Career Opportunities

Would you like to join the team at the Topeka Zoo and Friends of the Topeka Zoo?

There are many types of positions that work together to make a zoo run well.

Any positions in guest services, gift shop, membership, and concessions will be posted below under “Current Employment Opportunities.” Any animal care, animal health, and horticulture positions will be posted on the City of Topeka’s website: Click here to go there now

Current Employment Opportunities

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Development Specialist – Click here to read full job description

The Development Specialist serves a key roll in the development and coordination of FOTZ fundraising events including the annual Zoobilee and Brew at the Zoo. Maintains and grows relationships with existing corporate donors. Proactively identifies and develops new sources of financial support to meet annual fundraising goals, primarily through execution of special event fundraisers. Qualified candidates should submit their resume along with salary requirements to or mail to Friends of the Topeka Zoo, 635 SW Gage Boulevard, Topeka, KS 66606

Environmental Services RepresentativeClick here to read full job descriptionApply Here Now

The Environmental Services Representatives strive to maintain cleanliness and order in public areas of the zoo such as general pathways, Adventure Trails, Animals & Man building, Disappearing Apes building, Leopard Spot Gift Shop, and restrooms.

Guest Service Ambassador – Click here to read full job description  – Apply Here Now

Friends of the Topeka Zoo is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join our fast paced team as a Guest Service Ambassador.  The Guest Service Ambassador works as part of our Guest Services Team including Admissions, Concessions/Catering, Environmental Services, and the Leopard Spot Gift Shop.

This is an entry level position and training will be available. Applicants should submit an online application here. For any inquiries, please email to


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