Job Announcement

Chicago Zoological Society......Brookfield Zoo is hiring


The Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action

employer. We strongly encourage applications and referrals of qualified individuals for all of our openings,

including women, people of color, veterans, and people with disabilities. At the Chicago Zoological Society,

we value diversity in all its dimensions and recognize the importance and benefits of a diverse workforce to our

success—to our visitors, our organizational effectiveness, to our workplace, and to be relevant and competitive in

today’s business world. Most importantly, we know it takes all people to protect and conserve animals and nature

and to achieve our mission of inspiring conservation leadership.

We encourage any assistance you might provide in announcing and promoting our many opportunities to the

audiences and constituents you serve. Applicants can search and apply for open positions through our on-line

Career Center at:

For applicants with disabilities who are unable to apply on line, we will provide a reasonable accommodation to

allow them to participate fully in the employment process. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation

may contact our Human Resource Department at 708-688-8338, via our TTY number at (708) 688-8659, or can

email us at

We thank you for your support and assistance and hope that you will have the opportunity to visit Brookfield Zoo

this year for our “Summer of Connections.” We will have a wide variety of opportunities for guests to get up and

close and personal with the animals, including a Bird Show, the ability to meet our Animal Ambassadors, and an

exciting, new Wild Encounters exhibit, scheduled to open this summer, where you will be able to interact with a

variety of animals, including parakeets, wallabies, goats, and more!

We appreciate any assistance you can provide in helping individuals to find meaningful employment, while

helping us to meet our staffing needs. If you have any questions, please contact Sandi Dornhecker, Vice President

of Human Resources at (708) 688-8334. Thank you.

Sincerely yours,

Jocilyn Floyd

SCIENCES Community Relations Coordinator