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Thank you for your support and interest in the Alaska Zoo! We operate through winter on low staff, maintaining full-time positions. Spring is active for summer seasonal hiring. Positions may open throughout the year, so contact the department head of the area you are interested in to inquire. It is always a good idea to send a resume, even if positions are not open at that time.
The Alaska Zoo Education Department is presently seeking a qualified individual for the Outreach Coordinator position. This permanent, full-time position involves developing and leading school district outreach and field trip programs, outreach program coordination, booking and invoicing, and assisting with various education events and presentations. Candidate must be willing to handle a variety of education ambassador animals, including but not limited to reptiles, birds and mammals. Candidate must possess the ability to work well individually and as a team, and must be comfortable instructing and presenting to all age groups, especially children. Excellent communication, organization and time management skills are a must. The ability to develop science-based program activities with a creative flare is also essential. Candidate must have a clean background and submit to a full background check, in addition to holding a valid Alaska driver’s license. Work hours will vary with some evenings, overnights and weekends required based on program schedules. Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Hartman at email@example.com.
(4/29/2013) We have completed hiring for our summer seasonal positions and customer service positions. Openings will be posted to this page as they occur. Check back regularly.
Click here for a list of department heads and their email addresses. Call (907) 346-2133 for phone menu.