Careers

Guest Services Attendant

Roer’s Zoofari is seeking a few outstanding SEASONAL Guest Services Attendants through the end of the summer. Guest Services Attendants at Roer’s Zoofari are knowledgeable, efficient, and willing to go the extra mile to facilitate positivity for the guests.  Attendants will work in stations including the Gift Shop, the Admissions Booth, and the snack concession area.  Attendants will be trained on how to answer frequently asked questions, as well as how to manage and decompress stressful situations.  Attendants are expected to maintain a cheerful and welcoming disposition as the work pace fluctuates, and work within the entire zoo team to accomplish common goals. Seasonal staff are always considered for permanent positions; a great way to get a foot in the door.

To apply, download application below and email completed form to: [email protected]

 

Summer Camp Day Counselor

The goal of our summer camp is to inspire the next generation to protect wildlife by sparking a connection with animals and nature, through hands-on investigation and team building. We are looking for a enthusiastic leader comfortable handling program animals and working with up to 20 children. The Safari Counselor will be expected to lead campers through camp days filled with learning activities and projects. Staff are expected to approach each day and its unique challenges with enthusiasm, patience, and a sense of humor. The Safari Camp Staff should focus on making memories, building bonds, and having the best day ever with their campers – every day.

Position is Monday-Friday, starting June 18th through August 17th.

Application instructions:

Email cover letter, resume and references to [email protected]

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Roer’s Zoofari is currently seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our knowledgeable and nurturing animal care staff.  The Vet Tech will assist veterinarians and animal care staff in the general care and health maintenance of all zoo animals. They may perform initial evaluations of animals’ conditions, clean and wrap wounds, check vital statistics, collect samples and administer medication, and other tasks as assigned. Full Time position.

To apply, download application below and email completed form to: [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roer's Wild Summer Internship

Roer’s Zoofari Park is located on 30 acres in beautiful northern Virginia, housing over 70 species. Interns can expect to gain hands on experience working directly with the animal collection alongside our trained animal care staff.  All interns start in the small mammal department and are promoted to other routines based on performance, work ethic and attitude. Roer’s Wild Internship focuses on teaching aspiring zoo professionals the importance of animal husbandry and guest experiences.  Daily tasks may include feeding, cleaning, record keeping, behavior observations, assist with medical procedures, give educational presentations to the public, develop enrichment, assist with construction and habitat maintenance, etc.

To apply, download application below and email completed form to: [email protected]