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 - 4:30 PM
Our Park and Zoo are FREE!
 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Want to Work at the Park & Zoo?

At the Cape May County Park & Zoo, we are very proud of our free Zoo and take great care in its well thought out, spacious animal enclosures and our Zoo’s cleanliness.  We strive to stay on top of our animal care and exhibition, conservation programs, scientific study, environmental education and public service.

SEASONAL ANIMAL KEEPERS
THE CAPE MAY COUNTY ZOO HAS OPENINGS FOR SEASONAL ANIMAL KEEPERS  40HRS/WK  FOR A 6 MONTH DURATION
PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CAPE MAY COUNTY RESIDENTS
DUTIES INCLUDE ALL RELATED KEEPER DUTIES:  CLEANING, FEEDING, OBSERVATION, MINOR MAINTENANCE AND OTHER DUTIES PERFORMED BY OUR KEEPER STAFF

Please send application and resume to:
Dr. Alexander Ernst, DVM
Cape May County Park & Zoo
4 Moore Rd. - DN 801
Cape May Court House NJ, 08210
Fax:609-465-5421

Seasonal Education Keeper –  This person will work directly with the Education Department and Education Animal Ambassadors conducting programs, public zoo tours, preparing curriculum for the 2018 Summer Zoo Camp, and also providing the care/animal husbandry and training for the education animals.

Requirements:

•Must have experience working around animals.
•Must have strong communication skills, comfortable speaking to groups of all ages.
•Must be able to engage with staff, other interns, and volunteers in a team environment.
•Must enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions.
•Must be in good physical condition – able to stand for long periods of time, stoop, climb, and lift at least 50 pounds.
•Pass a drug and background check.
•Proactive, positive, and flexible attitude.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in the field of Education, Animal Behavior,Zoology or a related field and to Cape May County Residents. 

Submit an application by August 21, 2017
Attn: Cape May County Zoo – Kendra Verity
4 Moore Rd. DN 801
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Please check back in January for our 2018 Summer seasonal positions. 

 

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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