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Visitor Services Employment Opportunities

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Come spend your summer on the WILD side of town!

John Ball Zoo offers many opportunities in the area of visitor services. All positions require flexibility and a positive attitude. Great hours and fun work environment. Work begins as early as March. Full and part-time positions available. You may apply for any of the following positions online or apply at the Monkey Island Cafe between 10AM and 4PM.

Food Concessions Staff

Printable (pdf) version of description - click here.

Provide friendly and upbeat customer service in the food concession venues throughout the zoo.


This position is seasonal and pays $7.40/hour
Positions begin in April and continue through September
Summer hours are between 9am and 7pm
Hours are flexible and can depend on weather and visitor participation

Must be at least 16 years old by May 1, 2013.
Positive and friendly attitude
Excellent Customer Service Skills
Strong math skills
Flexible to hour changes and open to doing various tasks
Must be able to conform to Food Code uniform policy


Please call Jodi Franks or Lori Hobbs at (616) 336-4326 or email concessions@jbzoo.org with any questions.

Apply Here! (note - application includes a knowledge and aptitude test that is presented once the application is completed, allow for extra time)

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