The Columbus Zoological Park Association

ZOMBIEzi Bay Admissions Team Member, Position pays $ 11/hour + $ 3 hour bonus!

Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1711
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


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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!



As a member of our Zoo Admissions team, you have the opportunity to be the first or last impression to millions of guests. Our team has a variety of responsibilities including parking booths, ticket sales, guest entry and exit as well as being an ambassador throughout Zoo grounds.
Admissions works inside and outside every day. It requires a lot of time spent on your feet. If you are friendly, outgoing, and a GREAT communicator, Admissions is the place for you!


Applicants without a resume will be able to skip resume upload option.


  • May work turnstiles, guest relations and/or toll booth areas of the admissions department.
  • Transacts ticket sales.
  • Accounts and balances receipts with register.
  • Maintains excellent guest relations and interfaces with guests in resolution of inquiries.
  • Staff after-hours gate and special events as necessary.
  • Act as ambassador at park entry and exit, provides general park information.
  • Sells and promotes memberships, season passes and daily upgrades to guests
  • Performs clerical functions including but not limited to:data entry, answering phones and clearing voicemail, preparing and sending correspondence, filing and stocking office supplies.
  • Position may require job rotation within department as operational needs dictate.
  • Ensures guest satisfaction on zoo grounds by engaging our guests through random acts of kindness.
  • Engages crowds of people through a variety of hands-on activities including playing interactive games, talking to adults waiting in line, promoting zoo events and organizing contests for on-grounds visitors. 
  • Assists our guests in planning their experience.
  • Familiar with all Zoo properties and is able to explain how to best navigate the zoo and its regions.
  • Effectively communicates with people of all ages, including small children thru senior citizens.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 16 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and via email.
  • Computer knowledge/skills.
  • Able to successfully pass a cash handling training program.
  • Able to lift bank bag weighing up to 20lbs.
  • Able to balance multiple assignments successfully.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain).
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance
  • Able to work flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • 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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