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Employment Opportunities

Work at the Toledo Zoo!

There are several opportunities available including full-time, part-time and seasonal internships. See below for open positions and benefits. Apply today!

The Toledo Zoo is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, creed, genetic information, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Toledo Zoo is now offering a $300 bonus for current and new part-time employees working in Merchandise, Food Services, and Park Operations. To be eligible for your $300 bonus you must be hired working through the Lights Before Christmas season (November 13th, 2023 – December 31st, 2023) and work an average of 10 hours a week or a minimum of 60 hours. Bonuses will be paid out on January 12th, 2024, less applicable payroll deductions and taxes.

Full Time Benefits

  • Medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance
  • Short and long term disability plan
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Sick days
  • Paid vacation
  • Holidays/bonus days
  • Education assistance
  • Toledo Zoo membership
  • In-park merchandise and food discounts

Part Time Benefits

  • Free Zoo admission
  • Ticket discounts
  • In-park merchandise and food discounts
  • Part-time and seasonal employee events
  • Flexible scheduling

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