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Working for the Zoo


Sunset Zoo employs over twenty full-time staff and a variety of part-time and seasonal positions. The Zoo is a division of the City of Manhattan's Park & Recreation Department. As such, employees of the Zoo are City of Manhattan employees. Employment is handled through the City of Manhattan's Human Resources Department.

Employee Benefits


Dependent on the eligibility of the position, Zoo employees receive a variety of benefits through the City of Manhattan's employee benefits program.

Current Job Openings


Visit the City of Manhattan's website for the most up-to-date listing of job openings and application requirements. Many openings require candidates to complete a City of Manhattan Online Job Application, which can also be found at the link above.

Regular Full-Time or Part-Time Positions

No openings currently.

Temporary/Seasonal Positions


Program Assistant with the Education Department