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Lincoln Children's Zoo

Ambassador Animal Keeper

Deadling to apply: end of the day October 24.

Work for one of the top 10 fastest growing zoos in the country! Lincoln Zoo located in Nebraska is the 2nd largest tourist attraction in the state and boasts an extremely diverse collection of animals from tree kangaroos to snow leopards, red pandas, Humboldt penguins, cheetahs, and giraffes. In 2019, the largest expansion in Zoo history opened, expanding the Zoo's footprint by 10 acres and adding giraffes, Sumatran tigers, an indoor play structure and spider monkeys. In 2020, the Zoo successfully opened the 2nd phase of the $25 million expansion debuting giant anteaters, cheetah habitats, and a 200 foot long cheetah chase encounter, opening this summer. Rated among the nation’s best zoos for children, Lincoln's Zoo has been featured on the Today Show, Time Magazine, ABC News, National Geographic, USA Today, Buzzfeed, and CNN. National Geographic photographer, Joel Sartore started the Photo Ark project right here in Nebraska at our Zoo.

For a full job description please visit this website

To learn more about the our Cheetah Chase, a part of our Ambassador program, visit this link

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This is a full time hourly position with benefits: an hourly wage of $14/hour, PTO, 8 paid holidays, 401k program with matching program, and dental, health and vision insurance.



How to Apply

To apply: please email a cover letter, resume, and a Keeper Chat. Please refer to our keeper corner videos ( for your chat.

Lincoln Children's Zoo
1222 S 27th St
Lincoln, NE 68502

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