Employment

Zoo Careers and More!

Thank you for your interest in joining Naples Zoo. We have hundreds of applicants each year, but only a few join our select team of dedicated professionals. Because of the kind of work we do, applicants need to be at least 18 years old. Please e-mail your resume or print the Zoo Employment Application, complete it, and e-mail it to jobs@napleszoo.org. Naples Zoo is a Drug Free Workplace.

(Due to the high volume of applicants, we may not be able acknowledge receipt of your application; we will be in touch should we need additional information or select you to interview for one of our open positions.)

Employment Application


Please note: INTERNSHIP information and VOLUNTEER opportunities are listed separately.

Current Openings

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Admissions attendant     |     part Time     |     seasonal, weekends required   

This position requires a friendly, outgoing, and patient disposition at all times.  The admissions attendant must be able to handle cash and charge transactions.  He or she needs to have a basic knowledge of mammals, avian and reptiles in a zoological environment.  This person also needs to stay updated on all of the park history, daily schedule and special events.

Horticulture technician     |     full Time     |     temporary   

The Horticulture Technician is responsible for landscape duties and functions as necessary to meet operating needs with a high degree of efficiency and independence to maintain performance standards. The horticulture technician must have the ability or the ability to learn the use of mowers, edgers, trimmers, chainsaws and other landscape equipment that pertains to the work.  The ability to drive a golf cart and tractors is also necessary for this position.  Proper safety equipment and training is provided for this job.

Park attendant     |     part Time     |     hourly   

The Park Attendant is mainly responsible for park cleanliness and guest safety. This person must be comfortable communicating with guests as individuals or in large groups. The ability to enforce zoo rules and policies is important, as well as the ability to communicate in a personable way with guests when answering queries.

Park Services supervisor - boats     |     full Time  

The Park Services Supervisor will assume responsibility for the Primate Expedition Guides. He / she will be responsible for the daily running of the Primate Expedition Cruise, assists with the selection of new staff members, conducts orientation and training of team members, and assists with corrective action and evaluation of performance. Excellent guest relation skills are necessary in dealing with a sometimes complex zoo environment.