NYC Temporary Employment

Each year, WCS hires hundreds of temporary employees to fulfill crucial roles in providing our guests at the New York City zoos and aquarium with high-quality and meaningful experiences.

These employment opportunities are open March through October, with full-time and part-time schedules available. WCS offers a collaborative and supportive work environment that values accountability, initiative, performance, teamwork, and fun!

We want team members that are:

  • Reliable and dependable
  • Quick with a smile!
  • Outgoing, with a positive attitude
  • Ready to help customers
  • Able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Available to work weekends and holidays

It takes a large group of staff and a wide range of tasks to keep our zoos and aquarium running each day. Our parks employ temporary team members in sales, park operations, food service, cleaning & grounds-keeping, and animal care. Pay begins at $8.75 and varies by job. Incentives and promotional opportunities are also available.

Use this website to explore job openings and apply for the position that’s right for you!

Search current opportunities and apply online >>

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