** Looking for team players
**Willing to work hard
**Clean background check
**Valid drivers license
**Good with people and animals
*Integrity and Honesty!
We are a Christian Based family friendly zoo that stands on All creatures and people are created by a loving God.
We are called to love and care for people and animals! If you apply please know you will be asked to represent and exemplify loving and caring for animals and people in your work ethic.
Pay consummate with experience
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Please email your resume, cover letter (if applicable) along with your application to Hope@wildlifewonders.org OR
Mail to: 2754 Paradise Valley RD Cleveland, GA 30528
Seasonal hire availability for tour guides and ticket sales ! You must have good customer services, organization skills, detail oriented, self-motivated to learn and can get excited about what the zoo is all about and what we offer. Weekend work is needed. OPEN
Visitor Experience Assistant Director: This position works directly under the Visitor Experience Director. Responsibilities are varied but include; customer service, overseeing staff, interviews, training team members, and online booking system assistance. Strong computer skills are needed. Flexibility is important as daily responsibilities may very. Helping organize and plan events would be a plus. OPEN
General Labor: Looking for a person who is self-sufficient to do projects around the Zoo. Able to follow instructions, work well with people and follow through with task. This includes painting, repairs, construction, tractor work etc. Must have own set of basic tools and have prior experience. OPEN
Livestock Assistant: Responsible to assist in all aspects of the livestock care. Animals include but not limited to camels, buffalo, mini pigs, goats, ponies, antelope, and more. Responsibilities will include feeding, watering, medication, tracking and assisting with breeding program, records, assisting in sales, assisting in tours, assisting with birthing and much more. Experience with tractors and trailers is needed. A great opportunity to learn and get increased pay with experience. Willingness to do offsite petting zoos would be a plus. Must have at least 1-2 year prior experience working with livestock. OPEN
Office Assistant/ Secretary. Looking for someone that can do 3-5 days a week. Must be good on the phone, great with people, very detail oriented, self-motivated to learn and can get excited about what the zoo is all about and what we offer. This job requires a great deal of multi-tasking and ability to handle and thrive in a face-pace environment. Computer skills are required to help update websites and do online bookings. OPEN
Marketing: Must have experience with Microsoft office. Experience creating banners, flyers a plus. Experience with social media and constant contact a plus. Experience with photo and editing software a plus. May be willing to train also. Part time approx. 10-20 hrs. a week. This job includes but not limited to assisting with social media, sending out promotions, sending out emails, scheduling campaigns and flyers to be sent out for upcoming events and promotions. Keeping calendars updated and refreshed, keeping good data base and records of all things marketing. OPEN
Commission Based Opportunities: OPEN
If you would like to gain experience in one of the below areas or have experience and like the flexibility of working via commission.
Email Hope@wildlifewonders.org for more information.
- Zoo Sponsorship Program:
- General Marketing:
- Group and Education assistant:
- Event Assistance, marketing
Zookeepers: We are looking for a keeper who is ready to care for a variety of animals, anything from pigeons to small exotic mammals. Will be assisting with care taking of a variety of level one animals depending on need. Skills required are animal husbandry knowledge, experience caring for animals previously, ability to lift 50lbs, and have a strong work ethic. Requires attention to detail. Need excellent communication and documentation skills. OPEN
Part Time Commissary Keeper: Preparing diets for a variety of species and helping keepers where needed. You will be responsible for our food prep area and maintain organization and cleanliness. Knife skills are a must along with being a quick worker and the ability to multitask. 20-30 hours. Looking for a hard working, self motivated, reliable individual that is on board with our core values, mission and purpose statement. Must be a quick learner and strive to constantly grow and learn and be effective in the job and goals laid out. Responsibilities include: Preparing the daily diets including cutting up the fruits, veggies and butchering as needed. Sorting and organizing incoming produce, food and supplies. Weekly shopping trips to pick up the supplies for diet preparation, zoo etc. Responsible to keep prep area neat and organized. Zoo keeping as needed along with diet preparation for all the animals. Assisting Keepers as needed Daily responsibilities as laid out for you. Must have a basic understanding of food nutrition or willing to do research and learn. Must be comfortable with a lot of cutting and chopping of food. (use a knife, cutter and food prep supplies well) Must be able to follow directions well, Must be able to work as a team and communicate with keepers their needs and diet changes etc. Must be self motivated, reliable, able to set goals and move quickly. Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Opportunities for more hours, increased responsibility upon evaluation and ability is shown. OPEN
Exotic Animal Curator Assistant: This position would be working closely with the Director of Animal Care. Duties would include helping with permits, animal records, scheduling, interviews, training, and problem solving. Flexibility is needed as daily tasks may be varied and changing. Experience with Animal Husbandry, USDA regulations, management, and computers is needed.
