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Join Our Team

We're looking for talented, passionate, and conservation minded people. Is that you?

Come have a wild time at Binder Park Zoo and get paid for it!

                Please follow directions at the bottom of the page for submitting employment application.

Current Binder Park Zoo Opportunities

FOOD

Seasonal Food Lead

Provides direction to food service staff related to routine food preparation and customer assistance throughout the zoo.

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Seasonal Line Cook

Provides quality service in food preparation and customer assistance throughout the zoo.

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Seasonal Food Service

Candidate must be personable, outgoing and enjoy interacting with people. Candidates will be expected to provide exceptional customer service to all guests and assist with their needs. Candidates with previous Food Service experience welcome but not needed. Individuals will also be responsible for providing general information on Binder Park Zoo and our events. The successful candidate will possess basic knowledge of cash handling. We have several positions that require the candidate to be 18 years or older. Some positions may require ServSafe or TIPS Certification.

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TRANSPORTATION

Tram Driver

Candidate must be personable and enjoy interacting with people. Individuals will be expected to provide exceptional customer service to all guests while maintaining guest safety as the top priority. Individuals will assist guests while they embark and disembark the tram and will be responsible for loading and unloading wheelchairs and strollers. The successful candidate must be able to enforce safety guidelines with grace and tact, follow all written procedures and identify vehicle-related issues. This job requires candidates be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record.

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FIELD SERVICES

Field Services Attendant

Candidate must be personable and enjoy interacting with people. Individuals will be expected to provide exceptional customer service to all guests while working outdoors in all weather conditions. If you’re a detail-oriented, self-starter with a love of cleaning and organization this may be the perfect job for you. Individuals will perform duties to maintain the cleanliness of the zoo (i.e. vacuuming, mopping, trash and restrooms). The successful candidate must be able to adapt to ever-changing work assignments and follow all written procedures. The successful candidate must be able to walk, bend and lift continuously. This job requires candidates to be at least 18 years of age.

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GUEST SERVICES

Admissions

Candidate must be personable, outgoing and enjoy interacting with people. You’re the first impression of the zoo and will be expected to provide exceptional customer service to all guests. Individuals will be responsible for directing and processing guests through entrance in a safe, friendly and efficient manner. Individuals are also responsible for providing general information on Binder Park Zoo and our events. The successful candidate will possess basic computer and data entry skills and knowledge of cash handling.

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RETAIL

Seasonal Retail

Candidate must be personable, outgoing and enjoy interacting with people. Candidates will be expected to provide exceptional customer service to all guests while meeting departmental sales goals. Individuals will also be responsible for providing general information on Binder Park Zoo and our events. The successful candidate will possess basic computer skills and knowledge of cash handling. Candidate will also be encouraged to demonstrate merchandise and interact with guests of all ages.

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Internship Opportunities

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.

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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.

Download the Employment Application above and return to:

 

Email:

humanresources@binderparkzoo.org

Fax: (269) 979-8834

 

Mailing Address:

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

Download the Internship Application above and return to:

 

Email:

humanresources@binderparkzoo.org

Fax: (269) 979-8834

 

Mailing Address:

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