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Click here to view zoo employment opportunities and to submit an application online.

It's great to work at the zoo.  We offer all of our full-time employees:
  • 98% Paid Medical and 100% Paid Dental and Life Insurance
  • Zoo membership with reciprocal admission benefits to over 130 zoos and aquariums
  • Attractions Exchange Program tickets
  • Sick Leave / Personal Time Off
  • Retirement and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tremendous Opportunity for Advancement

Interested in a zookeeping career?  Learn more...

Knoxville Zoo offers positions in many areas such as animal keepers, guest services, professional and trade positions.  Knoxville Zoo is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.  It does not discriminate in employment opportunities and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.