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Open Positions

Join our Wonderfully Wild Team

Are you ready for your next wonderfully wild adventure? A career with The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is waiting for you. Together, our team members work to further our mission of desert conservation and inspire guests to care for the natural world. We offer competitive benefits and a fun, engaging, and impactful place to work. Join the team making a difference for wildlife and wild places!

All candidates must be 18+, eligible to work in the United States, and pass a background check prior to employment with The Living Desert. Some positions require proof of vaccination from COVID-19, including booster.


Animal Care Keeper - Wildlife Connections

Assistant Animal Care Curator

Browse Coordinator

Catering Associate

Collections Gardener

Collections Gardener II


Data Analyst

Director of Animal Care and Health

Food Service Associate

Graphic Designer

Guest Services Associate - Seasonal

Maintenance Technician - Plumber

Major Gifts Officer

Manager of Guest Relations

Membership Coordinator

People and Culture Assistant (HR)

Preventative Maintenance Technician

Public Events Coordinator

Retail Sales Associate (Seasonal)

Sous Chef

Tour Guide/Driver - How We Zoo It

Volunteer Support Staff - Trains

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