Company:Chicago Zoological Society Brookfield Zoo
Current Opportunities (91)
Location(s):3300 Golf Road
Size:500 or more
Brookfield Zoo is open 365 days a year. The Chicago Zoological Society employs more than 500 full-time employees and for the busy summer season, hires more than 800 additional seasonal workers. A highly diverse staff and wide variety of skills are required to operate the zoo. Positions include animal care staff as well as professional, administrative, scientific, executive, technical, trades, clerical, and service positions to name just a few. The zoo receives thousands of applications each year for hundreds of openings. The busiest recruitment period is during the spring and summer for seasonal positions.
The Chicago Zoological Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability that does not preclude performance of essential job duties, or any other status protected by law. The Society supports and promotes workforce diversity and strives to foster a work environment of respect and inclusiveness where the contributions of all workers are valued and recognized.
The institution serves an ethnically and financially diverse audience and is committed to responding to the needs of its guests and providing them with tools and information to encourage more environmentally friendly actions and lifestyles.
Brookfield Zoo promotes a participative management approach and is a highly team-oriented organization. A high degree of cooperation in projects and programs is evident, and employees from all levels and departments of the organization are involved.