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Job Locations US-OH-Cumberland
ID 2022-2196
    Work with the Director of Ecology to implement the Eastern hellbender head-start program at The Wilds. Main duties include daily hellbender care, life support system maintenance, hellbender releases, egg collection, outreach, and research. In addition, maintain records and organization of the Hellbender Center.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds
Job Locations US-OH-Cumberland
ID 2022-2194
  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 4/1/2023 and end on 5/19/2023.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds
Job Locations US-OH-Cumberland
ID 2022-2193
This position will be from 5/24/2023 to 8/9/2023. The salary for this position is $55/hour.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds
Job Locations US-OH-Cumberland
ID 2022-2192
  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 5/29/2023 to 8/9/2023.
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Wilds
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2188
  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 2022-2176
      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!   Join the Zoo Wildlights Team at one of our fun food and beverage locations and enjoy working while surrounded by dazzling holiday lights. Ages 16+ starts at $15/hour; Ages 18+ starts at $17/hour MUST BE ABLE TO WORK FLEXIBLE HOURS EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2175
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!  If you're looking for additional holiday money and can work flexible hours evenings and weekends during November and December, come work with us serving holiday cheer to our wonderful guests, all in the midst of millions of LED Lights! Ages 16+ starts at $15/hour; Ages 18+ starts at $17/hour MUST BE ABLE TO WORK FLEXIBLE HOURS EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER  
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2174
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. Join the Zoo Wildlights Team at one of our fun food and beverage locations and enjoy working while surrounded by dazzling holiday lights. Ages 16+ starts at $15/hour; Ages 18+ starts at $17/hour MUST BE ABLE TO WORK FLEXIBLE HOURS EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER  
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-2166
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.
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
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 2022-2109
  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 2022-2086
  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 2022-2035
  This is a Third Shift Position (9 pm- 6 am) that Pays $16 per hour!
Type
Seasonal
Park
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-1973
  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-Powell
ID 2022-1905
    Position starts at $11 per hour (Position is eligible for tips)
Type
Seasonal
Park
Safari Golf Club
Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2022-1890
  Members of our golf course maintenance team enjoy working in the great outdoors preparing the golf course for play every day. You will learn a variety of fun and challenging tasks throughout the season and enjoy the camaraderie and benefits of being part of our team. We are seeking energetic and fun people to join our rewarding summer experience.
Type
Seasonal
Park
Safari Golf Club