Home Found the below on a their website as I was researching Zoo's in the USA Southern States. Thought it was interesting not least by the number of people it ruled output by its requirements! Now Hiring Zookeepers! We are currently taking applications for full and part-time zookeepers. All applicants must: Apply in person Be 18 years or older Have your own transportation Be able to lift and carry 40 lbs. Like manual labor and not mind the weather hot or cold Consent to background check and random drug testing No excessive piercing, tattoos or unusually colored hair.