Careers

Fresno Chaffee Zoo is always looking to add to our team of dedicated, passionate, and hardworking employees.

How to Apply

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Or, drop off: Fresno Chaffee Zoo
894 West Belmont Avenue
Fresno, California 93728

In addition, “Apply Now” buttons are available below each job description and will allow you to attach your completed resume in an e-mail.

Fresno Chaffee Zoo only accepts applications for open positions. Please be aware of the closing date displayed below the job title. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date.

Current Opportunities

Full Time Zoo Ranger

Closing Date: April 2, 2017

Fresno Chaffee Zoo is seeking to hire knowledgeable, outgoing and customer-oriented Full-Time Zoo Rangers. The Full-Time Zoo Ranger is a benefited position. Under the direction of the Safety and Security Manager, this position is responsible for providing a positive and visible presence to the public in the zoo for guest service, first aid and safety services for zoo grounds. The Zoo Ranger is responsible for assisting in the safety, information, monitoring adherence to Zoo rules and offering high quality guest service. This position must provide excellent customer service, ensuring an excellent experience for each guest. Performs other duties as assigned by the Security Manager.

Seasonal Culinary Associate

Closing Date: April 2, 2017

Service Systems Associates Located at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo is currently looking for part time, seasonal culinary associates, for the following positions: Prep Cook, Utilities (dish washer), Barista, Cashier, Line Cook. Applicate must have a ServSafe/Food handlers card, a high school diploma or equivalent and experience is preferred.

Part Time Seasonal Interpretive Guide

Closing Date: April 9, 2017

We are seeking to hire a knowledgeable, outgoing and customer-oriented Interpretive Guide. The successful candidate must be comfortable working with the public. This position has a primary duty of engaging customers with interactive information about exhibits, animals, natural habitat and other zoo information.  The Interpretive Guide must be able to communicate effectively with customers of all ages.  This position also assists with exhibit maintenance, crowd control and flow through exhibits.  The Zoo employees’ positive interactions with customers create the unforgettable customer experience that keeps patrons coming back.    This position will start in March 2017 and end in June 2017.


Don’t see what you’re looking for but want to get involved with the Zoo? View our volunteer opportunities.


Our Mission

Fresno Chaffee Zoo inspires wonder of our natural world, provides an engaging learning environment, and creates a passion for conservation.