Job Postings

The Jackson Zoological Society, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons because of age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, gender, ethnic or national origin, or veteran status. The Jackson Zoo prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.

Positions Available:


Summer Camp Instructor

Responsible for the teaching of summer camps for children ages 4-12 years.


Frontline Attendant

Responsible for providing every guest with extraordinary service, which includes taking admission,  upgrading to memberships, assisting with sales in the Trading Company gift shop, answering questions, and guiding them to various exhibits or keeper chats to create a positive and engaging zoo experience.


Retail Floor Lead

Responsilbe for the operation and management of the admissions area and the Trading Company gift shop, and oversees the part-time staff of the gift shop.


Development Director

Responsible for the development and implementation of programs and special projects to assure positive zoo growth, including fund-raising, neighborhood enhancement and other projects to assure the accomplishment of the zoo’s goals.


Carousel Manager/Operator

The carousel manager and rides operator supervises the operation of the carousel and stands in as part-time train conductor .


Birthday Party Captain

Responsible for facilitating a creative and entertaining birthday party/event, while engaging children in a wide variety of exciting scheduled activities.






The Jackson Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.