The Bramble Park Zoo is hiring paid and unpaid employees for the summer.

Current job opportunities include:

Visitor Services/Concessions part-time

Rate of Pay:  $8.50 – $9.00 per hour, depending on experience.


Hours:  April – September; hours vary between 7:00 am – 9:30 pm; weekdays, weekends and holidays; possibly weekends year-round.


Duties:  Under the supervision of the Office/Visitor’s Services Manager and zoo personnel, the daily operation of the admissions, concessions and gift areas.  This will include, but is not limited to, the following:

1.  Operation of the cash registers and concession equipment

2.  Taking admissions and concession/gift shop money

3.  Providing concessions, gifts and general information to the public

4.  Opening and closing routines

5.  Maintenance of a clean facility

6.  Selling Lake Area Zoological Society memberships

7.  May assist with educational programs

8.  Other duties as assigned


Desirable Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age; must demonstrate the ability to operate a cash register and other concession equipment; must be accurate with admissions and revenues; must have a working knowledge of positive public relations; must be able to give directions to patrons.


Send City of Watertown application or call:

Kim Konrad, Office/Visitor Services Manager

Bramble Park Zoo
PO Box 910
Watertown, SD 57201-0910
605-882-5232 – FAX

 Updated: 2/20/15 KK

Part-time Volunteer Coordinator (unpaid with a flexible schedule)

Part-time Education Assistant  (unpaid with a flexible schedule)

Interested candidates should complete a City of Watertown application. Applications can be mailed or emailed to Jaime Stricker, Zoo Educator, PO Box 910, Watertown, SD  57201 or

The Bramble Park Zoo is owned and operated by the City of Watertown. Click here for the NEW City of Watertown application (updated 1/14/15)