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Akron Zoo has opportunities for seasonal employment

Published: February 3, 2017 2:13 AM
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AKRON, Ohio - The Akron Zoo will be hosting a Job Fair on Saturday, February 4 and Sunday, February 5 from 8:30 a.m. – noon. The zoo is looking for people who are energetic, friendly and hardworking to fulfill seasonal positons available April – December in guest services, education and grounds keeping.    

Specifically the zoo is looking for people to work in food service, admissions, rides, birthday parties, education, horticulture and custodial. Candidates must be 18 years or older and be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and some holidays. Applicants can fill out an application on the zoo’s website or in person at the zoo and some on-the-spot interviews will take place. The Akron Zoo is a drug-free work place.

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Winter hours, are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and admission is $7 per person. Children under two are free and parking is $3. For more information visit www.akronzoo.org or call (330) 375-2550.

Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation zoo with over 700 animals from around the world. Located just west of Downtown Akron, the zoo strives to provide a dynamic, financially responsible, guest-centered animal experience that is energized by innovation and fun. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With its more than 220 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.

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