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The Air Zoo currently has full-time and part-time openings available. If you would like to be considered for any of the open positions listed below, please submit a resume and cover letter to

Applications are held for 90 days.

Available Positions

Part Time Postions

For part time positions, please download an application here, or pick one up at the Air Zoo's ticket counter. Fill out and email (preferred) to, or drop off/mail to the Air Zoo, ATTN: Sue Markus, 6151 Portage Rd, Portage MI, 49002

Part-time Ride Operators needed immediately

Applicants MUST be able to work weekends and MUST be at least 18 years of age. All qualified candidates MUST pass a drug test.
Experience working with the public preferred but not required.

Public Programming Staff
Assist with Overnight Programs, Birthday Parties,and various Air Zoo events,
MUST be available to work most weekends
Experience working with children a plus

Please check back for future job openings.


  • Collections Assistant (Intern) - Acquires, prepares and catalogs new materials and artifacts. Maintains database of collection contents/artifacts, and oversees the storage and handling of the collection.
  • Events Specialist (Intern) - Assists Events team with: event planning, meetings and phone calls with customers, data entry of event information, set up for special events.
  • Aircraft Restoration and Maintenance Intern: Ensures that museum aircraft remain in top condition for the public's enjoyment. Participates in aircraft restoration and maintenance activities.

For more information, contact Tamra Stafford via email by clicking HERE, or by phone via 269.350.2815.


We are always looking for volunteers! If you'd like to volunteer for the Air Zoo, please check out our volunteer page.

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