Camp Assistant

Organization: The Phoenix Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Phoenix Zoo is currently seeking a Camp Assistant. This person will ensure the professional and efficient execution of camp programs, assist with the administrative details of running camps, staff training, and program development, and provision of excellent guest service, and be able to fill in as an instructor when needed in day or night time camps. Camp Assistants are responsible for inventory control of food and supplies for camp programs, and help with curriculum and schedule development. This position also includes exotic animal handling, requiring the ability to pass and maintain intermediate animal handling training. Other requirements include the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays, ability to obtain a Food Handler’s License, possession of a valid driver’s license, ability to safely lift up to 40 lbs., and proficiency in MS Office programs. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position will also require annual TB testing.

To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position, please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at

Resumés are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from The Phoenix Zoo job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications.

The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.