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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.

Education Interpreter- Seasonal, Part-time - Binder Park Zoo’s Education department is seeking responsible, fun-loving individuals to join our team for the 2017 spring/summer season. Education interpreters lead a variety of educational programming including Day Camps and Overnights, interact with zoo guests while interpreting at animal exhibits, and assist with other tasks and programs as needed. Applicants should be flexible, dependable, and comfortable working with children and animals. Learn more here.

Accounting Specialist – Full-time, Benefited - Binder Park Zoo’s Accounting department is seeking an organized and detail-oriented individual to join our team!  Qualified candidates must be able to manage the accounts payable/receivable process, be fiscally responsible in handling cash while working with other Zoo staff on projects related to daily Zoo operations.  Applicants should be dependable, flexible and able to interact well both with guests and other staff.  (Open Until Filled) Learn more here.     


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

There are no current open positions with Service System Associates at this time. Please visit us again in February 2017 for employment opportunities.

SSA Application

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

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

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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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