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Park Services Team Member - Part Time

Work for the WILDEST employer in Indiana!

Why should you apply?

  • Free admission for employees with the option to bring up to four (4) family members/ friends.
  • Flexible scheduling (Student & Retiree Friendly).
  • Complimentary Zoo passes.
  • Free admission and discounts to other downtown culture venues such as the Children's Museum, Indiana Beach Amusement Park, and Holiday World & Splashin' Safari.
  • Complimentary parking for downtown events and access to local colleges.
  • Unique, FUN working environment. How many people can say they are able to visit an orangutan on their lunch break?

What is the job?

Put the FUN back into work and join our Park Services Team! From assisting with daily grounds operations throughout the Zoo, to setting-up and breaking down events, to cleaning and ensuring our facilities are pristine, our part-time variable hourly (20-29 hours) Park Services Team Members are always on the go!

Ideal candidates are committed to advancing the Zoo's mission to protect nature and inspire people to care for our world. Though this position is not responsible for animal care, our Park Services Team is vital to the Zoo's operations. By providing above and beyond customer service and ensuring a family-friendly, clean environment, our Park Services department is integral to our operations. A cooperative and team-oriented personality, along with a friendly and courteous attitude is highly desirable. Though this is an entry level position, any experience working in customer service or housekeeping is a plus! A High School diploma or equivalent is highly desired. Pay rate for this exciting position is $13.00/ hr.

We are currently looking for team members in the following areas:

Custodians/ Park Services Team Members -Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures all Zoo sanitation, chemical handling, and safety standards are followed.
  • Cleans and stocks all Zoo restrooms.
  • Maintains cleanliness of all buildings by cleaning windows, vacuuming, wiping down surfaces, etc.
  • Assists with general storage areas, ensuring that they are properly stocked and inventoried.
  • Must enjoy working as a team but be able to work independently as well.


Park Operations Team Members -Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • MUST be at least 18 years of age with an active Indiana driver's license, insurable by the Zoo's insurance.
  • Responsible for assisting event set-up and break-down including setting up/ breaking down tables and chairs.
  • Assists with the maintenance and set-up of audio/ visual equipment throughout the Zoo.
  • Cleans and vacuums event spaces to ensure cleanliness standards are maintained.
  • Prior experience operating small equipment, power washer, leaf blower, leaf vacuum, etc. is a plus!

To apply:

  • Interested candidates must complete an online application.
  • Attach a resumé and cover letter to your application to increase your chances!


Employment at the Indianapolis Zoo is contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment testing including a background check, motor vehicle check (if applicable) and a drug test.