Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo to hire 75 employees

Saturday Forecast
Saturday Forecast

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Nearly 500 people came out to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s job fair on Saturday.

Zoo officials said they are looking to hire 75 employees for the upcoming season. Most of the positions available are related to guest service.

“We see half a million people at the zoo every year. That’s a lot of guests. We want to treat them all well, so we’re looking for folks with exceptional customer service skills,” Cheryl Piropato, education and communications director at the zoo, said.

If you missed the job fair but are still interested in applying, you can find applications on the zoo’s website.

The zoo opens on April 26. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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