Full-Time Job Opportunities


Assistant Guest Relations Manager, Attractions
This leader will serve as a member of the Zoo’s Guest Relations team and will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of several attractions and the staff assigned to them.

Financial Analyst
Reporting to the Controller, the Financial Analyst is responsible for compiling the monthly financial package, coordinating external audit requirements, providing financial analytics, preparing the Form 990, various account analyses.

Payroll and Accounts Payable Coordinator
Reporting to the Director of Accounting, the Payment Supervisor is responsible for satisfying all Zoo compilation and submission of earnings information to the third party payroll company and processing payments to vendors for goods and services.

Facilities Engineering Superintendent
Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities, supervise the day-to-day operation of the Engineering Department to include work scheduling, supervision of trades mechanics, preventive maintenance programs and record keeping. Solicit and oversee contracted maintenance services.  Administer the department budget and assist in budget development.

Sustainability Manager
Under the direction of the VP for Conservation and Education, the Sustainability Program Manager develops and tracks Zoo-wide green policies in accordance with Zoo strategic initiatives and incorporating industry best practices; collaborates with other departments to plan for, identify and implement, and measure green practices for energy and greenhouse gas management, water conservation, waste reduction/diversion, equipment/supplies purchasing, food sourcing, stormwater management, and new facility construction; manages the engagement of staff, volunteers, outside vendors and concession partners in sustainable operations; and supports all conservation programs and activities.

Curator of Primates and Small Mammals
The Philadelphia Zoo seeks an experienced and enthusiastic individual for the position of Curator of Primates and Small Mammals. The curator directly oversees a staff of thirteen keepers. The collection includes over twenty species of primates and over twenty species of small mammals. Primary responsibilities include oversight of husbandry and exhibition, collection planning, staff scheduling, personnel management, facility management, and review, development and implementation of safety and operational policies. 

Reporting to the Financial Analyst, the Auditor is responsible for performing audit procedures including the reviewing/documenting/testing internal controls and performing substantive testing, generating billing invoices, monitoring accounts receivable, ensuring collections on account, and various account analyses.

HR Generalist, Talent Acquisition and Retention
Under general supervision, the HR Generalist position has a particular focus on talent acquisition and retention. This position is responsible for designing and implementing strategies and best practices to attract and retain a high performing diverse volunteer and paid workforce. The HR Generalist is responsible for all aspects of the recruitment, onboarding and retention programs for all staff and volunteer positions.