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From trimming grass, to pulling weeds, to providing care for plants, flowers, and trees, our Seasonal Gardeners are always on the move! If your ideal job is working outside in nature, look no further! Gain valuable experience working with our dynamic Horticulture department learning about the care and maintenance of the Zoo’s 64-acre campus, the variety of exotic plants in the 5000 square foot Conservatory, and the 3 acres of formal gardens.
Ideal candidates are committed to advancing the Zoo’s mission to protect nature and inspire people to care for our world. Having a professional attitude and appearance as well as being temperamentally suited to working with animals and the public is vital to this position. A team-oriented individual with a commitment to getting the job done is perfect for this role. Knowledge of plants and their care, power equipment, and irrigations systems is highly desired. This seasonal (40 hours per week) position will work from the months of April to mid-August with a pay rate of $9.00/ hr. Normal shifts are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., occasional Saturday shifts required.
Position Requirements and Experience (Note: there are strenuous physical requirements to this position including but not limited to):
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment testing including a criminal history and driving record check, and a drug test.
The Indianapolis Zoo is proud to be a Drug-Free/ Smoke-Free/ Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)/ Child-Safe Work Environment.
Complimentary Zoo Membership
Interested candidates must complete an online application at: https://www.indianapoliszoo.com/jobs-volunteer/available-positions/
Indianapolis Zoo1200 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 22309Indianapolis, IN 46222
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