Join our team

Join our team!

Work with us and discover something wild! The Metro Richmond Zoo is a unique establishment with a well-trained professional staff. We accept applicants year round in a number of animal and non-animal related positions. Join our team!

  • We accept all applications and may contact you if an opportunity rises.

 

Current Job Openings

Zoo Crew Team Member

The zoo is currently accepting applications to fill many Zoo Crew Member (non-animal care) positions.  Zoo Crew Members focus on enhancing our guest experience by preparing, operating, and cleaning up the public access facilities at the Zoo.  Cleaning bathrooms and picking up trash are vital tasks to keeping our facilities presentable.  These facilities are divided into 6 Divisions:

Zoo Crew Member (non-animal related)

(Work in any one, or all of our 6 divisions)

  1. Guest Services
  2. Gift Shop
  3. Food Services
  4. Ride Operation
  5. Treetop Zoofari
  6. Projects/Maintenance

Full zoo crew member job description

How to Apply

1. Download and print Employment Application

2. Prepare resume and optional cover letter

3. Drop off in person or e-mail both documents to employment@metrorichmondzoo.com and include the position you are applying for in the subject bar.

 

Grounds Worker

Responsible for maintaining the physical grounds and guest’s access ways in the best light possible.  Provides technical knowledge and insight to the health and development of our landscaping.  Provide occasional leadership as situations arise.

Grounds Worker 

A few of the required tasks include:

  1. Maintain guests pathways and walkways
  2. Maintain current landscaping efforts while improving where needed
  3. Plan, budget, install new horticulture projects
  4. Fertilize, seed, and water
  5. Cut grass, edge, trim, and weed.
  6. Light building maintenance

Full grounds worker job description

How to Apply

1. Download and print Employment Application

2. Prepare resume and optional cover letter

3. Drop off in person or e-mail both documents to employment@metrorichmondzoo.com and include the position you are applying for in the subject bar.

 

 

Metro Richmond Zoo is an equal opportunity employer.


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