Careers

Fresno Chaffee Zoo is always looking to add to our team of dedicated, passionate, and hardworking employees.

How to Apply

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Or, drop off: Fresno Chaffee Zoo
894 West Belmont Avenue
Fresno, California 93728

In addition, “Apply Now” buttons are available below each job description and will allow you to attach your completed resume in an e-mail.

Fresno Chaffee Zoo only accepts applications for open positions. Please be aware of the closing date displayed below the job title. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date.

Current Opportunities

Part Time Cashier

Closing Date: February 26, 2017

Fresno Chaffee Zoo is seeking to hire a knowledgeable, outgoing and customer-oriented cashier in our visitor services department. The successful candidate must be comfortable working with the public. This position must maintain enthusiastic interaction with guests and provide excellent service to customers of all ages.

Retail Associate

Closing Date: March 6, 2017

The Safari Trading Company at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo is currently looking for fun and energetic individuals to be a part of its retail team.

Facilities Manager

Closing Date: March 26, 2017

This position participates in the development and implementation of Maintenance, Custodial, and Horticulture policies and procedures. This position secures estimates for labor, materials and other costs associated with Facilities maintenance and improvements. Directs and oversees cleaning, maintenance and landscaping of Zoo grounds as well as plans, designs and schedules facility projects. The Facility Manager guides and supervises the service, repair and preventive maintenance of buildings and building HVAC equipment, water systems, electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, and other aspects of Zoo facilities. Also, purchases hardware, tools and supplies in accordance with established procedures. Must be able to maintain accurate inventory records. Contributes in the selection, orientation and training from Maintenance, Custodial, and Horticulture teams. Correspondingly, supervises staff performance, providing performance evaluations, informal feedback and correction when appropriate. Furthermore, informs Zoo Operations Officer of serious or ongoing issues. Ensures workflow is efficient and effective, makes appropriate logistical decisions and planning for current and future workflow, including interdepartmental scheduling. Assumes other responsibilities as necessary to assure achievement of established objectives.

Seasonal Culinary Associate

Closing Date: April 2, 2017

Service Systems Associates Located at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo is currently looking for part time, seasonal culinary associates, for the following positions: Prep Cook, Utilities (dish washer), Barista, Cashier, Line Cook. Applicate must have a ServSafe/Food handlers card, a high school diploma or equivalent and experience is preferred.


Don’t see what you’re looking for but want to get involved with the Zoo? View our volunteer opportunities.


Our Mission

Fresno Chaffee Zoo inspires wonder of our natural world, provides an engaging learning environment, and creates a passion for conservation.