Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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July 23, 2021

The Blank Park Zoo is seeking customer service oriented individuals to work at the train. Candidates must be friendly, enjoy children, out-going and are comfortable public speaking. Candidates work under the general supervision of the Guest Service Manager. Essential Duties Complete daily safety checks of the tracks, train engine and...

July 13, 2021

Department: Development Supervisor: Director of Events PURPOSE OF POSITION Blank Park Zoo is looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, self-starter who is highly motivated to coordinate all rental and group sales accounts. The individual will work in conjunction with the events team to oversee the Zoo rental and event programs. Individual...

July 6, 2021

Reports To: Horticulture Manager Status: Non-Exempt The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa is a non-profit organization and home to more than 2,800 animals representing nearly 240 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish, and is fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The mission of...

July 2, 2021

Department: Development Supervisor: Director of Events Dates of Employment: August-December Blank Park Zoo is looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, self-starter who is highly motivated to assist with event planning and execution. The Part-Time Special Events Intern is responsible for providing direct support to the events team for 2021 fall season....

June 29, 2021

Reports To: Chief Operations and People Officer Status: Non-Exempt The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa is a non-profit organization and home to more than 2,800 animals representing nearly 240 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish, and is fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums....

June 17, 2021

The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide the highest standards of animal healthcare and welfare while collaborating with the zoo community to cultivate and share our knowledge. The zoo is home to more than 2,800 animals representing nearly 240 species...

June 17, 2021

The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide the highest standards of animal healthcare and welfare while collaborating with the zoo community to cultivate and share our knowledge. The zoo is home to more than 2,800 animals representing nearly 240 species...

May 25, 2021

Reports To: Large Mammal Supervisor Status: Non-Exempt PURPOSE OF POSITION This position is under the direct supervision of the Large Mammal Supervisor and is responsible for performing a variety of tasks related to animal care of black rhino, reticulated giraffe, lowland nyala, yellow-backed duiker, addax, slender-horned gazelle, Hartmann’s Mountain zebra,...

April 27, 2021

The Carnivore & Pinniped team cares for a diverse group of animals including Amur Tiger, lion, California sea lion, harbor seal, magellanic penguin, ring-tailed lemur and white-handed gibbon. Qualified candidates should have a wide-ranging animal husbandry background with an emphasis on training and enrichment. Previous experience working with dangerous animals...

April 14, 2021

Reports To: Area Supervisor Status: Non-Exempt PURPOSE OF POSITION The Carnivore/Pinniped team cares for a diverse group of animals including California sea lion, harbor seal, magellanic penguin, lion, amur tiger, ring-tailed lemur and white-handed gibbon. Prior animal husbandry experience in a zoological setting is preferred. The qualified candidate will be...
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