Want to work outside and around animals? Looking to fill multiple positions for the upcoming season, John Ball Zoo is holding multiple hiring events soon.

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Grand Rapids John Ball Zoo is Hiring

John Ball Zoo is inviting potential candidates to "step into the world of wildlife conservation and guest experiences".

At the upcoming hiring events, you learn more about open positions across seven departments. No cover letter, resume, or previous experience is required. Meet with hiring managers and engage in interviews. John Ball Zoo says they'll be hiring on the spot! There will also be giveaways and refreshments.

Open Positions at John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids

John Ball Zoo is looking to fill multiple seasonal positions that run Mid-March through Novemeber 2024.

John Ball Zoo, Facebook
John Ball Zoo, Facebook

Open positions include:

  • Food and Beverage - F&B Team Member & Food Service Lead
  • Guest Experiences & Admissions - Guest Experiences Team Member
  • Retail - Retail Team Member
  • Face Painting - Face Painter
  • Buildings & Grounds - B&G Team Member
  • Education - Zoo Educator
  • Rentals -  Venue Event Staff, Bartenders, Shuttle Drivers, Hospitality Interns

Benefits for John Ball Zoo Team Members include a free zoo membership ($135 value), tickets to special events, free bus passes, free lunches ($100 value) and discounts at the retail store.

Upcoming Hiring Events at John Ball Zoo

The hiring events will be held in the ball room at John Ball Zoo at 1300 Fulton St. W.

  • Saturday, February 3, 2024, 10a.m to 1p.m.
  • Thursday, February 15, 2024, 4p.m. to 7p.m.
  • Saturday, February 14, 2024, 10a.m. to 1p.m. (this hiring event is 18+)

You can find out more and apply in advance here.

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