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Job Locations US-OH-Cumberland
ID 2021-1761
  WildeCamp Counselors are educators and counselors for the summer camp program at The Wilds.  WildeCamp is a residential camp experience for children ages 8-18.  Counselors spend weeklong periods, of up to six days, living at the camp facility with the campers.  During these camp sessions, counselors work as a team to care for campers.  Daily routines include teaching educational lessons, leading outdoor activities (swimming, fishing, canoeing, hiking, etc.) and creating fun and memorable opportunities for every child.   This position will be from 5/30/2022 to 8/10/2022.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1760
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 Annie Ann’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-Cumberland
ID 2021-1759
  Conservation Educators teach programs for schools, youth groups, families and adults. This position requires staff to work a flexible schedule, including working weekends and often times staying overnight at The Wilds. All staff are required to drive a school bus during programs (training will be provided). On site housing is available (for nominal fee). Spring Educators may have the option to apply to stay on through the summer as WildeCamp Staff or KDFS/OWL Staff, and then as Fall Educator through October.   This position will begin on 3/21/2022 and end on 5/27/2022
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1758
  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 Annie Ann’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 2021-1749
Our coffee shop baristas and Food South team members 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 2021-1748
Our Auntie Anne’s, Cinnabon, Food Central 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.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1722
        The Zoo's EMT staff's days are never without plenty to do. You may spend most of the day treating anything from scrapes and bumps and bee stings to assiting with more serious medical events. In the event that there are not a lot of patients to treat, you may be tasked to complete “safety surveys” at various locations at the parks. Utilizing your expertise in hazard identification to inspect work locations for fire hazards, trip hazards, etc.. Think this position may be for you? Apply today!  
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1710
  Position Pays $14 per hour!!  
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1709
          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 2021-1687
  A day in the life of a Columbus Zoo Distribution Center Team Member begins early at 7:00 AM, with the arrival and unloading of pallets of raw ingredients and prepackaged commodities that will be used throughout the our parks. Our team is responsible for deliveries to the Safari Golf Club, Zoombezi Bay, along with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. We take care of checking in the deliveries and promptly storing the product correctly to ensure proper food safety and product integrity. After our morning deliveries, our team shifts its focus to filling food, work and feed orders for each of our 90 plus delivery locations; building pallets and delivering them to each location prior to the park’s opening. Afternoons are designated to inventory and ordering, as well as making periodic deliveries of animal feed and other fast-moving products to various locations. We offer early shifts, lots of variety and an active work environment! Ideal candidates will be available on the weekends. Apply today!    Position starts at $14 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 2021-1672
  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!   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 2021-1650
      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!   Applicants without a resume will be able to skip resume upload option.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Cumberland
ID 2021-1643
  Earn an extra $1 per hour for every hour worked between July 11 and October 30, 2021!   Applicants without a resume will be able to skip resume upload option.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1635
One of the first team members to interact with our guests, the membership team serve as ambassadors for the zoo, engaging our members while promoting and distributing materials to Columbus Zoo, Zoombezi Bay and The Wilds members. If you’re enthusiastic and comfortable entering accurate data on a computer, this may be the job for you!   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 2021-1620
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1592
  As a member of our Zoo Guest Relations team, you have the opportunity to be one of the first or last impressions 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. The Guest Relations team 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, Guest Relations is the place for you!     
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Cumberland
ID 2021-1547
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1543
  The Zoo's Paramedic staff's days are never without plenty to do. Between preparing the EMS cart and inventorying all EMS response bags their day can change depending on what is going on around our parks. You may spend most of the day treating anything from scrapes and bumps and bee stings to more serious medical events. In the event that there are not a lot of patients to treat, you may be tasked to complete “safety surveys” at various locations at the parks. Utilizing your expertise in hazard identification to inspect work locations for fire hazards, trip hazards, etc.. Think this position may be for you? Apply today!       
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1538
  Join us in our IT/AV department, where you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in various areas of the AV industry. Assist in implementing new audio visual systems, controlling lights and sound for various animal shows, and managing AV systems for private events are just a few things you can expect to do on a daily basis. Being a team member in our IT/AV department you will always have an interesting and unique endeavor each day. Working alongside various departments, you will also gain experience and understanding of everything that goes into making a zoo function. Expand your technical knowledge and work in a fun environment by joining our Audio Visual team!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Cumberland
ID 2021-1513
Be the true face of The Wilds as a Shuttle Driver or Parking Attendant! In these positions you are the first to greet our guests and start them on their day of conservation and fun. Get them parked and oriented before dropping them off at the Johnson Visitor Center to begin their day.   Applicants without a resume will be able to skip resume upload option.  
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds