Detroit Zoo Hiring for Summer's 'Wild' Season


ROYAL OAK — Imagine getting paid to go to the Detroit Zoo this summer. The zoo is looking for smiling, energetic, friendly, and enthusiastic people for seasonal employment.

The zoo is seeking employees to work flexible schedules in the following positions: guest relations assistants, sales associates, park safety officers (security), and Summer Safari camp teachers and aides.

In addition, concessions, retail, food service and some custodial and groundskeeping positions will be filled by Service Systems Associates, the concessionaire that provides these services to the zoo.

Pay rates and age requirements vary by position. Candidates must be available to work on weekends, evenings, and holidays.

For more information or to submit an employment application, visit and click on the appropriate link to apply for either Detroit Zoo or SSA openings.