Columbus Zoo hiring for summer positions

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The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium announced they will be hosting three seasonal job fairs for applicants to interview for employment.

All of the job fairs will take place at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Activity Pavilion.

Open interviews for positions at the Columbus Zoo on April 1 and May 4. Those positions include food and beverage, retail, rides and grounds maintenance.

Zoombezi Bay will host its job fair on April 6 as they look to hire 300 positions, including lifeguards, food and beverage, cabana servers, bartenders and more, ahead of opening day on May 20.

Additionally, Zoombezi Bay is inviting lifeguard applicants to attend “swimmerview” on April 11 at the Worthington Natatorium.

The zoo says applicants must be 16 years or older.

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Job Fair Schedule

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. (Columbus Zoo Job Fair)
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. (Zoombezi Bay Job Fair)
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 5-7:30 p.m. (Lifeguard Open Interviews)
  • Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. (Columbus Zoo Job Fair)