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Thank you for your interest in joining Naples Zoo. We have hundreds of applicants each year but only a few join our select team of dedicated professionals.

Naples Zoo has partnered with PMI, a professional employer organization. Employees are hired as PMI employees to work at the Naples Zoo. Please complete the online PMI employment application and email it to

(Due to the high volume of applicants, we may not be able acknowledge receipt of your application; we will be in touch should we need additional information or select you to interview for one of our open positions.)

Employment Application

Please note: INTERNSHIP information and VOLUNTEER opportunities are listed separately.

Current Openings

Show Keeper – Birds
The Naples Zoo show team is looking for an experienced  person to join our team.  Duties include, but are not limited to, daily care and feeding of assigned animals, maintenance of animal exhibits, behavioral observations, record keeping, animal enrichment, training for presentations, assisting veterinary staff, public speaking and animal presentations. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this position. Show keepers are responsible for several daily stage presentations.

Requirements:   1 year paid zoo experience. Experience handling raptors and free-flight birds.  Ability to work weekends, holidays and evenings.

Please send cover letter, resume and references to

Horticulture Technician      40 hrs/wk     Hourly

The Horticulture Technician is responsible for landscape duties and functions as necessary to meet operating needs with a high degree of efficiency and independence to maintain performance standards. 

The horticulture technician must have the ability or the ability to learn the use of mowers, edgers, trimmers, chainsaws and other landscape equipment that pertains to the work.  The ability to drive a golf cart and tractors is also necessary for this position.  Proper safety equipment and training is provided for this job.

Send resumes to

or to address below.

Mail resumes to:

Human Resources Office, 1590 Goodlette Road, Naples FL 34102

or fax to: 239.262.6866

You can also fill out an application or drop resumes off at the zoo itself.
The zoo is conveniently located in the heart of Naples.


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