We're Hiring!

We're hiring!

Food service, retail, security, and more!

We're Hiring!

Come work at a place that is world famous! Working at the San Diego Zoo or San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a fun and rewarding experience—and job openings are available now. Want to make magical memories for millions of guests AND help save wildlife around the world at the same time? Apply here!

If you are looking for a job that is active and engaging—at a place that’s truly like no other, where you can make a difference for wildlife every day—then we are looking for you. See below for open positions, and details on our fabulous perks for all employees!

We have hundreds of job openings at the Zoo and the Safari Park, in areas like:

  • Catering
  • Food Service
  • Merchandise Retail
  • Park Operations
  • Guest Services
  • Security
  • Facilities/Buildings and Grounds
food service, retail, and security employees


We are looking for candidates who are:

  • Friendly individuals with excellent communication skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to work in a diverse team environment
  • Flexible with their schedules
  • At least 16 years of age.
Catering, food service, retail, horticulture, ticket sales, and security employees



And don’t forget about the perks and discounts! Employees receive:

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family passes and complimentary tickets
  • In-house discounts on merchandise and dining
  • Free employee parking
  • Work on grounds, with our amazing wildlife!


Apply now!