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Lincoln Zoo

Ambassador Animal Keeper

Ambassador Animal Keeper

Lincoln Children’s Zoo Core Values
• We are there for each other.
• We generate enthusiasm.
• We are humble.
• We go above and beyond.

Come work for one of the top 10 fastest growing zoos in the country! The Lincoln Zoo is home to a extremely diverse collection of animals from tree kangaroos and snow leopards, red pandas, Humboldt penguins, and giraffes. Our zoo is the 2nd largest tourist attraction in Nebraska. During the pandemic in 2020, we successfully opened the 2nd phase of our $25 million expansion debuting our giant anteaters and cheetah habitats, including a cheetah chase encounter that will open summer 2021. The first phase of our largest expansion in zoo history opened in 2019 that expanded our zoo footprint by 10 acres with giraffes, Sumatran tigers, and an indoor play structure with spider monkeys. Rated among the nation’s best zoos for Children, we have been featured on the Today Show, Time Magazine, ABC News, USA Today, Buzzfeed, CNN and National Geographic. The Photo Ark project began with our zoo and a photograph of one of our naked mole rats.

Learn more about the position by visiting this website:

This is a full time hourly position with benefits: a competitive hourly wage, PTO, 8 paid holidays, 401k program with matching program, and dental, health and vision insurance.



How to Apply

To apply: please email

  • Cover letter and resume
  • Three reference
  • Video of a keeper chat on an animal of your choosing

Lincoln Zoo
1222 South 27th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502

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