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



Under minimal supervision, the Animal Care Supervisor – Hoofstock will serve as the supervisor for the Hoofstock  keepers.  The primary responsibility is to supervise keeper staff and participate in the general care of assigned collection animals, develop programs and presentation, and remain a positive role model for the keeper staff by setting the example in their daily work. The supervisor is a full time working supervisor and is required to know all aspects of the day-to-day activities of their assigned areas. He/She must be proficient in conflict resolution when dealing with staff as well as the general public. Employee will be responsible for providing a friendly, safe and clean atmosphere for families to enjoy Naples Zoo.

Show Keeper        I            Full Time           I       HOURLY                        

This position is responsible for the care and well-being of the Naples Zoo animal collection.  Duties include, but are not limited to, daily care and feeding of assigned animals in collection, maintenance of animal exhibits and night-houses, behavioral observations, record keeping, animal enrichment, operant training, assisting veterinary staff and public presentations.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential for the educational programs. 

Park attendant        I         Full Time    

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.