Saint Louis Zoo Application & Careers

Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis zoo is a get-away terminus that brings more than eighteen thousand wild animals and three million visitors annually. It is known for its original approaches to animal management, wildlife upkeep, research and is located on 90 acreages in fine-looking forest park and a home to more than 560 species of creatures.

It was founded in 1904 by Smithsonian Institution as a flight cage and zoological society of Saint Louis. Later the name was changed to Saint Louis zoo. It has a workforce of 2139 employed on separate is governed by the Missouri state government.

The zoo was named American #1 by Zagat Survey and has been protecting the most endangered species in the world. It has been a source of science education and promotes it through matched the Kresge’s foundation challenge to match a 1.5 million dollar grant. The zoo has developed the first contraceptive product in 2002, for the first time in 25 years.

Employees are offered free lunch, parking and visiting the animals during the breaks. Permanent employees get health insurance, financial retirement plan such as 401k plan, maternity and paternity leave, sick days and employment assistance programs among others.

How old do you have to be to work at Saint Louis Zoo?

Basically for one to be an employee in the zoo, one must have a high school diploma or a trade degree in the required has to be 18 years old and above to work in the zoo. Employees who enjoy wildlife and tourism enjoy working here.

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