As a company that is always evolving and growing, we are constantly on the lookout for good talent.   If you have a love of animals, the outdoors and nature in general, you know how to give excellent customer service and are a kid at heart, Sarasota Jungle Gardens could be just the place for you. We invite you to explore becoming a valued team member.  Interested candidates should download and fill out the application below, and forward a resume and completed application to: marketing@sarasotajunglegardens.com


Customer Service Coordinator

  • Greet customers as they enter the gift shop
  • Sell admission to the park
  • Maintain a register and process cash & credit card payments accurately
  • Keep gift shop clean and well organized, sweep, dust, mop, and restock
  • Answering phone in a professional and informative manner.
  • Cash handling, and retail experience required
  • Friendly and engaging personality
  • Professional, confident manner
  • Detailed and organized
  • Work as part of a team
  • Able to repeatedly lift large amounts of stock
  • Passes background check and drug screen
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Reliable transportation


  • Must pay attention to detail
  • Must follow directions well
  • Must be able to work outside; able to work independently
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds independently
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Carpentry skills preferred
  • Candidates must pass a Drug Screen & Background Check.
  • Applicant must be familiar with power and hand tools
  • Experience in construction concrete application, basic plumbing and electrical a plus

Café Associate

  • Prior restaurant/food service experience
  • Reliable transportation
  • Punctual
  • Flexible schedule – able to work weekends, holidays
  • Serv Safe Certificate a plus


  • Reliable transportation
  • Able to work outside for entire day
  • Able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Knowledge of yard equipment operation i.e. lawn mowers, chain saws, leaf blowers
  • Flexible schedule – able to work weekends, holidays
  • Follow instructions and able to work independently

Animal Department Coordinator

  • Organized
  • Data entry
  • Assist Curator in Scheduling and office details
  • Computer literate
  • Vet trip and supply pick up
  • Valid and clean drivers record

Click here to complete our online Employment Application form

(941) 355-5305

3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234

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