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Work Where You Play!

Do you love animals? Come work with us at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium! Jobs and internships here go from grounds and operations to animal care, from education to visitor services. You’ll join a friendly community of people who care for animals—just like you.

As part of Metro Parks Tacoma, we offer some of the best benefits packages around. And we’re a great team – humans and animals alike.

Join Our Team


High Schoolers

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Looking for a job shadow or career information? Check out our Career Discovery Programs and Career Day information. Many of these opportunities may satisfy your school’s job shadow or service requirements.