The Columbus Zoological Park Association

"Taste of ZOMBIEzi Bay" Food & Beverage Team / Ages 19+ / Pays $15/hr!!

Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1599
Zoombezi Bay


"Taste of ZOMBIEzi Bay" is a halloween-themed food and craft beer event taking place during the innaugural season of ZOMBIEzi Bay, Central Ohio's premiere haunted attraction.


The Food & Beverage team is responsible for consistent preparation and presentation of 2-4 event-themed food items per location during the 23-night event. Training for this role begins in late August. Successful candidates must have evening availability on event nights throughout the entire ZOMBIEzi Bay season, which runs from September 16 through October 31.


  • Prepares recipes as instructed. Assembles and plates various food items with attention to detail.
  • Serves visitors courteously and efficiently and acts as a guest service ambassador for the Zoo and Zoombezi Bay.
  • Transacts food and drink sales on a computerized point of sale system or electronic cash register.
  • Opens, closes and maintains cleanliness of food stands and equipment.
  • Adheres to health/safety regulations.
  • Adheres to uniform and employee policies and regulations.
  • Required to complete cash handling training and pass cash handling test.
  • Position may require job rotation within the Revenue Department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Reports directly to Team Lead and/or Section Lead.
  • Posted schedule may be subject to change based on operational needs such as weather condition, guest attendance and department needs.


  • Available to work Thursday through Sunday evenings during September and October. Daytime prep shifts are also available. 
  • 19 years of age or older to serve alcohol. Additional positions available for ages 16-18, starting at $13.00/hr. 
  • Able to perform physical work for extended periods of time.
  • Able to stand or walk for long periods (5+ hours) without a break.
  • Able to lift and move up to 10lbs. constantly, 30lbs. frequently, and 50lbs. occasionally.
  • Able to balance multiple assignments successfully.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions, including heat, cold, and rain. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance.
  • Able to pass ServSafe Food Handler (or similar) food safety written exam.
  • This position is not eligible for overtime pay.
  • Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Subject to BMV check.
  • Subject to Criminal Background check.


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