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 send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements (all three are required for consideration) to Jenny Koch, marketing director, at [email protected]. Please type “Public Relations & Social Media Assistant Manager Candidate” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


 

Construction Project Manager

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is seeking a skilled and experienced Construction Project Manager. This position will be responsible to act as the owner’s representative on capital projects working with the Zoo’s executive team, staff, consultants and contractors to ensure project scope, schedule and budget success. This position will also concurrently manage infrastructure projects working with general contractors and subcontractors. This is a physically demanding position that will be conducted in all weather conditions and flexibility in the work schedule will be necessary to meet with and support contractor activities. View indeed.com for full job listing.

To apply: Visit indeed.com link here. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


 

Summer Camp Mentor

Position Summary: Summer Camp Mentors take a leading role in environmental education for toddlers through 12th 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: Please send resume, cover letter, and proof of CPR/First Aid to Dawn Moon at [email protected]. NO PHONE CALLS.


 

Guest Services

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.

To apply: Please use this link to the Zoo’s Indeed.com listings, and follow their process.


 

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
Catering 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.)

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