Need extra income? Want to work someplace FUN for a change? The Indianapolis Zoo is now interviewing for part-time Guest Service positions! Earn money while you’re having fun, and enjoy free downtown parking. 

We operate an array of family-friendly attractions and rides in addition to our animal exhibits, gardens, and aquariums. Our Guest Service employees provide assorted services to our guests. We are interviewing now for this position:


  • Sells parking, rides and general admission tickets, rentals, and ensures overall visitor satisfaction.

  • Complies with Zoo and departmental policies and procedures.  Full cooperation of cash handling policies found in the Cash Handling Manual and standard operating procedures as found in the Admissions Reference Guide.

  • Maintains clean work environment and ensures overall park cleanliness.

  • Able to work outdoors and in all types of weather conditions.

  • May require standing for extended periods of time.

  • Works positively with department volunteers, staff and management.

  • Provides friendly, professional service to Zoo guests and fellow staff members, and guides and directs guests in a detailed and pleasant demeanor.

  • Must enjoy working as a team but be able to work as an individual.

  • Able to work on weekends, special events, holidays, and some late hours.

  • Supports the Zoo’s mission.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.


  • Must be at least 17 years old.

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Must be able to work week-ends and holidays

  • Experience in customer service is a plus but not required.

  • Friendly and courteous attitude.

  • Flexible work hours

  • Must adhere to appearance guidelines.


Additional Application Requirements

A​ll​ applicants must meet the following requirements:​

  • ​​When applying, please include the job title as stated above in the “position desired” section of the application.
  • Please attach a cover letter and résumé with your application.
  • Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a limited criminal background check, a drug test and pre-employment training on child protection.
  • Some positions require the successful completion of a driving record check.
  • Employees must adhere to our grooming standards (No visible tattoos on the face or neck. Other visible tattoos may not contain offensive or derogatory images or language. No visible piercings, no tongue piercings, no ear gages, etc.)
  • The Indianapolis Zoo is a drug free/smoke free environment.
  • The Indianapolis Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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