Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets: Adults $11, Child (3-12 yrs) $6
The Blank Park Zoo is a respected leader in animal care, education, and conservation of exotic wildlife. The zoo is the only AZA accredited zoo in the state of Iowa.
Applications will only be accepted for available positions. Please make note on application which position you are applying.
The Blank Park Zoo is an equal opportunity employer.
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There are currently no full-time openings available
There are currently no part-time openings available
Guest Service Associate
The Blank Park is seeking friendly, customer-oriented individuals to work in the guest service department. Individuals work a rotating and varied shift and perform a variety of assignments as related to all guest service operations. Essential functions and
• Work in the entire guest service department including but not limited to: Admissions, Attractions, Rides and Retail
- Admissions – Cashier, Assist guests with problems
- Attractions – Cashier, Attendant to help facilitate animal interactions with the giraffe, parakeet feeding, Kids Kingdom area and ostrich.
- Retail – Cashier, Stock as directed
• Assist guests with questions, problems, or emergencies
• Balance cash drawers
• Other duties as assigned.
Applicants must be 16 years or older. Preference will be given to candidates with cash handling experience, an out-going friendly attitude and experience in a customer service setting. Weekend shifts are required. Shifts are available beginning April and ending in October.
Please complete a Blank Park Zoo application either online or at the zoo during regular business hours.
Birthday Party Host
The Blank Park Zoo is seeking a friendly, out-going and child-oriented individual to host birthday parties at the zoo.
• Preparing party space prior to arrival of party and clean-up after party
• Greet and assist party and guests
• Conduct education program that is part of the party package
• Tour party through the zoo as needed
• Collect final payment
Applicants must be 18 years or older and preference will be given to candidates that are out-going and have experience with children. The job requires lifting 50 pounds and parties are held on weekends. Position begins in May and has the opportunity to continue weekend hours through the winter.
Please complete a Blank Park Zoo job application on the website or at the zoo during regular business hours.
There are currently no internship opportunities available