Career Opportunities

Guest Services Associate Part-time

Gift shop associates provide courteous service and accurate information to visitors on a daily basis. They will answer guest questions and handle issues effectively, promptly, and consistently. As a team member, you will be required to complete daily cleaning assignments to ensure visitors have a positive image of the Zoo. You will also have a variety of responsibilities based on visitor attendance and special events. Our goal is to ensure visitors have an engaging, meaningful and memorable experience at the Zoo.  Salary: $10.00 /hour

Minimum Employee Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be capable of working without close supervision to a consistently high standard and have a strong commitment to safety and excellent customer service.
  • Valid VA driver’s license required.
  • Knowledge of standard business practices and proper phone etiquette.
  • Ability to operate a cash register and other standard office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees and guests, both orally and in writing.
  • Must be available some evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to be on your feet for long periods of the work day
  • Ability to work out of doors during inclement weather

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and 3 references to Kontessa St. Clair at