Lion Country Safari is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Current Employment Positions
Lion Country Safari accepts employment applications for all departments. Please visit our office during normal business hours (9:00 – 5:00 every day) and fill out an application, download an application (pdf format), fill out our online employment application, or send your resume and application to: Arlene Costigan, Human Resources Administrator Lion Country Safari 2003 Lion Country Safari Road Loxahatchee, FL 33470
Fax: (561) 793-9603
The employment application can be viewed using the current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the current version here.
Entry Level Positions
We have entry level positions available for Amusement Park Operators, Food Service Workers and Cashiers. Part time and full time positions are available. Please fill out on line application or download PDF application, and email to Work@lioncountrysafari.com, or fax to 561-793-9603. All positions DFWP/EOE.
Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
Amusement Park Operators
Entertainment-Amusement Park Operators, must be able to swim. Full Time only and must be available for weekends/holidays.
Cashier/line server Full time for fast food /cafeteria style restaurant with heavy volume lunch traffic. Must be available to work weekends and holidays.
Landscaper with experience in basic landscape equipment – weed eater, edger, chain saws, lawnmowers etc. and general maintenance around a camp ground. Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays and have reliable transportation.
Front Desk Position
Excellent customer service with cashier expertise for front-line position. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays. Bilingual is a plus.
Retail Stock Clerk Position
FT. Retail Stock Clerk position, Computer savvy, outgoing, applicants must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays. Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.
Janitorial Staff with experience to keep an amusement park clean. Must be able to work weekends and holidays and have reliable transportation.
ASE Certified Mechanic
Full Time, ASE Certified, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience. Ford Fleet, Electrical and A/C Certifications are a plus.
Clinical Experience (to be gained during program): Large, diverse collection affords clinical experience with multiple species in a semi-free-ranging setting on ~350 acres. Student will be involved with non-domestic hoofstock field immobilization preparation/participation/research. Large chimpanzee collection, rhinos, lions, and giraffe also highlight the mammal collection. Psittacines, ratites, tortoises, and other bird and reptile species provide opportunities for additional exotic animal experience.
Research: Student is expected to complete a project on a topic of his/her choice. Case-based research is also encouraged.
Allied Institutions: Other large zoos are 30min to 2 hours away. Externship is full-time on-site at LCS.
Responsibilities: Student is involved in all aspects of this zoological park’s veterinary program. Daily assignments include patient care, treatments/cleaning, keeper communications, hospital and equipment upkeep, field procedure preparation and breakdown, assistance with medical records, diagnostic techniques, radiology, necropsy, etc.
Duration: Minimum 8 weeks required.
Application Requests: A completed application form, Curriculum vitae, letter of intent, one letter of reference, the names of 2 people who can be contacted for a reference, 2-3 choices for time slot. An application form can be obtained by contacting the program coordinator as indicated above.
Application Deadline: Students are selected on a first come, first served basis
Class Standing: Fourth year veterinary students preferred, DVM graduates also accepted
Compensation: Minimum Wage
Housing: Arranged by student
Transportation: Arranged by student
Insurance: Workman’s compensation. Must have valid driver’s license
Expenses: None anticipated
TB test/ Vaccinations: Current TB test (within 6 months) and Rabies titer, current tetanus vaccination recommended
Does the program accept international applicants: not at this time
Misc: DFWP/EOE, successful applicant must pass a drug test.
Contact: Dr. Elizabeth Hammond
Position (of contact): Veterinarian
Phone: (561) 793-1084 x 2320
FAX: (561) 793-9603