… yeah lots to think about.
It makes me feel really good though that the Zoo likes me enough that they want to offer me a permanent position already.