Spend All Your Time at the Zoo.
If you care about animals as much as we do, we want to hear from you! Browse the list below for current opportunities at the Zoo.
- Download a standard Zoo Job Application (.pdf).
- Follow the instructions included with the job listing to reach the appropriate person and department. (Calling the Zoo is not the best way to reach us about jobs, as we have many departments.)
- Submit your resume to:
- The e-mail address listed with job opening.
- Fax number 719.633.2254. On your cover sheet, indicate the department your information should be given to.
Note: Jobs listed on this web site may be filled at any time and are subject to availability. We try to keep this list current, but jobs may be available that are not listed.
Current Openings (November 2013)
View the available jobs.
Operations Administrative Assistant
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is looking for an energetic, organized individual with a strong work ethic to become an integral part of the Operations Team. The ideal candidate will have; Excellent administrative skills. Ability to maintain dynamic and complex accounting systems and experience working with budgets. Good oral and written communication skills. Be detail oriented. Strong follow-up and follow-through skills. Ability to meet critical deadlines and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously.Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism. Ability to deal with all levels of staff both within and outside the organization. Ability to establish strong working relationships and rapport with coworkers and guests. If interested, please read through the detailed job description. This is a regular part-time non benefited position, up to 30 hours per week.
To apply for this position please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
This January we are looking to hire a dependable horticulture apprentice to work side-by-side with one of our seasoned professionals. (We will also be hiring an additional apprenticeship beginning May, 2014.). The daily activities of Zoo horticulturists are varied and many, including traditional landscape and garden installation and maintenance, irrigation and hotwire installation and maintenance, and greenhouse care. Seasonal duties include snow removal and installation and removal of holiday décor.
The full time, one year long apprenticeship, designed as a first job experience for an aspiring horticulturist, will give the apprentice a variety of job experiences within the context of Zoo horticulture. The apprenticeship pays $9/hr. with 10 days paid personal time off. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2013. See full job description, requirements and how to apply.
Email applications to email@example.com or
Mail to: Frank Haas, RLA
Horticulture Curator and Zoo Landscape Architect
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Food Service and Retail Positions
(Managed by Service Systems Associates/Taste of the Wild Catering)
Seasonal positions may be available. Contact department heads for info.
- Retail Sales Associates
- Food Service Staff
- Catering Staff
- Concession Stand Supervisors
VolunteersHave time on your hands? Want to do something worthwhile in an exciting, beautiful setting? Come to the zoo and volunteer. You'll be glad you did. Whether you want to help keep our animals comfortable, help children have a wonderful zoo experience, or work in an office, your efforts are needed. More about volunteering...
For questions or information, contact:
Volunteer Services Manager
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society is an Equal Opportunity Institution.