Experience Guide

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

The Phoenix Zoo is currently looking for 6 part-time seasonal Experience Guides. Guides initiate conversations and educate the public about animals encountered throughout the zoo. Experience Guides provide a safe and engaging experience for guests by operating with an enthusiastic and motivational communication style. Guides are responsible for explaining the rules at various animal encounters, and monitoring guests for crowd control and safety purposes, and maintaining the cleanliness of ride areas and equipment.

Minimum requirements include excellent public speaking and presentation skills with the ability to learn and communicate science concepts to the public, 1 year of customer service experience, ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays, ability to stand for long periods of time and perform duties in an outdoor environment in all types of weather conditions, ability to maneuver and control a 40lb pressure water hose. All Phoenix Zoo employees must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

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.