Woodland Park Zoo

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Accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, award-winning Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle is famed for pioneering naturalistic exhibits and setting a standard for zoos all over the world. The zoo is helping to save endangered species in Washington State and around the world. By inspiring visitors and others to learn, care and act, Woodland Park Zoo is making a difference in our planet's future.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining highly qualified employees. As a 24/7 environment, we have a variety of career opportunities, including positions in animal management, development, education, facilities, horticulture, guest services, information technology, marketing, retail, security and more. At the zoo, employment is more than just a job. Employees are able to develop their appreciation of animals, the natural world and the need for conservation on a local and global level, while contributing their specific skills and talents to our mission: Woodland Park Zoo saves animals and their habitats through conservation leadership and engaging experiences, inspiring people to learn, care and act.


Contact information

Date Founded: 1899

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Phone: 206-548-2500

5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98103, US

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