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:

Public Relations & Social Media Assistant Manager

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Public Relations and Social Media Assistant Manager in the Marketing Department. This candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated professional social media experience. Candidate must also have familiarity with media relations. Candidate must be an extremely organized multi-tasker with strong documentation skills. Candidate must also be an unbridled optimist and a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision. A successful candidate in this position will have an insatiable curiosity about what others are doing around the Zoo, and have a passion to inform our guests and the community about their work. This is a writing-intensive, full-time exempt position that works a five-day work week that includes Saturday, and evenings or early mornings are sometimes required for staffing events. Come join our fun and fast-paced team! View full job description.

To apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements (all three are required for consideration) via this link to Indeed.com. No phone calls, please.


Summer Camp Mentor

Summary- Summer Camp Mentors take a leading role in environmental education for Kindergartener through 9th graders in the Zoo’s, summer camp programs. The goal of these programs is to instill and foster a lifelong love for nature and animals as well as introduce or develop lifelong passions for activities that tie youth directly to wildlife and/or wild places. Through live animal presentations, games, crafts and Zoo hikes, camp mentors will help children and teenagers provide a link between people and nature. View full job description.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and proof of CPR/First Aid to [email protected]. NO PHONE CALLS.


EdVenture Mentor

Summary- Education Program Mentors take a leading role in environmental education for toddlers through 12th grader, as well as adults in the Zoo’s overnights, birthday parties, early childhood programs, zoo tours, ZOOMobile and other programs. The goal of these programs is to instill and foster a lifelong love for nature and animals as well as introduce or develop lifelong passions for activities that tie youth directly to wildlife and/or wild places. Through live animal presentations, games, crafts and Zoo hikes, mentors will help children and adults provide a link between people and nature and meet these program goals. View full job description.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and proof of CPR/First Aid to [email protected]. NO PHONE CALLS.


Food Service & Retail Positions

(Managed by The SSA Group / Taste Catering)
Seasonal positions may be available, please search https://thessagroup.com/careers/ for Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.


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.