LouisvilleKy’s zoo hiring seasonal workers


Louisville, Ky., – The Louisville Zoo is seeking candidates to fill seasonal positions in various departments including Admissions, Membership, Rides and Attractions, Splash Park and Grounds Maintenance. Candidates will be provided training and should be outgoing, highly-motivated individuals who enjoy working with the public and will provide outstanding customer service.

The hourly rate for seasonal positions is $8.50. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and able to work a variable schedule that includes mostly days from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., but also nights and weekends through October and the World’s Largest Halloween Party presented by Meijer. Some positions require applicants to be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Other positions also may require CPR, AED and First Aid Certification.

Louisville Zoo polar bear

In addition to working in a unique environment, seasonal Zoo employees receive free Zoo admission during employment term, discounts to the gift shop and food concessions with Zoo ID and free parking.

Visit https://louisvillezoo.org/about-the-zoo/hr/ to learn more.

All other full-time and part-time vacant positions will be posted weekly on the Louisville Government website at www.louisvilleky.gov/HumanResources



The Louisville Zoo, a non-profit organization and state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).