Welcome to the Memphis Zoo Career Site!

Thank you for your interest in Memphis Zoo employment opportunities! 

The Memphis Zoo is a non-profit organization committed to connecting people with wildlife and offers a very active, exciting and progressive work environment.  With more than 3,500 animals representing over 500 different species, our facility is one of Memphis' most visited attractions. Recently named as one of the top zoos in the country by TripAdvisor®, the Memphis Zoo has completed over $93 million in renovation and expansion since the early 1990s. The Zoo's animal inhabitants reside in one-of-a-kind exhibitry, such as Once Upon A Farm, Commercial Appeal Cat Country, Primate Canyon, Animals of the Night, Northwest Passage, Teton Trek and CHINA - home to giant pandas YaYa and Le Le. The Zoo was founded in 1906 and resides on 70 acres in the middle of Overton Park.  The Memphis Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Memphis Zoo, YaYa and Le Le are trademarks of the Memphis Zoo.

Working at the Memphis Zoo is a rewarding opportunity for staff members and may provide an opportunity to put your passion for wildlife to work!  If you have the desire to aid visitors in fulfilling an enjoyable experience in a unique work environment, you are invited to apply today. 

By checking this site often, you can learn more about the Zoo and what we have to offer.


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Memphis, TN 38112
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