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Zoo Careers

Shape the Zoo’s future.

We’re proud of the energetic, talented people that keep Sedgwick County Zoo charging ahead.

If you’re interested in working at the Sedgwick County Zoo, please email the Zoo’s Talent Management Office with questions or to request additional information at

Click on a link below to find out more about the position and continue to the application process. Open positions are continuously updated on this page.

Sedgwick County Zoological Society, Inc. – Jobs

These positions are employed by Sedgwick County Zoological Society, Inc. You must be at least 16 years of age to work at the Zoo.

Current open positions:

Sedgwick County – Jobs

These positions are employed by Sedgwick County.

All County positions can be viewed on the Sedgwick County website. On the home page you will see the opportunity to “Join The Talent Community.” Create a login and sign-up to receive email notifications of any Zoo Jobs once they are posted.

Current open positions:

Zookeeper – Elephants


Associate Veterinarian

Service System Associates, Inc. – Jobs

These positions are employed by Service Systems Associates, operators of the admissions, retail, and restaurant facilities on Zoo grounds. 

Please click HERE to visit the SSA Group Careers page for current openings in the restaurant, retail, and guest experience departments. Once on the page, scroll to the end and select Wichita to see positions available at the Zoo!

Living Exhibits, Inc.  – Jobs

These positions are employed by Living Exhibits, Inc. operators of the Stingray Cove Interactive Guest Experience on Zoo grounds. 

Please click here to visit the Living Exhibits, Inc. page for current open positions. Once on the page, scroll to the bottom to see the specific posting. Resumes and cover letters should be emailed to

Zoo Career Videos

In these videos, we’ll help you explore all of the options of a career at the zoo. Zookeeping, maintenance, veterinary care, and education are all highlighted as STEM based careers.

Choose from a 20-minute or a 40-minute version of our virtual career fair.




Zoo News

Our monthly e-newsletter holds a fun assortment of announcements, discounts, and news so you can stay up to date with Sedgwick County Zoo.

What to Know

We’re excited to see you at the Zoo today! Here are some things to remember during your visit.

Animals Sightings

As always, some animals may not be visible due to weather or other factors. After 4:00 PM, you may see fewer animals during your visit.

Zoo Rules

Please read and follow all Zoo Rules and Policies to respect our guests and animals.