-Health & Safety Notice-
Southwick's Zoo is currently closed for the winter. Please be aware that, for the health and safety of our guests, employees, volunteers, and animals, we may postpone the opening of our 2020 season. We are closely monitoring the situation, and will post updates regarding our upcoming season as they are available.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the Southwick’s Zoo team.
We are not accpetong applications at this time. Please check back for updates.
*If you are looking for information regarding Animal Care or Education Internships with EARTH Limited and Southwick’s Zoo, click HERE.
*If you are looking for information about employment at Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern (front of house, back of house, and event staff positions), click HERE.
Requirements For All Seasonal Positions
Seasonal positions are part-time, and schedules will vary weekly for most positions.
Please review the position descriptions below before completing your application to determine which position you are best suited for. In accordance with Massachusetts child labor laws, please no applicants under 16 years of age.
- Availability: Applicants must be available to work during our normal season (April through October) including weekdays, weekends, holidays unless stated otherwise.
- All applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Please note that some positions require a minimum age of 18 years.
- All applicants must be comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions unless otherwise stated in the job position requirements.
- All job positions can be assigned additional duties as required by management.
Animal Care Positions
Please note that we do not have any zookeeper openings at this time. To inquire about future animal care employment opportunities at Southwick’s Zoo, please call 800-258-9182 ext 209 or mail your cover letter (addressed to Betsey Brewer), resume, and two professional references to:
Attn: Animal Care
2 Southwick’s Street
Mendon, MA 01756