If your or someone you know is looking for a spring and summer seasonal job, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is hosting several hiring events for employment at Columbus Zoo, Zoombezi Bay and Safari Golf Club.
The Columbus Zoo seasonal job fair will provide information to attendees about available positions throughout the Zoo, with one focused specifically on lifeguards on April 21 and one more general fair on April 28 with information about positions in areas, including food and beverage, facilities, guest relations, security, membership processing, rides, lifeguards, retail and more.
Seasonal Job Fairs
- Saturday, April 21 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Zoo’s Education Building Classroom A (Lifeguard Job Fair)
- Saturday, April 28 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the Zoo’s Lakeside Pavilion
Applicants interested in working in a specific part of the Zoo or Zoombezi Bay can attend open interviews for food and beverage and retail positions on April 14 or open interviews for rides and attractions positions on April 14 or April 20.
Food and Beverage and Retail Open Interviews
- Saturday, April 14 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the Zoo’s Lakeside Pavilion
Rides and Attractions Interviews
- Saturday, April 14 from 12 p.m.– 2 p.m. in the Zoo’s Education Building
- Friday, April 20 from 4 p.m.– 6 p.m. in the Zoo’s Education Building
Those interested in applying as lifeguards for the summer season at Zoombezi Bay can attend an open interview called a “swimmerview” on April 13, 19 or May 11 at the Worthington Natatorium, or on April 27 at the Delaware YMCA. Participants must bring a swimsuit as they will need to complete a basic water skills test before they move on to the interview portion of the event. No prior experience as a lifeguard is required. Once hired, Zoombezi Bay offers full lifeguard certification and training at no cost to employees.
Swimmerviews (Lifeguard Interviews)
- Friday, April 13 from 5 p.m.– 7:30 p.m. at the Worthington Natatorium
- Thursday, April 19 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Worthington Natatorium
- Friday, April 27 from 5 p.m.– 7:30 p.m. at the Delaware YMCA
- Friday, May 11 from 4 p.m.– 7 p.m. at the Worthington Natatorium
For more information on the Seasonal Job Expo and available positions, or to apply online please visit the website.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium