Cape May County Park and Zoo
707 Route 9 North - Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Exit 11 off the Garden State Parkway
Open Year Round: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Our Park and Zoo are FREE!
 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Seasonal Education Keeper

The Cape May County Park & Zoo Education Department is seeking an individual who is motivated, has great people skills, a passion for educating, and an up-beat personality to fill a Seasonal Education Keeper position. This employee under the supervision of the Education Director and Lead Educator will work alongside the education staff to present educational programs, lead animal encounters, guided zoo tours, assist with camps and outreach programs, assist in animal husbandry and animal training, and create and implement new curricula. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology, Wildlife Biology, Conservation Education, Zoo Science, Education, or related field.                        

  • Exotic animal care experience, preferably at an AZA facility.

  • At least one year of child care experience.

  • Excellent public speaking and communication skills.

  • Excellent creative thinking and originality.

  • Excellent decision making skills.

  • Ability to handle and present ambassador animals in a safe, dignified manner.

  • Ability to work 40 hours per week, including weekends.

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Additional Comments: All applicants must pass a drug test prior to employment.  This position is $11.00/hour, 40 hours a week. This position is SEASONAL it will be from May 2018 to November 2018 (6-months from your start date).This position has the potential to lead to a Permanent Part-Time position. The candidate we are looking for must possess all the qualifications listed above as well as the ability to work independently as well as a team, have an up-beat and outgoing attitude, a passion for education, and mindset to achieve larger goals for the Education Department.Due to the nature of this position you must have a flexible schedule.

Please send or email a copy of the CMC Zoo Job Application, a cover letter, and resume to:
ATTN: Education Department
707 North Route 9,
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 
or  education@cmczoo.com
Please write Seasonal Education Keeper in the subject line.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018.


Seasonal Camp Counselor

The Cape May County Park and Zoo is seeking individuals with a passion for animals and/or education to fill the position of Seasonal Zoo Camp Counselor. Under supervision of the Education Staff these individuals will be in charge of our Summer Zoo Camp program which includes delivering engaging presentations, supervising campers at all times, assiting with games, arts, and crafts, handling and presenting ambassador animals, and leading campers through the zoo while adhering to zoo protocol.

Qualifications

  • Must be working toward or have a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Conservation Education, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Biology, Zoo Science, or related field.

  • Must be 18 or older.

  • Experience working with animals is preferred.

  • Experience working with children is preferred.

  • Excellent public speaking and communication.

  • Ability to stand or remain standing for an 8 hour shift.

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.

  • Excellent creative thinking and originality.

  • Excellent decision making abilities.

  • Excellent teamwork skills.

Additional Comments: All applicants must pass a drug test prior to employment.  This position is $11.00/hour, 40 hours a week. This position is SEASONAL it will be from May 2018 to November 2018 (6-months from your start date).This position has the potential to lead to a Permanent Part-Time position. The candidate we are looking for must possess all the qualifications listed above as well as the ability to work independently as well as a team, have an up-beat and outgoing attitude, a passion for education, and mindset to achieve larger goals for the Education Department.Due to the nature of this position you must have a flexible schedule.

Please send or email a copy of the CMC Zoo Job Application, a cover letter, and resume to:
ATTN: Education Department
707 North Route 9,
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 
or  education@cmczoo.com
Please write Seasonal Education Keeper in the subject line.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018.



Seasonal Park Maintenance 

Applicants must be Cape May County residents. Park Maintenance is crucial in the day to day operations of the Park and Zoo. We will be hiring suitable and reliable individuals that will be responsible for; trash pickup, grounds keeping, pavilion clean up, light repair work, restroom maintenance and equipment operating.  Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds. This is a 40 hours per week position for a duration of six months. Submit an application Attn: Ed Runyon by March 2nd, 2018.


Cape May County Park & Zoo - Application For Employment

Please print, complete and mail the application to:

Cape May County Park & Zoo
4 Moore Rd. DN 801
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Or deliver the application to the Park Office at:

Cape May County Park & Zoo
707 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

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Cape May County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our staff and guests. To assist in achieving that goal, for all prospective employees prior to their employment, we conduct background investigations, drug testing, and a functional assessment that includes performing various physical movements that are essential to your position.

 

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