Careers & Internships

ZooTampa Careers & Internship Opportunities

Employee Benefits

Working at ZooTampa has unique benefits far beyond the normal medical coverage and sick days – benefits you can’t find anywhere else. Your morning might begin with a streak of color soaring overhead – that would be our vibrant macaws performing their daily flyover! Perhaps you’ll feel what it’s like to have a 4,000 pound rhino eating out of your hand – don’t worry, their slobber is non-toxic!

Benefits of working at ZooTampa include:

  • ZooTampa Family Membership
  • Additional General Admission tickets to share with friends & family
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance*
  • 403(b) Retirement with Employer Match
  • Telemedicine
  • Vacation/Paid Time Off*
  • Holiday Pay*
  • Sick Time*
  • Family Premium Membership to Florida Aquarium & MOSI
  • Career Development
  • Quarterly Performance Bonuses
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Discounted auto insurance from Farmers
  • Access to free and/or discounted tickets Attraction Share
  • Gold’s Gym Membership
  • And so much more!

* For full-time employees
For full & part-time employees

Employee on Rides team working the carousel ride

Job Fair on Thursday, February 2, 2023

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Saunders Pavilion, ZooTampa

Attend our FREE Job Fair and explore more than 100 positions in park quality, park security, retail, food & beverage, and more! Start your journey toward a rewarding career and be part of our mission to save and preserve wildlife for future generations to enjoy!

Current Job Openings: Apply Below

Working at ZooTampa means you’ll be an important part of a respected non-profit organization dedicated to supporting conservation efforts, not just in Florida, but globally. Your day-to-day job will have a lasting impact on wildlife, as well as on the guests who visit ZooTampa.

We offer outstanding opportunities for applicants seeking careers in hospitality, animal care, skilled trades, horticulture, education, marketing, finance and more. Join us in our mission to rescue, rehabilitate and care for animals; create exceptional personalized experiences that connect people with wildlife and each other in fun, immersive ways.

ZooTampa is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of choice within the Tampa Bay community. We are a Drug-Free Workplace and participate in E-Verify.

For additional information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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