Release Date: January 30,2020

Akron Zoo to host job fair on Feb. 8-9

AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Zoo is hiring for its 2020 season at a Seasonal Job Fair on Saturday, Feb. 8 and Sunday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. – noon. At the job fair, applicants can apply for positions in guest services, groundskeeping, custodial and education.


Additionally, on-site interviews will be conducted for jobs in guest services, which include admissions, food service, gift shop, guest experiences and birthdays. To be considered, applicants will need to bring a completed application and resume to the job fair.


Applicants must be 18 years or older and be available to work one weekend day and some evenings and holidays. More details about available positions are available at, along with a copy of the zoo’s application.


The Akron Zoo is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.


The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Winter hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and admission is $8 per person. Children under two are free and parking is $3. For more information visit or call (330) 375-2550.

Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation zoo with over 700 animals from around the world. Located just west of Downtown Akron, the zoo strives to connect your life to wildlife while inspiring lifelong learning and conservation action. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.