The Columbus Zoological Park Association

ZOMBIEzi Bay Ride Operator

Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2069
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


Zombie Coming Toward You


In the Rides and Attractions department, our team is dedicated to a great guest experience every day. For our ZOMBIEzi Bay Halloween event our top priorities are safety, teamwork and excitement as we operate rides, roller coasters, and sinister haunted attractions. This spooktacular event will provide thrills and chills for our guests and we are looking for individuals who will join in the frightening fun!

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 $1 per hour bonus!


  • Enhance the Zoo and Zoombezi Bay’s atmosphere by providing an inviting and exciting rides and attractions experience.
  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of attractions.
  • Engage with guests, answers questions and provides detailed safety instructions.
  • Assist guests during boarding and unloading
  • Properly check safety restraints and ride area
  • Remain attentive and alert at all times in order to react to different situations efficiently
  • Provide GREAT guest service.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the attraction’s area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Posted schedule may be subject to change based on operational needs such as weather condition, guest attendance and department needs.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must pass all applicable certification tests
  • Must be available for weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain).
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
  • Able to work with diverse guest population including all ages and backgrounds.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance.
  • This position is not eligible for overtime pay.
  • Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Subject to Criminal Background check.
  • Subject to BMV check.


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