Join the Zoo Team This Summer

Posted Date

March 8, 2024


In The News, Local Area

Animals. Service. Food. Fun! Come join us for the Milwaukee County Zoo’s two-day seasonal Hiring Event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, March 18 and Friday, March 22. The Event, featuring walk-in interviews, will be held at The Zoofari, 9715 W. Bluemound Rd. in Milwaukee. Register for a time slot or just walk in during the hours listed!


Join the team and learn about #LifeAtMkeCountyZoo! As an employee with the Milwaukee County Zoo, you’ll be part of a group you can connect with, grow with, and have fun with!

We’re looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to jump aboard our seasonal employment team in the following positions:

  • Admissions
  • Rides & Attractions
  • Security
  • EVS (custodial)
  • Food & Beverage (SSA)


All positions are seasonal, for spring, summer, and fall. Must be at least 16 years old.

The Milwaukee County Zoo is home to more than 2,100 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates, attracting over 1.13 million guests annually. It’s a “wild” place to be, and our seasonal staff — filled with animal lovers, foodies, and people driven to serve — adds to the enjoyment of our guests’ experiences!

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply in advance at

Food & Beverage positions are offered through the Milwaukee County Zoo’s concessions and merchandising partner, SSA Group. SSA provides similar services to more than 35 other zoos, aquariums, museums, and conservancies throughout the country. Apply in advance with SSA at

For questions on the Zoo’s Hiring Event, please email

Plan to attend on either March 18 or March 22 — we look forward to seeing you!