We are aware that COVID-19 is affecting the scheduling of events and other gatherings throughout our community. As we all work together to respond to this crisis, we understand that many events on this site may not yet be updated with the most current closure information. We encourage you to check with event organizers and venues regarding the status of any event you are looking to attend. Thank you.
We will be holding a Seasonal Employment Expo on February 26 and March 4 from 4-7 p.m. and on February 27 and March 5 from 9 a.m. – noon.
Guest Services positions: food service, gift shop, birthday parties, admissions and rides will be holding on-site interviews. Information available regarding the following positions: groundskeeping, custodial and education.
Please fill out an application (below) and bring it to the expo. Do not email your resume or application to the zoo just bring it with you to the expo.
Below are a description of some of the Guest Services poisitions that are available:
Ticket Counter – Cash register
Ticket Taker – Scanning tickets and memberships
Parking Gate – Greeter
Office – Answering phone calls
Train ride operator
Gift Shop Sales Associate
10 Open Positions
Sales, Cashiering, Rentals, Guest Interactions, Stocking, Merchandising and Housekeeping
Requirements: Excellent Customer Service Skills, Sales Focus, Flexible and Open Schedule, Multi-tasking, Computer or Cash Register Skills
Ensure safety standards are maintained while food is being cooked.
Prepare and serve the food.
Respond to customer preferences and complaints.
Bus tables and expedite food.
Cleaning of the dining area and kitchen including the utensils.
Follows proper sanitation procedures.
Deal directly with customers
Handle cash and cash register responsibility.
Communicate with internal departments
Phone calls cannot be accepted for job inquiries.You must be 18 years or older to work at the Akron Zoo.
If you are attending the job expo do not send in your resume or application. Please bring it with you.