Seasonal Positions

How do I apply?

To apply for a seasonal or part-time position at the Toledo Zoo, please fill out an application. You can press the button below to download a PDF version of the part-time and seasonal application to print at home and fill out. Applications can be emailed to You can also pick up an application at our Zoo Administration Building, which is located at 2605 Broadway Street. The office is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old to apply for a position, unless the posted job states differently. In some cases a resume may also be requested for certain open positions (see individual job postings for details).

How Current are the Job Postings Below?

Seasonal job postings were last updated on January 12, 2018

*Note to Applicants

Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays. Positions may require working in all weather conditions, the ability to stand for extended periods of time and walk extensively on Zoo grounds.

Seasonal Positions Currently Open

Please take a look at our Part Time Opportunities

Horticulture (Seasonal) – Horticulture staff maintain all of the permanent landscapes and include mowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing, mulching, planting and maintaining the annual flower beds, rake leaves, and maintain ornamental water features. They also assist with the installation and removal of the holiday lights for the Lights Before Christmas display. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the fleet insurance carrier.

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