Employment

Consider a job at the Brandywine Zoo

Check for job postings for the Brandywine Zoo on indeed.com, the AZA jobs page and on DNREC’s employment page.

Current Opportunities

Grounds Keeper
This seasonal year-round, Zoo Grounds Keeper position will be responsible for maintaining the grounds, buildings, and non-animal spaces in the Zoo. This includes but is not limited to horticulture and landscaping (planting, weeding, pruning, watering, mowing, etc.), seasonal weather preparation and cleanup (leaf removal, snow, and ice clearing), event support (set up, break down, etc.), building upkeep (pressure washing, cleaning gutters, vacuuming, restroom cleaning, and refuse removal), maintaining supplies and equipment, and public interaction as a member of Zoo staff.

Please see the full job description and apply here


Visitor Services Associate
We are looking for friendly and energetic people to join our team on a part-time basis. As part of the Visitor Services team at the Brandywine Zoo, the associate will create a positive and fun experience for all guests. Currently we are looking for individuals to work in the Concession Stand, Gift Shop and Ticket Window. This team member will welcome guests and help create an excellent customer service experience whether it is buying admission tickets or a snack from the concession stand. This is a temporary part-time seasonal position that runs through December. Hours are 9:45-4pm and must be available weekdays. Customer service experience/retail is preferred but not required. Pay rate is $11.75/hr. Must be at least 17 years old.

Please see the full job description and apply at indeed.com


Paid Internships

Apply for Internships: All volunteers must complete the DE State Parks Intern Application. Interns must also complete and pass a background check administered by DE State Parks. For more information, CLICK HERE.