Zoo Careers and More!

Thank you for your interest in joining Naples Zoo. We have hundreds of applicants each year, but only a few join our select team of dedicated professionals. Because of the kind of work we do, applicants need to be at least 18 years old. Please e-mail your resume or print the Zoo Employment Application, complete it, and e-mail it to jobs@napleszoo.org. Naples Zoo is a Drug Free Workplace.

(Due to the high volume of applicants, we may not be able acknowledge receipt of your application; we will be in touch should we need additional information or select you to interview for one of our open positions.)

Employment Application

Please note: INTERNSHIP information and VOLUNTEER opportunities are listed separately.

Current Openings


giraffe feeding station attendant     |     part time

This position requires a friendly, outgoing, and patient disposition at all times.  The Giraffe Feeding Station Attendant must be able to handle cash transactions.  He or she needs to have a basic knowledge of mammals, avian and reptiles in a zoological environment.  This person also needs to stay updated on all of the park history, daily schedule and special events.

veterinary technician / assistant     |     part time

The part-time vet tech position will be responsible for maintaining quarantine and caring for animals in quarantine, assisting with diet preparation, maintaining medical records, maintaining and cleaning veterinary equipment, performing routine diagnostic tests, and helping with medical procedures.

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