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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Last Admission 4:00 pm
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Ticket Prices Adult (13-64) $25.95
Senior (65+) $24.95
Children (2-12) $17.95
Child under 2 FREE
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229 Safari Lane
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Employment Opportunities

Full-Time and Part-Time Positions Available
  • Virginia Safari Park is a non-smoking workplace.
  • Must have a neat, clean appearance.
  • No visible tattoos or piercings.
  • Must have great people skills..
  • Apply in person or email resume to appropriate address.

When: Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm
Where: Virginia Safari Park Gift Shop

Currrent Openings
Guest services attendant and wagon driver applications

Please send resumes to: Hope
Email: gsmanager@virginiasafaripark.com

Guest Services Attendant

Gift Shop attendants work with the guests in a friendly and personable manner on a day-to-day basis. Attendant work in concessions, admission ticketing and gift sales.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 16 years or older
  • Non-smoking
  • Must have a desire to serve the public and be able to deal positively and effectively with the public.
  • Must have good communication skills and actions.
  • Must be a positive role model in behavior and actions.
  • Must work weekends, holidays, and any school breaks.
  • Be able to reach, stoop, and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to lift 35lbs or more.
On-the-job training provided, applicants must be friendly and detail-oriented, while working in a fast-paced environment. Flexible shifts, full-time and part-time available.

Please send resumes to: Sarah
Email: director@virginiasafaripark.com

Other Positions

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Landscaper/Horticulturist:
Degree, or advanced training, in horticulture preferred. Responsible for the overall appearance, planting, and care of all plants. Includes lawn maintenance, including operation of zero-turn mowers, weed-eaters, and other equipment. Will oversee other groundskeepers in team. Includes mulching, some mowing as needed, etc.

Maintenance Department: Construction, Carpentry:
Construction: Must be familiar with common building practices and regulations. Must be able to work with existing crew members and identify and resolve issues as they arise. General construction skills/carpentry skills/metal siding & roofing preffered. Plumbing/electrical/concrete work is a bonus.

Mechanical/Automotive Attendants:
Be able to maintain fleet of vehicles and equipment, including basic maintenance of tractors, mowers, etc. Must be familiar with operation and general maintenance of standard farm machinery. Ability to operate farm vehicles, skid steers, backhoes, and bulldozers is prefferend.

Weekend Parking Attendants:
Seasonal, part-time work assisting guests with parking. Must be energetic, friendly, and great with the public and able to work weekends and holidays.

Groundskeepers:
Maintains park grounds, including walkways, railings, etc. Picks up and empties trash, insures grounds are continually monitored. May include lawn maintenance, including operation of zero-turn mowers, weed-eaters, and other equipment.

Custodians: General custodial duties as needed throughout the park to maintain a clean facility for our guests.

Please send resumes to: Becky Huels, with experience and work availability
Email: office@virginiasafaripark.com

Please send resumes to: Don, other positions applications
Email: facilities@virginiasafaripark.com

Full Time Zoo Keepers

Virginia Safari Park, a 180-acre drive through zoo and breeding center, is expanding and searching for additional keepers. We maintain an inventory of 1000+ specimens comprised of large groups of hoofed stock as well as a “Safari Village” comprised of primates, large cats, a walk-through aviary, reptiles, and domestic petting area. We currently have full time openings in our safari area and a full time and seasonal openings in our village area. These positions require a person with excellent observational skills and a strong work ethic. All keepers will be responsible for the daily care of the animals. Full time keepers are required to maintain their animal records as well as assist in breeding programs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS in an animal science, biology, or science related field is preferred
  • Experience may be substituted for a degree
  • For the safari: domestic hoof stock experience is acceptable
  • Minimum of 6 months paid animal care experience
  • Strong work ethic, good physical conditions and a willingness to learn
  • Must be able to adhere to our strict personal appearance requirements
  • Maintain a non-smoking work environment
  • Have the ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Experience in using or willing to learn to use trucks, tractors, and other types of equipment
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Weekend and holiday work are required
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Competitive salary, insurance, paid sick/vacation time, and 401k options available.

Please send resumes to: Sarah
Email: director@virginiasafaripark.com
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