Thank you for your interest in obtaining a job or internship with Lehigh Valley Zoo!
Applications should be mailed to:
Lehigh Valley Zoo
5150 Game Preserve Road
PO Box 519
Schnecksville, PA 18078
or faxed to: 610-799-4170
We need volunteers to help with special events, educational programs, greet visitors, and much more! Click here for more information.
Experience a FUN, friendly and unique work environment with a seasonal job at the Zoo!
We’re counting on YOU to make Lehigh Valley Zoo a fun place for our guests to learn about animals – Smart FUN!
We currently have positions available for part-time seasonal Guest Service employees: Admission Gate, Food Service, Gift Shops, Front Office and Face Painting. Must be 18 years or older.
Guest Service Team Member
All internships are unpaid, but interns may receive academic credits. Click on internship names for a job description and an application form.
Facilities & Grounds - The Facilities Department maintains buildings and exhibits as well as the overall upkeep of the Zoo grounds and gardens. This includes new construction projects and redesigning areas to meet the standards of the AZA requirements.
Guest Services/Operations - The Guest Services Department oversees the hospitality function of the Zoo. Interns are exposed to a wide variety of tasks that enable them to gain experience in customer service as well as the business and economic side of the hospitality and zoo industry.
Development and Marketing - The Development & Marketing Department handles fundraising and donor-relations programs as well as publicity and public awareness activities of the Zoo. Special events, benefits, public relations, membership, and advertising are all part of this department. Candidates are encouraged to apply who possess knowledge and experience in communications and special events.
Conservation Education - The Conservation Education Department is committed to furthering environmental awareness and conservation through zoo programs and projects, including a daily schedule of events, wildlife education, summer camps, an overnight program, Birthday Parties and more. The Lehigh Valley Zoo serves more than 30,000 school students from 12 counties in northeastern PA and about 100,000+ visitors a year.
Animal Care - A highly motivated individual who will perform tasks associated with the husbandry and maintenance of native and exotic animals in an educational and conservation-oriented zoological park. The work requires immediate supervision. Expected to provide exceptional visitor service.