Phone  (219) 873-1510

April 1 - Memorial Day
10 am - 4 pm
Memorial - Labor Day
10 am - 5 pm
Labor Day - October 31
10 am - 4 pm
November 1 - March 31
Closed for winter
* Last entry 1 hour before closing

Phone
(219) 873-1510
Address
115 Lakeshore Drive
Michigan City, IN 46360

April 1 - Memorial Day
10 am - 4 pm
Memorial - Labor Day
10 am - 5 pm
Labor Day - October 31
10 am - 4 pm
* Last entry 1 hour before closing

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Latest Happenings at the Zoo

 

Have you ever thought about working at the Zoo? 

 

 

Are you between the ages of 18 - 99 and thinking about your summer work plans? We are looking for a few people who are energetic, friendly, outgoing, reliable & dependable, with a positive attitude for seasonal positions and internships!

For questions or internship information please contact the Zoo at 219.873.1510 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All applications for the paid seasonal positions must be submitted into the Personnel department at the Michigan City Hall at http://www.emichigancity.com/cityhall/personnel.

Animal Care 
Task include but are not limited to: cleaning, feeding, making diets, basic maintenance of areas, safety, record keeping and enrichment. Also all Zoo positions also assist in grounds maintenance and visitor presentations.

 

Summer Camp 
 Assist in the summer camp educational programs. Enthusiastically presents planned activities, leads zoo and garden tours in an age-appropriate manner that is fun and engaging. The position also requires some daily animal care and handling training, as well as assist in the diet kitchen, visitor presentations and with grounds maintenance when camps are not in session.

 

Aviary attendant 
The attendant is stationed in the open air aviary and are tasked with maintaining the security and safety of the birds, as well as selling seed sticks while also interpreting the exhibit to guests.

 

Train Engineer 
Attendants are responsible for providing a safe and entertaining train ride for our guests. They also provide front line guest service, handle train ticket sales, and other operational positions in the Train area. Applicants should possess the following qualifications:
Safely operate miniature train ride, provide excellent guest service, communicate effectively and comfortably in public.

 

Concession Attendant
Food Service staff are responsible for assuring the quality of food, safety, sanitation, the quality of service, and cleanliness of the restaurant, as well as contributes to a quality guest experience.