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Join Our Team!

Are you interested in a job at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo? Do you have what it takes to work at the "#1 Zoo in Alabama" as voted by the 'Best of Bama' Reader's Poll? We offer a variety of seasonal, part-time and full-time employment positions, everything from groundskeeping and maintenance to retail and zookeeping, and we want the "Best" people to join our team.

If you are a passionate animal-lover, a dedicated hard worker, and seek the unique opportunity to become a part of a professional family devoted to our mission, we invite you to look over our current job listings. To apply for a position, please download the application and email it to: or pick up an application in our gift shop and apply in person.

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with all State and Federal health and safety laws. We e-verify all applications.

Open Positions

Commissary Position

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is seeking applicants for a full time, year-round position in our commissary. This position is responsible for diet preparation for the 600+ animals at the zoo, including preparing raw meat, sorting and cutting produce, laundry, and assorted daily cleaning tasks. This position does not involve animal care.

Candidates must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs and have a valid driver's license. Great attention to detail is a must, as well as a willingness to go above and beyond to make sure that all the animals have the highest level of food safety and quality

Hours for this position are 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM five days a week (including at least one weekend day each week, and holidays), but candidates must be willing to be flexible with scheduling. Download Application or pickup in the gift shop and may be submitted in person, by fax to 251-967-3358, or by email to