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Columbus Zoo To Hire 2011 Seasonal Staff

Media Alert: Monday, April 04, 2011


April 4, 2011

Jennifer Wilson                                        
Communications Manager

POWELL, Ohio – The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium continues its annual hiring process for the 2011 season with a job fair on Thursday, April 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Open interviews will be held at the Zoo's Activity Pavilion for a variety of positions at the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay Water Park.
Each year the Zoo hires over 1,000 seasonal team members. "We are looking for high-energy, friendly and motivated individuals who are at least 16 years old to help give our guests the best experience possible" said Steph Mizer, Director of Human Resources. Positions range from guest services at the Zoo to lifeguards at the water park and include the unique perk of free entry into either park on days off.
Those interested in applying for a great spring/summer job can apply online at and then interview in person at the job fair.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is open 363 days of the year. General admission is $14.00 for adults, $10.00 for seniors 60+ years of age and $9.00 for children ages 2 to 9.  Children under 2 and Columbus Zoo members are free. The Zoo was named the #1 Zoo in America by USA Travel Guide and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA.)  For more information and to purchase advance Zoo admission tickets, visit