The Buffalo Zoo Invites you to apply for the following positions

Internship Opportunities
Sorry there are no Intern Opportunities at this time.

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
Birthday Party Education Assistants – Year round
Individuals will be required to facilitate Birthday Party programs on weekends year round. Individuals will be responsible for guiding animal-based and party activities, performing animal demonstrations, setup and cleanup of facilities. The Birthday Party program runs most weekends with shifts from 9:30 am-4:30 pm. Individuals must possess an enthusiastic and fun-loving personality with superior customer service skills. Maturity and demonstrated responsibility is a must. Experience with children and animals an asset.

Applications should be submitted to:

Liz Thompson
On Site Program Specialist
Buffalo Zoo
300 Parkside Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14214

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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