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We are in need of the following:


Seasonal Animal Care Specialist

Job Classification: Seasonal

Start Date: Hours would be anywhere from 7AM – 8PM, ranging from 24 – 38 hours per week. Positions could start as early as the end of April, and continue until the end of October. 

Job Purpose: The Animal Care Specialist is responsible for daily husbandry of animals as it relates to the animal’s physiological and physiological well being, and for the general maintenance of grounds and exhibits. This can include, but is not limited to, diet preparation, exhibit cleaning and maintenance, observations, safe enrichment presentation, medical treatments, safe disinfecting methods, positive guest interactions, pushing and lifting heavy loads, and assisting with dishes and deliveries, or anything else asked by the management team.

Full Job Desciption

Please send a resume, cover letter, list of species worked with, and reference to:
Angie Sagert
Racine Zoo
200 Goold Street
Racine, WI 53402

Or email to: with the subject line "Seasonal Animal Care Specialist".



CED Camp Counselor

Reports to: Conservation Education Manager

Job Classification: Seasonal / Full-time

Start Date: Camp runs Monday – Friday from June 22 – August 21 except June 29-July 3, with a mandatory training day on June 18. 

Job Purpose: The primary responsibility of a Camp Counselor position at the Racine Zoo is to create a fun and engaging summer camp experience for our guests. This includes interacting with the campers (ages 3-13), overseeing the day to day operations of the summer camp, creating unique educational opportunities and providing information about our animals and exhibits. The Camp Counselor is responsible for ensuring guest and animal safety, while assisting with summer camp and working in various public positions throughout the Zoo.

Full Job Desciption

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
Aszya Summers, Curator of Animal Care and Conservaiton Education
Racine Zoo
200 Goold Street
Racine, WI 53402

Or email to: with the subject line "CED Camp Counselor".



Racine Zoo AmeriCorps Program Member

Full Job Desciption

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a list of all species worked with to Elise Olmstead at with the subject, “RZAP Member Application.” Positions open until filled.



We are looking for someone with a friendly and outgoing personality that is motivated for excellence and is not afraid to work hard.  This position is responsible for creating a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for the Racine Zoo guests in our two food service locations.  Tasks include opening and closing duties, running the register, preparing food items, maintaining a clean environment throughout the building, excellent communication with the leadership team and excellent customer service to our guests.  

How to Apply

Please send via email, a cover letter and resume to:

Kristina Pearson  

This position is open until sufficient applications have been received.