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Employment

The Buttonwood Park Zoo and Zoological Society employ many talented people with a variety of backgrounds.

Available Positions Within the Buttonwood Park Zoo:

Please check the City of New Bedford’s website for application instructions.

The City of New Bedford employs the Administrative, Animal Care, Education, Maintenance and Veterinary Staff. Visit the City of New Bedford’s website for more information about employment with the City of New Bedford.

Available Positions Within the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society:

The Buttonwood Park Zoological Society employs staff in the following areas: Membership, Gift Store, Café, Train, Carousel, Overnights, Scout Programs and Special Events.

Don’t see any open positions that fit what you’re looking for?  Volunteering is a wonderful way to gain direct experience.  For more information about volunteering at the Zoo, please visit our Volunteer Page.

A baby red panda!? 

On June 4th, the BPZOO welcomed the first red panda cub to be born here in its 126 year history!

Congratulations to first time parents - Marie and Jacob