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North Carolina Zoo to Host Seasonal Job Fairs on Jan. 27 and Feb. 6

Posted on 01/23/18

ASHEBORO, N.C. — Are you looking to join a dynamic workforce in a fun, family-friendly environment? If so, the North Carolina Zoo just may be for you!
Seasonal job fairs will be offered on Saturday, Jan. 27 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and Tuesday, Feb. 6 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) as the Zoo seeks Zoo Ambassadors for the 2018 season. Each job fair will be held at the Stedman Education Building located next to the North America entrance.
Full-time and part-time positions available include: transportation drivers; environmental services; admissions cashiers/gate attendants; special attractions cashiers; guests’ educators; park security; and air hike/paddleboat operators. In addition, there are restaurant/catering job opportunities and retail/membership sales opportunities.
Successful applicants must be 16 or older, able to work weekends and holidays, well-groomed, and must wear their assigned uniform properly and in its entirety. Other requirements include an ability to work outside in varying weather conditions and to walk and stand for extended time periods. A high-school diploma or GED (or working toward completion) is preferred.
Applications are accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Stedman Education Center front reception desk and are available online at nczoo.org/careers. The North Carolina Zoo is an equal opportunity employer.

About the North Carolina Zoo
At the North Carolina Zoo, we celebrate nature. As the world’s largest natural habitat Zoo, we inspire a lifelong curiosity about animals for the hundreds of thousands of people who visit our Zoo each year. Our dedicated team of experts provides exceptional, compassionate care for the more than 1,600 animals and 52,000 plants that call our Park home. We also lead efforts locally and globally to protect wildlife and wild places because we believe nature’s diversity is critical for our collective future. The North Carolina Zoo invites all of our guests to witness the majesty of the wild in the heart of North Carolina and welcomes everyone to join in our mission to protect nature’s diversity. Visit NCZoo.org to begin your life-changing journey.

About the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the North Carolina Zoo, the nation's first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call 919- 807-7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov.

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