Zookeepers: We are looking for a keeper who is ready to care for a variety of animals, anything from pigeons to small exotic mammals. Will be assisting with care taking of a variety of level one animals depending on need. Skills required are animal husbandry knowledge, experience caring for animals previously, ability to lift 50lbs, and have a strong work ethic. Requires attention to detail. Need excellent communication and documentation skills. FILLED
Zookeeper and educator- Reptiles must have experience with reptiles, amphibians and insects. Requires good education skills, attention to details and comfortable handling reptiles. Filled
Animal Educator traveling programs and onsite tour guide and encounters (education department): Job includes but not limited to traveling with a variety of animals to schools, parties, events, fairs, production work and more. Willing to train to do Programs, Displays, Stage shows and petting zoos. Must be great with people, quick learner, have basic experience handling a variety of animals, have basic knowledge of animal training and care, must be able to present animal facts correctly in a fun and educational way to a variety of ages and audiences. Public speaking skills important. And well. Must be able to be flexible, work weekends and some early mornings and late nights. Previous Animal Care, education or animal handling is needed. If you are interested in this field but lack the experience please apply for the apprenticeship or internship otherwise continue to fill out the application and previous experience listed. Filled
Carnivore Keeper Responsible for care of Wolves, Small cats and other species. Must be able to butcher and feed out meat. Must have zoo keeping experience prefer some carnivore handling or keeping experience. FILLED
Onsite & Mobile Petting Zoo Help & Part time livestock help: Assist in farm animal area keeping the area clean for visitors and animals fed and watered. Helping with animal encounters, bottle feeding when necessary. Also train to do traveling petting zoos. Help with the livestock programs when open. Assist in training of the livestock. Trailer driving experience a plus. Part - Time and Full time - Filled
Relief Keeper: Must have previous zookeeper experience. Experience with multiple species and animal groups a plus. Responsible to fill in for other keepers. Requires attention to detail. Need excellent communication and documentation skills. Able to work well with others. FILLED
Facility & Operations Assistant Manager -details coming soon. Experience with leading others. Experience in general maintenance and upkeep of other facility a plus. Must have an eye for detail. Can work on and in systems and organization. Communicate well. Work under pressure, a doer who strives to constantly provide improvements- Coming Soon
General Contractor: Looking for a contractor who is willing to give significant discount on jobs done for the zoo in exchange for promotion. Looking for someone that can build enclosures/ alligator/otter concrete pond and shelter Filled
Email Hope@wildlifewonders.org for details.
** Please do not inquire unless you have some experience in the areas you are applying. If you have no experience and would like to gain experience we recommend our internship and volunteering. We always prefer to hire from interns and volunteers when possible.
SEASONAL HELP IS HIRED IN THE SPRING.
Applications accepted starting February
we will be looking for outgoing, trainable, reliable staff that can multitask, does well with the public. Areas included: Tour guides, alternate zookeeper, outreach programs, petting zoo assistant, and ticket booth. Management, animal care and retail experience a plus.-