If you love animals and are committed to their conservation, working at the Los Angeles Zoo might be right for you!

Your path to employment may begin at one of three hiring entities:

  • The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) is a private, nonprofit partner of the Zoo. Staff in the areas of fundraising, membership, marketing, special events, administration, and volunteer services are employed by GLAZA.
  • All staff in gift shops, food stands, trams, and catering are employed by the Zoo’s concessionaire, SSA Group, LLC.

Open Positions

City of Los Angeles

Part-time Grounds Maintenance Position
Part-time Assistant Park Services Attendant I Position

Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association

Vice President Institutional Advancement
Membership Ambassador
Special Events Assistant

SSA Group, LLC

There are currently no open positions.


Volunteering can be a great way to get a foot in the door and test the waters of a potential career path. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Zoo.