Denver Zoo
  • Guest Operations - Admissions
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • 11.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

These are temporary/seasonal positions and as such are not eligible for benefits at this time.

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, education, and guest experience. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We provide extraordinary experiences every day for our animals and visitors and our core values of Protect, Honor, Innovate, Serve, Engage, and Empower are evident in everything we do.  We value the different strengths our staff bring to Denver Zoo. We expect our staff to embrace and to commit to our core behaviors for engagement: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence.

Denver Zoo is seeking Seasonal Admissions Cashiers to provide efficient, courteous, and accurate collection of Denver Zoo admission fees. Schedules and hours may vary depending on staffing and weather conditions. We are open 7 days a week between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM.  Applicants must be able to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays. Individuals who are fluent in Spanish and English are encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides efficient and accurate collection of Zoo admission fees.
  • Provides friendly and courteous service to all guests and departments.
  • Makes change and issues receipts to all paying visitors.
  • Utilizes "Point-of-Sale" equipment.
  • Reconciles cash drawer at the end of each shift and prepares reports of transactions.
  • Maintains appropriate standards of safety for handling and transporting money.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and appearance.
  • Adheres to and promotes Denver Zoo's mission, core values, and strategic initiatives.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Denver Zoo's Safety & Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.
  • Value and consistently apply Denver Zoo's ROADMAP (Reaching Our Audiences by Developing Mission Aligned Programs) process and resources in engaging and educating guests at Denver Zoo.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs various duties as assigned. 


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum of six months previous cashier and customer service experience.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer software applications.
  • Able to work in a confined space for several hours at a time.
  • Able to work a flexible work schedule.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands for this position are low. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; also, reach, stoop and kneel.  Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception vision and ability to adjust focus. The position requires both mental and visual concentration.

Work Environment:

This position requires a substantial amount of contact with staff, volunteers, and other departments. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to medium.

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is temporary/seasonal positions and as such are not eligible for benefits at this time.


This position is opened until filled



Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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