• INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM?

     

    We are a fun, interactive, and humane traveling petting zoo operating out of Monroe NC. We pride ourselves in offering a safe, organized, atmosphere for people of all ages to learn and relate to animals without the need for ownership. We lead fun and educational birthday parties and events for children and adults alike.

    Our zoos are primarily on the weekends, though part-time weekday positions may also be available.

    If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a part of our exceptional team, we’d love to meet you!

     

    ANIMAL HANDLER AND EDUCATOR

     

    TEAM MEMBER EXPECTATIONS:

    • Provide “epic customer service.” Being outgoing, humorous, friendly and a strong age-appropriate communicator are  top priorities.

    • Have a cheerful and out-going personality

    • Interact with customers of all ages in a way that fosters empathy, curiosity, and confidence

    • Be knowledgeable about our animals and related topics

    • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order

    • Monitor safety and well being of all animals and participants

    • Be prepared for outdoor and indoor work environment

    • Maintain cleanliness and organization of equipment and facilities

    • Responsible for delivery, set-up, and clean-up

    • Fast-paced event staffing

    • Other duties as assigned

       

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be 16 years or older to apply

    • Punctual and prepared

    • Must be able to multi-task and problem solve

    • Self-starter, able to work independently or with little direction

    • Friendly demeanor, must enjoy being around people of all ages

    • Excellent communication skills, able to work within a team

    • Must possess a high level of honesty, integrity, and ethics

    • Able to reach, bend and lift up to 25 pounds

    • Able to work on your feet for long periods of time
       

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience and comfort handling animals

    • Experience and comfort in working outdoors

    • Knowledge of, aptitude for, and enthusiasm for learning basic natural history/zoology/ecology concepts and teaching them to others

    • Availability to work weekends.  (Weekday work may also be available! Please let us know if you’re interested). Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Preference will be given to those able to work more hours.  
       

    COMPENSATION:

    Starting pay is based on experience. Our team members often receive tips for excellent service which is kept 100% by you.  

    HOW TO APPLY:

    To apply, send an email to Tammy@azoo2you.com and let us know why you are interested in this job, we don’t need an essay, but we would love to know more about you and why you think you would be a great match for us! Thanks!

    We look forward to hearing from you!