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.


Accountant

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.

To apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements (required for consideration) to [email protected] with “Accountant position” in the subject line. No phone calls please.


Front Desk/Base

This position operates as the Zoo’s “Base” position and is responsible for receptionist duties and serving as the main point of contact for the public. Also responsible for operating as central point of contact for employees via Zoo-wide radio communication, including during emergencies. Responsible for clerical duties including data entry, records management, processing paperwork, ordering supplies, mail system and providing general customer service. Promotes professional working relationships with both internal and external customers. Adheres to and supports all organizational policies and procedures and standards. Promotes teamwork! 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.


Commissary Supervisor

This supervisory position is responsible for supervision of the day to day operation and successful running of the animal commissary for the Zoo. Ensure the highest standards possible for the nutrition of the animals. Provides an exemplary personality/character to the vendors, donors and community utilized by the Zoo. Promotes professional working relationships with both internal and external customers. This position is supervisory in nature. Adheres to and supports all organizational policies and procedures and standards. Promotes teamwork! View full job description.

To apply: Please follow the link to Indeed.com to apply. A required cover letter, resume and Indeed proficiency test are required to be considered for the position. No phone calls please.


Food Service & 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.