Job Postings

General Curator


ZooWorld Zoological Park

Closing Date
August 1, 2022

At ZooWorld, we believe that it is our job to enrich the lives of our staff, our animals and our guests through memorable and meaningful experiences.

ZooWorld Zoological Park is located minutes from the gorgeous emerald green waters of beautiful Panama City Beach, Florida. Priding itself on intimate and memorable guest experiences this 5 acre facility is perfectly sized to make a big impact!

Responsibilities will Include: Daily inspection and evaluation of animals, animal exhibits and buildings. Planning, supervising and directing the work required for the care, welfare, display, propagation and procurement of the zoo’s animal collection. Supporting and directing animal related projects (transfers, acquisitions, etc) in accordance with the director’s guidance. Maintaining and reviewing daily logs of animal observations and/or daily operations; implementing, developing and/or revising animal care standards and operating procedures to ensure proper care, maintenance and safety of the animals and their facilities. Hiring, training and planning for the continuing development of the animal care and educational teams. Providing feedback and direction on animal presentations as well as rewriting scripts to keep them fresh and relevant. Ensuring that all animal areas are maintained in a manner that reflects ZooWorld’s high standards. Monitoring animal feed budgets and procuring feed items. This position is the lead member of the Animal Capture Team

Education and Pre-requisites

Our Perfect Match: Recognizes the need to treat others with respect and dignity. Has the drive to lead by example and enjoys a guest-centric environment. Will have mastered basic zookeeping and organizational skills, enjoys educating the public and won’t be afraid to join in with their team out in the park . Must be an effective leader who understands how to set and meet goals and motivate staff.

Compensation and benefits

What’s in it for you: Salaried compensation based on experience, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid sick days, bonuses and profit sharing, 401k with matching, unifrom allowance and a fantastic work environment with a great team in an organization that values its employees. Opportunities for continuing education, conservation work and conference attendance.

Application instructions

How to get this job: Email a resume/CV and cover letter to Include references and salary requirements to be considered.