The infant, a female, was born June 28. Her parents are Lami and George. With her birth, there are now nine Angolan colobus monkeys at Zoo Atlanta. This infant is the fifth born at the zoo. Angolan colobus infants are born solid white. They develop their parents’ black-and-white coloration as they grow older. More than 1,700 votes were cast to name her: Tisa (Swahili for “nine”), Nia (Swahili for “purpose”) or Zuli (Swahili for “beautiful”). And the overwhelming winner, with 1,018 votes, is Zuli (sou

Zoo Atlanta looks to fill seasonal positions at job fair

Pandas and elephants and monkeys, oh my! If you’re enthusiastic about working around animals and like chatting with people, Zoo Atlanta is looking to fill up to 100 seasonal positions.

The Zoo will host a job fair on Saturday, Feb. 1 for the temporary workers.

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Positions available include rides attendant, gift shop cashier, guest experience ambassador, summer camp instructor and ropes course guide.

Those interested in applying should apply online in advance and bring a resume with them. 

During the job fair, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., candidates will have a chance to talk one-one-one with a Zoo Atlanta hiring manager. 

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Relevant experience is preferred for some of the positions, but overall the zoo says it’s looking for dependable, enthusiastic and outgoing candidates.

If that’s you, more information can be found here.

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The job fair will be held at Conservation Action Resource Center (ARC) at Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta.

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