If you care about animals as much as we do, we want to hear from you!

Interested in an internship? Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers internships for people ages 18 and older, learn more.

Application Process:

  1. Some departments have their own application process. Read the instructions per job listing carefully and follow them.
  2. If the application instructions refer to the standard Zoo Job Application (PDF), download it HERE.
  3. Calling the Zoo is not the best way to reach us about jobs, as we have many departments.
  4. 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.

Current Opportunities at the Zoo:

Human Resources Generalist

The HR Generalist nurtures a healthy, vibrant and fulfilling work environment while managing employee on-boarding and compensation and benefits programs in addition to andling employment compliance requirements. The position is responsible for maintaining clear HR practices which comply with employment laws and regulations in a sensible and ractical manner while supporting the mission and values of the organization. The HR Generalist provides guidance regarding policies or processes in line with best practices in areas including employee relations, recruitment and hiring, compensation and benefits, training and records management. This position is also responsible for day-to-day operations and administration of the organization’s HR services and, in coordination with the VP of Animal Care & HR, the Zoo’s safety programs. The HR Generalist promotes professional work relationships with both internal and external customers. Adheres to and supports all organization policies and procedures and standards. Promotes teamwork! View full job description.

To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Elizabeth St.Onge, Accountant & Chief Culture Officer at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Membership and Donor Records Coordinator

Supports the Development Department by fulfilling all fundraising programs, including membership renewals and batching for general operations, restricted funds, Capital Campaigns and grants. Requires a proficiency in donor database systems (Blackbaud’s Altru) to assist the Manager of Membership and Annual Gifts in pulling accurate reports, noting donor recognition and creating mailing lists for the Development Department. This position is non-supervisory in nature. Must carry out excellent customer service and maintain professional working relationships internally. Is a team player! View full job description.

To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Tracey Gazibara, VP of Philanthropy & Marketing at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Food Service and Retail Positions

(Managed by The SSA Group / Taste Catering)
Seasonal positions may be available. Contact department heads for info.

Retail Sales Associates
Food Service Staff
Line cooks

To apply:
Email: [email protected] (No phone calls please.)

For more information please contact:
Concessions & Retail: Mary Gorkowski – [email protected]
Catering: April Hall, Director of Catering/Operations – [email protected]


Adult Volunteers

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…

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society is an Equal Opportunity Institution.