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Come have a wild time at Binder Park Zoo and get paid for it! Imagine working at the only place in town where you can spend your breaks in Africa!

Current Binder Park Zoo Job Openings

Binder Park Zoo is currently seeking applications for the following positions. Please submit a Binder Park Zoo Application to be considered.

Guest Services

Tram Driver  Requirements include a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, be a conscientious driver, follow written procedures keeping in mind our guests safety is your responsibility, must be at least 21 years of age, help load and unload wheelchairs, strollers and assist guests, and able exceptional customer service skills. Candidate must be able to enforce guidelines for guests with grace and tact.

To apply for a Binder Park Zoo position, return completed application to:

Binder Park Zoo
Attn: Human Resources
7400 Division Dr.
Battle Creek, MI 49014

Fax: (269) 979-8834

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Current Service Systems Associates Job Openings

Hello out there to SSA Staff and Friends! It that time of year again and Service Systems Associates is now hiring for Spring and Summer positions in both Retail and Food Service at Binder Park Zoo. So if you or someone that you know are looking for a Part Time job or just one for the summer, come on out and fill out a application starting February 20th. Stay tuned for more updates.

SSA Application

To apply for a Service Systems Associates position, return completed application to:

Service Systems Associates
7400 Division Dr.
Battle Creek, MI 49014

Or email applications to:

Current Binder Park Zoo Internships

Binder Park Zoo is currently seeking interns in the following areas. Please submit a Binder Park Zoo Internship Application to be considered. Please note: these positions are unpaid.

Special Events Intern:  Connect people with nature and inspire them to conserve while assisting Zoo Event Chair staff in planning, promoting, and participating in special events for the Zoo from May to October, 2017. Learn more about internship here.

Animal Care Intern: Assist zoo staff in the daily care of animals and exhibits, record keeping, and interacting with zoo guests. Experiences working with a variety of animals as you rotate through the different keeper areas.

Education Intern: Assist with all aspects of education programming including overnights, camps, outreach, stage shows and more.  Interns will also receive animal handling training and be given the opportunity to present live animals to groups of various ages and sizes.  Applicants must be energetic, friendly, outgoing and enjoy guest interaction.

Interns must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays in all weather conditions and have the ability to lift 50 pounds. Internships are available year-round but responsibility descriptions may vary depending on the season/semester. Learn more here.

To Apply:

Download a printable Internship Application(pdf)

Return completed application to:

Binder Park Zoo
Attn: Human Resources
7400 Division Dr.
Battle Creek, MI 49014

Telephone: (269) 979-1351
Fax: (269) 979-8834

Equal Opportunity Organization
Binder Park Zoological Society, Inc. offers employment opportunities, education programs, and services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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