Employment opportunities at RWP Zoo range from accounting to zookeeping and more.

To apply, please submit an application, resume, and letter of interest to:

Sheri Avery, Director of HR
Roger Williams Park Zoo
1000 Elmwood Ave.
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: (401) 785-3510 ext. 314
Fax: (401) 941-3988

You may also fill out a standard employment application, and submit it via mail, email, fax or in person. Unsigned applications will not be considered.

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The Roger Williams Park Zoo is managed by RIZS, and owned by the City of Providence. Please note, some opportunities at the Zoo, including animal care and veterinary technician positions, are under city employment and have different benefits than what are offered by RIZS. For more information about benefits offered by the City of Providence, visit their website>

Ever wonder what it might be like to (literally) work at a zoo?

Roger Williams Park Zoo offers a wide variety of career opportunities, from accounting to zoo keeping and everything in between. Our employees are dedicated individuals who pride themselves on upholding the Zoo's mission to improve guests' understanding of and appreciation for the natural world, as well our work in the conservation of the earth’s animals, plants and other natural resources.

The Zoo’s various departments include animal care and veterinary medicine, conservation and research, education, guest relations, marketing and public relations, development and fundraising, operations, exhibits and horticulture and more.