Columbus Zoo to host job fairs for summer positions

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is hosting several job fairs this spring for positions at the zoo, Zoombezi Bay and Safari Golf Club.

The zoo will be hiring for positions in areas including food and beverage, facilities, guest relations, security, membership processing, rides, lifeguards and retail.

Applicants can attend open interviews for food and beverage and retail positions on April 14 or open interviews for rides and attractions positions on April 14 or April 20.

Zoombezi Bay will hold an open interview, called a “swimmerview,” for seasonal lifeguards on April 13, 19 or May 11 at the Worthington Natatorium, or on April 27 at the Delaware YMCA.

Applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

For more details on the hiring process, click here.

Seasonal Job Fairs

  • Saturday, April 21 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Zoo’s Education Building Classroom A (Lifeguard Job Fair)
  • Saturday, April 28 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the Zoo’s Lakeside Pavilion

Swimmerviews (Lifeguard Interviews)

  • Friday, April 13 from 5 p.m.– 7:30 p.m. at the Worthington Natatorium
  • Thursday, April 19 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Worthington Natatorium
  • Friday, April 27 from 5 p.m.– 7:30 p.m. at the Delaware YMCA
  • Friday, May 11 from 4 p.m.– 7 p.m. at the Worthington Natatorium

Food and Beverage and Retail Open Interviews

  • Saturday, April 14 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the Zoo’s Lakeside Pavilion

Rides and Attractions Interviews

  • Saturday, April 14 from 12 p.m.– 2 p.m. in the Zoo’s Education Building
  • Friday, April 20 from 4 p.m.– 6 p.m. in the Zoo’s Education Building

ZOOMBEZI BAY 2018 SEASON HOURS

May 19 - 20 Opening weekend - 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
May 24 - 25 Special hours for Zoombezi Bay Education Day - 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
May 26 - June 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
June 8 - August 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
August 13 - 17 Back to School Week - 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
August 18 - 19, 25-26 WEEKENDS ONLY through Labor Day - 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
September 1 - 3 WEEKENDS ONLY through Labor Day - 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.