The Columbus Zoological Park Association

Scare Actor, Position pays up to $13 an hour!

Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1619
Zoombezi Bay


Zombie Team Zombiezi Bay 7190 - Amanda Carberry, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


Act and perform in houses and scare zones throughout the park



  • Consistent communication with direct supervisor and other team members
  • Create and/or impersonate characters and/or personalities.
  • Perform to a set acting standard throughout the night
  • Memorize any necessary and/or assigned dialogue, safety spiels, emergency exit plans, safety operating procedures, and park guidelines.
  • Maintain cleanliness and good condition of assigned costume
  • Utilize props and accessories as directed
  • Handle any other duties as assigned by management
  • Adhere to all Zoo / Zoombezi Bay policies
  • Create and/or impersonate characters and/or personalities.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Required to work weekends/holidays and late evenings during Zombiezi Bay season
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Work well under pressure and in a fast paced enviorment
  • This position is not eligible for overtime pay
  • Must successfully pass a criminal history record check annually required
  • Ability to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain, cold).
  • Must be comfortable wearing makeup for extended periods of time

Join the team as a lifeguard in the summer, keep your $13 wage in the Fall!


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