Gulf Breeze Zoo Careers

Requirements for all positions:
  • Gulf Breeze Zoo is a non-smoking workplace.
  • Applicants must have a neat, clean appearance.
  • Applicants should have no visible tattoos or piercings.
  • Applicants must have great people skills.
  • Apply in person or email resume to the appropriate address.

Current Career Opportunities

Commissary / Farm Animal Care

Date Posted 12/8/2021

Description: The Zoo is rapidly growing and in search of a motivated individual to join our animal care team. The position will be responsible for managing the commissary and aiding in the care of the farm area. The zoo maintains a diverse collection of over 1000 animals including great apes, carnivores, primates, birds, reptiles, and a large petting animal area.

The commissary provides animal diets for all the animals that call Gulf Breeze Zoo home. This position is responsible for maintaining the commissary and preparing all diets. This position will also aid in the care of the farm area which houses goats, sheep, and chickens. All applicants must be physically fit with the ability to lift 50 pounds comfortably and be able to work in all types of weather. Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, and excellent communication skills. The ability to follow a strict personal dress code and maintain a valid driver’s license is required.

Job Responsibilities:

Diet Preparation for all park animals.

Maintaining USDA standards for an animal commissary.

Aiding in the daily cleaning of the farm area.

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Special Event Support

Date Posted 9/14/2021

Description: Gulf Breeze Zoo is looking for enthusiastic individuals for a variety of seasonal positions for special events. This is a great opportunity to make extra money. Positions include ticketing, gift shop support, and food service.

Weekend Availability is required.

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Full-Time, $12 - $15 an hour

Date Posted: 3/16/2021

Description: The Gulf Breeze Zoo is seeking landscapers for our zoo grounds.

Education Prerequisites:

Applicants should preferably have plant knowledge with related experience and the willingness and ability to do physical work outside in all types of weather. To succeed at the zoo, all landscapers must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, good-spirited and honest with a strong work ethic.

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Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 Animal Care Internships

The Gulf Breeze Zoo is offering an opportunity for education and experience for tomorrow's workforce. The zoo has internship opportunities available to those interested in pursuing a career in Animal Care and Zoo Management. The intern program is designed to help applicants determine if a career with animals is right for you.

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