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African Safari Wildlife Park

Celebrating 53 WILD Seasons in 2021! THE Ohio Safari Park!

Seasonal Zoo Keeper

*Must be over 18 years old and have Valid Driver's License for this position, background with or formal education in an animal-related field is highly preferred
Description: This position entails being able to be cross-trained in all animal-related Positions at African Safari Wildlife Park. Those hired in this position will be working in both Guest areas of the Park, as well as behind-the-scenes areas with on-Staff Zoo Keepers. Animal-related Operations Positions include: Education Programs Presenter, Education Programs Animal Handler, Animal Experience Attendant, Drive-Thru Guest Relations, and Front/Back Gate. Behind-the-scenes Keeper job duties include but are not limited to: making animal feed diets/handling and processing produce, cleaning animal stalls, cleaning animal exhibits, unloading hay, assisting keepers and potentially the Veterinarian with procedures as needed. 

Experience Required

Qualifications: Be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions for the duration of your shift. Be able to operate a golf cart while monitoring Guests and animals at the same time. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be comfortable learning to operate farm equipment, does not require any past experience as training will be a part of this position.

Further Comments

Position also available as a Paid Internship (for credit if needed)


Hourly, Rate dependent on prior experience and skillset

How to Apply

Please apply online through our 2021 Seasonal Staff Application: 

For the application question, "Position most interested in/applying for", please write Seasonal Zoo Keeper. 

African Safari Wildlife Park
267 S Lightner Rd
Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone: 1-800-521-2660
Fax: 248-545-4125

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