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Careers

Working at the N.C. Zoo is challenging and rewarding. While zookeeper positions attract the most interest there are other animal related careers you will find at the N. C. Zoo. They include Food Service Technicians (prepare animal diets), Registrar, Animal Husbandry Manager, Zoo Curator, Curator of Research, Zoo General Curator, Veterinary Technicians, Veterinarian and Zoo Chief Veterinarian.

Other Zoo positions that support the N.C. Zoo and it's animals include: Horticulture technician, Special Events Marketing, Media Relations, Computer Network Manager, Web Developer, Ticket Sales, Gift Sales, Ranger, Food service, Education Assistant, Purchasing Assistant, Custodial and Design. For those candidates interested in the Zoo's private, non-profit fundraising operations and marketing you may contact the N.C. Zoo Society. 

More Than "Just a Job"

We strive to provide our visitors with the best Zoo experience. To accomplish this goal, we need talented people, working together productively.

At the N.C. Zoo, everything's geared to your success - from training, to personal 'mentoring' - to all kinds of 'extra curricular' activities like our Holiday Luncheon, Thanksgiving Luncheon, and 'Mater Lunch.  These activities provide an informal opportunity to interact with fellow Zoo employees.

In fact, there are countless reasons to join the N.C. Zoo, and even more to stay.

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