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Cape May County Zoo

Summer Zoo Camp Counselor 2021

The Cape May County Park and Zoo is seeking individuals with a passion for animals and education to fill the position of “Summer Zoo Camp Counselor”. Under supervision of the Education Staff these individuals will be responsible for our Summer Zoo Camp program which includes; delivering engaging lessons and presentations, supervising campers at all times, leading and organizing games, arts and crafts, handling and presenting ambassador animals, and leading campers through the zoo while adhering to zoo protocol.

Zoo Camp Counselors are an integral part of the Education Department. This department is a fun and fast paced place to be!  We consist of 4 full time staff members, and our team of ambassador animals (about 30) ranging from toads to wallabies.  We are a fun, upbeat, supportive, charismatic team and are looking for 3 summer team members to bring our energy to the next level.   We love to provide pizza and a good laugh, as most of the time we are very funny!

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Excellent public speaking and communication
  • Experience working with children is preferred.
  • Experience working with animals is preferred.
  • Ability to stand or remain standing for a 6 hour shift.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Preferably working toward, or have a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Conservation Education, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Biology, Zoo Science, or related field.
  • Excellent creative thinking and originality.
  • Excellent decision making abilities.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.

All applicants must pass a drug and background check with the county prior to employment.

This position is $12/hour, 35 hours a week Monday-Friday (8am - 3pm).  Weekends OFF. This position is a SEASONAL/SUMMER ONLY position (June 11 – August 19).

How to Apply:

Please send or email a copy of the CMC Zoo Job Application, a cover letter, and resume to:

education@cmczoo.com

CMC Park & Zoo - EDUCATION

4 Moore Road DN 801

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

                                                                             Application Deadline: March 13, 2021

How to Apply

How to Apply:

Please send or email a copy of the CMC Zoo Job Application, a cover letter, and resume to:

education@cmczoo.com

CMC Park & Zoo - EDUCATION

4 Moore Road DN 801

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

                                                                             Application Deadline: March 13, 2021

Cape May County Zoo
4 Moore Rd. DN 801
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 609-465-5271

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