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Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2148
  The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Security Team takes great pride in our ability to maintain a safe and secure environment for our staff, animal collection, guests and infrastructure with a high level of dedication and professionalism.  Security Team Members may work at various locations throughout the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay, but will primarily focus on Zoombezi Bay and Parking Lot operations during the summer and fall seasons. Security team members operate with discipline and vigilance, focusing on observing, mitigating, and interdicting behaviors and interactions inconsistent with our organizations values and goals.  Security team members constantly maintain a visible and approachable attitude, in order to meet the needs of our customers and deter unwanted behaviors.  The Security team member’s ability to operate both independently and in collaboration with other team members and supporting agencies strengthens our ability to respond to all emergencies, calls for service and guest inquiries.       Position pays $18 per hour!
Type
Seasonal
Park
Zoombezi Bay
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2147
  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!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2146
  Come join the fun, high energy Food and Beverage department. On any given day, you may find yourself preparing freshly grilled cheeseburgers at Lakeside Grill, serving Dippin’ Dots at Tiger Pass, or hand-rolling pretzels at Auntie Anne's. Our food and beverage team members work a rotation that includes a variety of positions, including cashier, cook, server, expeditor, or cart runner, providing opportunities to learn new skills while having fun and interacting with our great team members and our wonderful guests!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2144
      Come join the fun, high-energy Food & Beverage Department at the Columbus Zoo!   On any given day you may find yourself preparing freshly grilled cheeseburgers at Lakeside Grill, serving Dippin’ Dots at Tiger Pass, or hand rolling pretzels at Auntie Anne's.    Our food & beverage team members work a rotation of positions like cashier, cook, server, expeditor, or cart runner. Learn new skills while having fun and interacting with a great team and wonderful guests!   The ideal candidate will have weekday availability through the fall.   
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell | US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2141
      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!
Type
Seasonal
Park
Zoombezi Bay
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2140
Our Auntie Anne’s / Cinnabon Team Members get to jump between twisting-up tasty fresh soft pretzels and rolling up mouth-watering cinnamon rolls to delighted guests. In addition to serving our fresh baked goods, team members work a rotation that includes a variety of positions, including cashier, cook, server, expeditor, or cart runner, providing opportunities to learn new skills while having fun and interacting with dozens of other team members and hundreds or even thousands of guests daily. Ages 16-17 start at $15.00/hr.; ages 18+ start at $17.00/hr. 
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2136
  Being a part of the Experiential Marketing Team means you are adding onto the excitement of a typical day at the Zoo. If you love the spotlight, you’ll love the chance to do meet-and-greets as a Character Ambassador! Plus, gain experience in onsite marketing as you assist with the production and execution of events, promotions and fundraisers. We’re looking for creative, hard-working, enthusiastic contributions to our team who aren’t afraid to do what it takes to make it happen!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2135
Our coffee shop baristas get to spread joy through each cup of coffee they make as they jump between our two zoo coffee shops. In addition to coffee, they also prepare and serve a wide variety of delightful espresso drinks, as well as fun food for our guests. During Wildlights, Baristas can work during the day or at night when all of our lights are at their best!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2134
  Come join the fun, high energy Food and Beverage department. On any given day, you may find yourself preparing freshly grilled cheeseburgers at Lakeside Grill, serving Dippin’ Dots at Tiger Pass, or hand-rolling pretzels at Auntie Anne's. Our food and beverage team members work a rotation that includes a variety of positions, including cashier, cook, server, expeditor, or cart runner, providing opportunities to learn new skills while having fun and interacting with our great team members and our wonderful guests!     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!  
Type
Seasonal
Park
Zoombezi Bay
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2109
  Are you interested in working in a fun and fast-paced environment? The Retail Department at The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium offers a unique opportunity that brings bright smiles to our guest’s faces.  From greeting families searching for an unforgettable souvenir to helping future little zookeepers find their newest furry friend, our Team Members always leave our guests with a lasting, positive impression.  Retail Team Members fill their days with organizing and stocking merchandise, greeting and interacting with guests, and making our various stores feel fun and inviting.  We are always searching for the next great member of our team.  Come join the Retail Department today!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2089
  Our Baker provides the baked-from-scratch, fresh pastries our guests enjoy from several of our food service concepts.  Baked from scratch, we offer breakfast pastries, snacks and desserts.      During Wildlights, our Baker is the First Elf in Mrs. Claus' Kitchen, providing the seasonal pastries our guests look forward to each year.  In addition to preparing our fresh-baked cookies and pastries, the Baker may be asked to lend their expertise to other concepts providing opportunities to learn new skills while having fun interacting with other team members and hundreds or even thousands of guests daily.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2087
      Position starts at $15 an hour   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!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2086
  Multiple Shifts Available! Position starts at $15 an hour   Applicants without a resume will be able to skip resume upload option.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2085
During the height of the season there is never a dull moment in the cash room. From building banks, checking cashiers in/out, counting money and data entry there is always something to do. If you have a great attention to detail and love numbers, then the cash room might be the position for you.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2084
  The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Security Team takes great pride in our ability to maintain a safe and secure environment for our staff, animal collection, guests and infrastructure with a high level of dedication and professionalism.  Security Team Members may work at various locations throughout the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay, but will primarily focus on Zoombezi Bay and Parking Lot operations during the summer and fall seasons. Security team members operate with discipline and vigilance, focusing on observing, mitigating, and interdicting behaviors and interactions inconsistent with our organizations values and goals.  Security team members constantly maintain a visible and approachable attitude, in order to meet the needs of our customers and deter unwanted behaviors.  The Security team member’s ability to operate both independently and in collaboration with other team members and supporting agencies strengthens our ability to respond to all emergencies, calls for service and guest inquiries.    
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2083
        Coordinates the strategy and deliverables for the External Affairs activities for the Columbus Zoo Family of Parks.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2069
  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!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2061
  The Coral Region Assistant is responsible for all aspects of daily care of the Florida Reef Tract coral collection at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, under the supervision of primary and head zookeepers. The corals are part of a science-based rescue program for at-risk Florida corals.   The schedule for this position is expected to be up to 3 days per week, 4-5 hours a day Wednesday through Friday.   
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2056
  Apply makeup to haunt team members and fill in as a scare actor.     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!
Type
Seasonal
Park
Zoombezi Bay
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2043
  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 $1 per hour bonus!  
Type
Seasonal
Park
Zoombezi Bay