Want to Work at the Park & Zoo?

At the Cape May County Park & Zoo, we are very proud of our free Zoo and take great care in its well thought out, spacious animal enclosures and our Zoo’s cleanliness.  We strive to stay on top of our animal care and exhibition, conservation programs, scientific study, environmental education and public service. 

Seasonal Park Maintenance
Applicants must be 18 years of age & Cape May County residents. Park Maintenance is crucial in the day to day operations of the Park and Zoo. We will be hiring suitable and reliable individuals that will be responsible for; trash pickup, grounds keeping, pavilion clean up, light repair work, restroom maintenance and equipment operating. Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds. This is a 40 hours per week position for a duration of six months
Submit an application Attn: Ed Runyon by March 3rd, 2019.
Application below

Seasonal Zoo Camp Counselor 

The Cape May County Park and Zoo is seeking individuals with a passion for animals and/or education to fill the position of Seasonal Zoo Camp Counselor. Under supervision of the Education Staff these individuals will be in charge of our Summer Zoo Camp program which includes delivering engaging presentations, supervising campers at all times, assisting with games, arts, and crafts, handling and presenting ambassador animals, and leading campers through the zoo while adhering to zoo protocol.

Experience Required

Must be working toward or have a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Conservation Education, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Biology, Zoo Science, or related field.

  • Ability to stand or remain standing for an 8 hour shift.
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Experience working with animals is preferred.
  • Experience working with children is preferred.
  • Excellent public speaking and communication.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Excellent creative thinking and originality.
  • Excellent decision making abilities.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
seasonal camp

All applicants must pass a drug and background check prior to employment.This position is $10.50/hour, 40 hours a week Monday-Friday. This position is SEASONAL/SUMMER ONLY.

How to Apply: Please send or email a copy of the CMC Employment Application, a cover letter, and resume to: ATTN: Education Department 707 North Route 9, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 or education@cmczoo.com Please write Seasonal Zoo Camp Counselor in the subject line. Application Deadline: March 1, 2019.

Please print, complete and mail the application to: Cape May County Park & Zoo
4 Moore Rd. DN 801
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Or deliver the application to the Park Office at:
Cape May County Park & Zoo
707 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Click here for a County of Cape May Employment Application