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Join the Air Zoo team!

If you would like to be considered for any of the open positions listed below, please follow the instructions at the the end of each posting. The Air Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applications are held for 90 days.


Full-Time Positions

Position Title: Director of Development
Supervisor: President/CEO

Status: Full-time. Exempt

The Opportunity:

Do the words strategy, cultivation, development, advancement, legacy, growth and innovation generate more energy and excitement than your morning pot of coffee? Do you consider yourself a whiz at fund development, capital campaigns, donor relations and building philanthropic corporate relationships? If you answered yes – you may very well be the super-human we are looking for. The Air Zoo Leadership Team is searching for a motivated, organized, innovative and relationship savvy individual to lead their Fund Development Programs, to create new and sustainable corporate relationships, and to help develop and lead the execution of the Air Zoo’s impending capital campaign – we have BIG exciting plans.  Still reading and brimming with excitement? Well then, you may be the perfect addition to this dynamic team. 

What the Air Zoo is providing:

  • Compensation commensurate with experience in a range of $65,000 to $85,000 per year.
  • Benefits – medical, dental and vision; long term, short term disability; life insurance, AD&D, 403b, paid time off.
  • Membership in the number one aerospace and science museum in the world.

How to apply:


Part-Time Positions

Position Title: Guest Experience Ambassador

Supervisor: Guest Experience Manager
Status: Part-time; non-exempt

Position Objectives:
The Guest Experience Ambassador (GEA) position has direct contact with our Guests. They set the stage and atmosphere for our Guests visits. Ride Operator GEA staff are responsible for safely operating all of the Air Zoo attractions while ensuring our Guests have the best experience possible during their visit.  Point of Sale GEA staff process admission tickets and membership sales, answer phones, work in retail, and assist our Guests. Safety, customer service, professionalism and accuracy are the priority.

What we are looking for:

  • Ability to come to work as scheduled and on time.
  • Availability that is consistent from week to week including weekend days (can be adjusted by semester)
  • Availability to work some evenings, including weekends (premium pay)
  • Availability to work on holidays (premium pay)
  • Ability to engage customers by smiling, talking and helping people to have fun
  • Ability to learn about the Air Zoo so you can share that excitement with our guests

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


To apply,  please submit your application in person. You can also pick up applications at the Air Zoo's front desk. Questions regarding the position can be sent to careers@airzoo.org.

Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

The Air Zoo has many internship and volunteer opportunities available that cover a broad range of majors and interests.
Please note:   Due to the current state of affairs (COVID-19) we are not actively onboarding interns. Interested parties may still submit requests and they will be held until normal operations are back in place.  

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For more information, contact Careers@airzoo.org or by phone via 269.350.2815.  

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

The Air Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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