CONTACT: Kyle Shepherd
Direct: 502-238-5331 | Media Only: 502-744-5639
The Louisville Zoo will host a job fair on Saturday, January 25 in the Zoo’s Gheens Room in the Islands from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Zoo is seeking candidates to fill seasonal positions in various departments including Admissions, Education, Guest Services, Horticulture, Membership, Front Desk and Rides and Attractions. Candidates will be provided training and should be outgoing, highly motivated individuals who enjoy working with the public and will provide outstanding customer service.
The hourly seasonal rate varies by position, the minimum is $10.10. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and able to work a variable schedule that includes mostly days, but also nights and weekends from March through October. Some positions require applicants to be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Other positions also may require CPR, AED and First Aid Certification.
In addition to working in a unique environment, seasonal Zoo employees receive free Zoo admission during employment term, discounts to the gift shop and food concessions with Zoo ID and free parking and free Tarc ride to the Zoo to work.
All other full-time and part-time vacant positions will be posted weekly on the Louisville Government website at www.louisvilleky.gov/HumanResources
The Louisville Zoo, a non-profit organization and state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).