Bear’s Den Café Staff

The Bear’s Den Cafe at Buttonwood Park Zoo accepts applications for experienced staff during its hiring season (February – June). Positions are part time, seasonal, weather dependent. Weekend availability is expected.

Part-time pay: $11/hour
Reports to: Café Manager
Commitment: 10-20 hours/week, seasonally more hours available
Deadline: Rolling hiring process, apply today!


  • Set up, breakdown and daily cleaning of Café and Kitchen
  • Set up and break down of Café and Rental units for parties and events
  • Above incudes lifting and moving of tables, chairs and other light equipment
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Represent the Zoo professionally


  • 18+ years old
  • One or more years of experience in food service including grill, fryolator, sandwich/salad station , customer service and cash register
  • Ability to accept direction , to multi task and to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to keep busy, to work independently, and with co-workers

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
Buttonwood Park Zoological Society
ATTN: Café Manager
425 Hawthorn St.
New Bedford, MA 02740