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


For every shift worked on a ZOMBIEzi Bay operating day, staff will earn an additional hourly bonus on top of their base wage rate. All staff working to support ZOMBIEzi Bay are eligible for this bonus!
Looking to make some extra cash? Looking for a fun, first-of-its-kind work environment? ZOMBIEzi Bay is the place for you!
Position qualifies for $3 per hour bonus!



  • 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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