The Buffalo Zoo Invites you to apply for the following positions

Internship Opportunities
Buffalo Zoo Hiring Marketing & Events Intern
The Buffalo Zoo is seeking a dynamic and energetic intern to assist with marketing, public relations, and event initiatives during Spring of 2015.


The ideal candidate should:

  • Be working towards a degree in marketing, public relations, or a similar field of study
  • Have an interest in working with non-profit organizations
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office suite, Gmail, Google drive, social media, etc.
  • Be at least 18 years old with a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Have a flexible schedule including evening and weekend availability

The marketing and events intern will assist with fundraising events, media relations tasks, and other marketing efforts.

Term: 12-15 weeks
6-12 hours/week
This is an unpaid internship
College credit may be given

The selected candidate must provide proof of a negative reaction to a tuberculosis (TB) test performed within six months prior to the start of the internship.

To Apply, please send a cover letter and resume to  kjordan@buffalozoo.org.

Full Time Job Opportunities
Food Service Assistant Manager
Individual responsible for daily operation of Food Service Unit, Main Stand, Out Post and Take Out Window.

Duties include: Staff supervision, scheduling, cash management, inventory maintenance and control and providing resolution to guest service issues while maintaining the highest possible standard of customer service.

Minimum 3 years experience in supervisory food service oriented position.

Must have exceptional communication skills, be multi-tasked oriented and available to work weekends and holidays.

EOE send resume and salary requirements to:

The Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave Buffalo NY 14214. No phone calls please

Part Time Job Opportunities
Sorry, There are no Part Time Job Opportunities at this time.

Part Time Seasonal Job Opportunities
Sorry, There are no Seasonal Job Opportunities at this time.

To Apply:  

All completed applications may be forwarded to: The Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214, Att: Human Resources or submitted directly to the Buffalo Zoo’s Parkside Gate.


When possible, the Zoo will fill job vacancies with qualified internal candidates. As necessary, vacant positions will be advertised in the newspaper, on the Buffalo Zoo web-site and in selected professional publications.

Individuals interested in employment with the Zoo may obtain an application by contacting the Zoo at (716) 837-3900 Ext. 100 or applications may be obtained at the General Admissions Gate at the Switchboard or on line.

Completed applications/resumes may be mailed to:

Buffalo Zoo
(Att: Human Resources Dept.)
300 Parkside Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214

or returned to the General Admissions Gate. No phone calls please!

All applications and resumes will be held on file for one year.  These applications/resumes will be reviewed if an appropriate position becomes available.

The Buffalo Zoo is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, carrier status, sexual orientation, and all other categories covered under federal and local law.



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