Thank you for your interest in Niabi Zoo, an Equal Opportunity Employer*. Niabi Zoo is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining highly qualified employees.As a 24/7 environment, we have a variety unique career opportunities, including positions in education, animal management, maintenance, administration, guest services, and more!

At Niabi Zoo, our employees enjoy the most unique experiences in the Quad Cities. Because of this, working at the Zoo is more than just a job. We encourage our employees to develop an appreciation for animals, the natural world, and the importance of conservation, both locally and globally.

If you are looking for a unique employment opportunity that requires hard work but offers a fun and engaging experience, you've come to the right place.

Job Openings

The following year round positions are open for application at Niabi Zoo:

Animal Handler I (Zookeeper)


Application Materials

Rock Island County Forest Preserve District Employment Application

*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.

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