Job Opportunities

Spend All Your Time at the Zoo.

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

Browse the list below for current opportunities at the Zoo.


Application Process

  1. Download a standard Zoo Job Application (PDF).
  2. Follow the instructions included with the job listing to reach the appropriate person and department. (Calling the Zoo is not the best way to reach us about jobs, as we have many departments.)
  3. 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 Openings (September 2017)


This veterinarian is responsible for providing medical care and preventative medicine at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. The veterinarian position is a combination of clinical medicine and computer work. Duties include helping monitor and address any zoonotic health concerns or reportable diseases on zoo grounds, maintaining an active teaching program, and presenting medical successes or unusual findings to the greater zoo/zoo vet community. Additional duties may include working with our black-footed ferret and Wyoming toad breeding and reintroduction programs. This position is non-supervisory in nature but will oversee the work of Vet Staff in the absence of the VPMP veterinarian. The ideal candidate promotes professional working relationships in the zoo and with the community.
View full job description.

To apply: Please email Audra Brown, your resume/CV, cover letter, salary requirements, how soon you would be available, and contact info for 3 professional references. Application deadline: Aug 25, 2017.


Food Service and Retail Positions

(Managed by Service Systems Associates/Taste of the Wild Catering)
Seasonal positions may be available. Contact department heads for info.

  • Retail Sales Associates
  • Food Service Staff
  • Catering Staff
  • Concession Stand Supervisors

For more information please contact:
Concessions & Retail: Mary Gorkowski –
Catering: April Hall, Director of Catering –


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.