Current openings

Thank you for your interest in Niabi Zoo, an Equal Opportunity Employer*. Niabi Zoo is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining highly qualified employees for a variety of unique career opportunities. These include positions in conservation education, animal care, guest services, facility maintenance, administration, and more!

We are currently hiring for the following positions!


Maintenance Laborer seasonal job description

Gift Shop seasonal job description



How to apply

1. Download application

Click the button to download our employment application. Please make sure to review the job description before submitting an application.

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2. Email applications to:

Hannah Stockton-hstockton@niabizoo.com

3. Mail applications to:

          Rock Island County Forest Preserve District

ATTN: Niabi Zoo
19406 Loud Thunder Road
Illinois City, IL 61259

*The Rock Island County Forest Preserve District (the governing body of Niabi Zoo) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability that does not preclude performance of essential job duties, or any other status protected by law. RICFPD supports and promotes workforce diversity and strives to foster a work environment of respect and inclusiveness where the contributions of all workers are valued and recognized.