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Working at the Akron Zoo is more than just a job - it's a career built on passion, collaboration and impact!

Regardless of which department you work in, every employee of the Akron Zoo shares in the knowledge that they are helping to save the world through education, conservation, sustainability and animal care. Conservation is a massive endeavor, and it is only through the contributions of each and every member of our team that we are able to make a positive global impact.

As an employer, the Akron Zoo welcomes all stripes, spots, fins and tails. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce and welcoming environment that is reflective of the community we serve, and we are always looking for talent that shares our commitment to mission and values.

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The zoo is open 361 days a year and some positions may be scheduled to work weekends and/or holidays. The Akron Zoo is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Akron Zoo Career Information

  • Phone calls cannot be accepted for job inquiries.
  • You must be 18 years or older to work at the Akron Zoo for full-time positions.
  • All resumes are kept on file and can be emailed to or mailed to the address below
  • Applications can be mailed to the address below or dropped off at the Akron Zoo between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44307


Job Positions and Descriptions in Zoos and Aquariums

*The positions below are a sample of positions offered in zoos and aquariums. These are not current job openings at the Akron Zoo.

Job Positions and Descriptions in Zoos and Aquariums