ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), January 1, 2017 – Experience a fun, friendly, and unique work environment with a seasonal job at the Saint Louis Zoo. Energetic, responsible and service-oriented people are needed for seasonal positions throughout the Zoo, including engineers and conductors for the Zooline Railroad, catering and food service personnel, groundskeepers, gardeners, retail and parking lot attendants, and more.
The Zoo is looking for quality employees, ages 15 (work permit required at time of hire) and up, who are available to work flexible hours on weekdays as well as weekends in the spring, summer and fall seasons. The Zoo is also seeking applicants who have immediate availability this winter.
The Zoo is holding a job fair, Saturday, January 21, 2017 & Friday, February 3, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at The Living World at the Saint Louis Zoo for 2017 Spring/Summer/Fall Seasonal Employment.
Job Fair will include information on employment plus an opportunity for a screening interview. We offer flexible schedules, competitive hourly wages, free employee parking and an ideal working environment.
Dress for the Job Fair is business casual.
Background screenings and drug testing will be required for all new hires.
Candidates are encouraged to apply online for a position prior to the job fair. For more information, call (314) 646-4816.
The Saint Louis ZOO is home to more than 3,000 animals and features Jungle of the Apes and Big Cat Country. Additional attractions include the Emerson Electric Children’s Zoo, The Living World educational center, River’s Edge,“Penguin & Puffin Coast,”Monsanto Insectarium,Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel, sea lion shows and bird house.
The World’s Fair Flight Cage at the Zoo and the Saint Louis Art Museum, located north east of the Zoo, are the two structures remaining in Forest Park that were built for the 1904 World’s Fair. Photos highlighting the 1904 World’s Fair can be seen at the Missouri Historical Society, located in the Jefferson Memorial Building in Forest Park.
Non-summer hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. General admission to the Zoo is FREE. Parking on the Zoo’s two lots is $15 per day. Parking for buses, motor homes and R.V.s is $30 and is available on the South Lot only. Some events and special programs may have an admission cost.
Note: Coolers and picnic baskets are permitted on the Zoo grounds. There are picnic tables located in central areas at the Zoo. All major facilities are wheelchair accessible, as are most restrooms. Wheelchairs and strollers are available to rent at The Living World and South Gate. Wheelchairs: $7 per day; motorized vehicles (limited number) available to those 18 years or older with a major credit card: $25 per day; single strollers are $7 per day; double strollers are $9 per day. For more information, please call 314-781-0900, 1-800-966-8877 or TDD: 314-768-5421.