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Work at the Zoo!
Looking for an Employment Adventure?
Join the Zoo Crew! Most positions involve high visitor interaction and require upbeat, friendly people. We offer a flexible schedule, fun atmosphere, and discounts on food and merchandise.
(Job postings were last updated on November 20, 2013:)
Full-time Positions we are currently hiring for:
There are currently no full-time positions available.
Part-time Positions we are currently hiring for:
Catering: Responsible for taking care of the client(s) and running catered events.
Positions: Banquets, Picnics, Dinners, Weddings
Job Functions: Set-up, Clean-Up, Tear-Down, Servers, Bartenders
Carnivore Cafe: Employees of the Cafe provide fast, friendly service in a cafeteria-style setting.
Positions: Grill, Hospitality, Deli, Cooler
Job Functions: Cleanup, Cook, Servers, Cashier, Food Prep
Park Operations: Employees take care of a variety of visitor needs throughout the zoo.
Outstanding customer service a must!
Positions: Admissions, Parking, Rides, Patio Roamers, Greeters, Cashiers, Ride Operator
Job Functions: Picnic area clean-up, Concert/Event set-up and clean-up, Parking attendant
How do I apply?
To apply for any of the part-time positions listed above, pick up an application at the Toledo Zoo’s Visitor Services office which is located at the main entrance off Anthony Wayne Trail. The office is open daily from 10am to 5 pm. Applicants must be at least 16 years old to apply for a position, unless the posted job states differently.
*Applicants for any posted full-time positions will need to submit a resume and any other credentials as directed by the job posting instructions.
Career information for zoo related fields
For information on “Zoo Careers” please visit the following websites:
American Association of Zoo Keepers, Inc.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accomodate requests for job shadowing within our animal departments due to the dangerous nature of the positions and due to the high volume of requests we receive.