Employment Opportunities at the Gulf Breeze Zoo

Requirements for ALL Positions

Full Time Positions Available

A neat, clean appearance.
     • No visible tattoos or piercing.
     • Non-smoking workplace.
     • Must have great people skills.
     • Apply in person/ e-mail resume to appropriate

 When: Monday thru Friday, 9am to 4pm
 Where: Gulf Breeze Zoo Gift Shop

Employment Opportunities

Updated: December 1st

Guest Services Cashier

The Gulf Breeze Zoo is seeking a motivated individual that can be the first point of contact for our guests. The ideal candidate must be friendly and inviting, while working in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to lift at least 50lbs. Will be required to work weekends and holidays.



-Operating a cash register in the gift shop or at a small counter outdoors selling rides, animal feed, gifts, snacks, etc.

- Assisting in set up of birthday parties, field trips, and for other events and groups.

- Cleaning duties

- Answering phones

- Assisting visitors with questions or concerns

Past experience in customer service and/or retail a plus. This is a seasonal position, full-time and part-time positions available. This is a non-smoking facility. No visible tattoos or facial piercings are permitted.

Pay to be determined based on experience.



Guest Services Manager


Updated: December 1st

Train Conductor:

The Gulf Breeze Zoo is seeking a friendly motivated individual to operate a 1863 replica Huntington train along the 30 acres free roaming preserve, while presenting an informative narration on the Zoo's animals and features.


• Must be 21 years of age or older

• No visible tattoos or piercings

• Must have valid driver’s license

• Copy of driving record required if hired

• Enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing, and great with the public

• Public speaking experience preferred

• Excellent customer service skills

• Must work weekends, holidays, and other school breaks during the hours of operation

• Must be able to lift 50lbs or more


Essential Job Responsibilities:

• Assure the train and all related equipment is kept neat and clean.

• Assure rider safety by taking necessary measures to assure a train rider's behavior does not endanger themselves, zoo employees, or other train passengers.

• Assist with light maintenance including checking fluid levels, pressure gauges and making necessary adjustments.

• Perform daily safety run of train engines and passenger cars.

• Operate train controls and train switches, as needed.

• Assist our guest with mobility issues in getting on and off the train. Operate the wheelchair ramp features for passengers.

• Inspect trains prior to loading and unloading of our guests.

• Ensure trains are ready at opening time and complete train logs for each train.

Pay based on experience.



Guest Services Manager