Looking for a summer job that is wildly different? Check out the Zoo’s Annual Job Fair on Saturday, February 25th!

We are now hiring for seasonal positions throughout the park, including visitor services, education, grounds, special events, food, and retail.

Join the Wild Side: Now Hiring!

The Zoo is actively seeking candidates for the following career-focused positions:

Seasonal Positions

Pick up a part-time job at the wildest place in Pittsburgh! Apply through our Virtual Job Fair to learn about seasonal positions, including visitor services, education, grounds, and event staff.


Food and Retail

Apply for a role within Service Systems Associates (SSA), the Zoo’s partner in food, beverage, and retail operations, here!

To apply for a Zoo position, complete the below application and send to


If you are interested in future employment, please submit an application at any time.

Please indicate your desired start date on the application and communicate that the application is for future employment when you submit.

Please note that all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer.


From our internship programs for high school students (at least 18 years of age), college students, and graduates, to volunteer programs, we have a variety of ways you can get involved with the Zoo!



Pride In Our People

 Our new series, Pride In Our People, features the incredible staff here at the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium.