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

Education Manager Interpretive Guide

Closing Date: July 2, 2017

Under the general direction of the Education Curator, this position is responsible to cultivate an effective team of Interpretive Guides who provide excellent experiences to Zoo guests.  The position also develops oral and visual educational messaging throughout the Zoo.

Hospital Manager

Closing Date: July 2, 2017

The Hospital Manager is responsible to direct and oversee the daily operations of the zoo hospital to ensure effective and efficient workflow that results in excellent animal care. The position also performs the duties of a Veterinary Technologist, assisting Zoo Veterinarians and Animal Care staff in all aspects of animal care (preventative medicine, emergency care, and anesthesia).

Curator of Education

Closing Date: July 9, 2017

The Education Curator is responsible for the overall planning, communication, development and evaluation of on-site and off-site educational programming to foster appreciation for and understanding of animals and nature. This position actively participates in organization-wide policy decisions, strategic planning, and Board relations, and works to establish Fresno Chaffee Zoo as one of the premier attractions and event destinations in the Central Valley.

The Education Curator actively participates in organization-wide policy decisions, strategic planning, fundraising strategy, and representation of the Zoo’s mission and brand.


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.