- Some departments have their own application process. Read the instructions per job listing carefully and follow them.
- If the application instructions refer to the standard Zoo Job Application (PDF), download it HERE.
- Calling the Zoo is not the best way to reach us about jobs, as we have many departments.
- Submit your resume to:
- The e-mail address listed with job opening.
- Fax number (719)633-2254. On your cover sheet, indicate the department your information should be given to.
Note: Jobs listed on this web site may be filled at any time and are subject to availability. We try to keep this list current, but jobs may be available that are not listed.
The Accountant serves as a key member of the Finance Department with responsibility for overseeing accounting processes and supporting all departments with financial procedures/transactions and reporting. View full job description.
Guest Services Lead
This position is responsible for all duties within the Guest Services Job Descriptions as well as operating as a Lead for the entire Guest Services Department. This position works closely with Guest Services’ management to ensure proper training, coaching, and counseling of employees. The GS Lead must be able to operate effectively in the absence of direct supervision. This position is responsible for facilitating excellent guest service to our guests at all times. Promotes professional working relationships with both internal and external customers. This position is non-supervisory in nature but does provide oversight to GS employees. Adheres to and supports all organizational policies and procedures and standards. Promotes teamwork! View full job description.
To apply: Please complete the pre-interview questions and send with your cover letter, resume and Zoo application to James Murray, Assistant Guest Services Manager at [email protected]. No phone calls, please.
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is hiring a full time Off-Hours Grounds Keeper. This position will be primarily Janitorial oriented with the primary focus of resetting the Zoo in preparation for the following day. This is a Full-time Benefited position that requires a self-motivated individual with an eye for detail. Must be able to work nights and weekends.
To apply: Please send your Zoo Application< to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.
This position is primarily responsible for supporting the Development Department in all areas as needed, including providing both administrative and event support. This position is non-supervisory in nature. Adheres to and supports all organizational policies and procedures and standards. Has a positive attitude and promotes teamwork! View full job description.
To apply: Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements (all three are required for consideration) to Kelley Parker, Director of Development, at [email protected]. Please type “Development Assistant Candidate” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
The Zoo is looking for an experienced, customer service oriented individual to help us provide the best Zoo experiences for our Guests! Please review the Qualifications and Requirements section of the attached Job Description. If you are an outgoing, team-oriented individual- this may be the position for you! View full job description.
Food Service and Retail Positions
(Managed by Service Systems Associates / Taste Catering)
Seasonal positions may be available. Contact department heads for info.
Retail Sales Associates
Food Service Staff
Concession Stand Supervisors
To apply: Download the SSA Job Application (pdf) and return it to:
SSA (Job Application) – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Via email: [email protected] (No phone calls please.)
Have time on your hands? Want to do something worthwhile in an exciting, beautiful setting? Come to the Zoo and volunteer. You’ll be glad you did. Whether you want to help keep our animals comfortable, help children have a wonderful zoo experience, or work in an office, your efforts are needed. More about adult volunteering…