Lowry Park Zoo Reviews

Updated Aug 29, 2020

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  1. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lowry Park Zoo full-time

    Pros

    All the employees are so passionate about the care and conservation of the animals. Lends to a great day at work each day!

    Cons

    In the summer it gets really hot working outside, but management makes sure staff get breaks and lots of water.

  2. "zoo photographer"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Zoo Photographer in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lowry Park Zoo part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    it was fun and challenging

    Cons

    the management and shifts were bad

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  3. "There are better opportunities out there."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Guest Experience Guide in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Lowry Park Zoo part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and working with animals

    Cons

    Management would not listen to concerns or complaints of workers. The pay for both full-time and part-time positions is abysmal considering that they ask for college graduates.

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  4. "Extremely unorganized with a toxic environment"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Lowry Park Zoo full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There were no pros to the job

    Cons

    over worked and under paid

  5. "great"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lowry Park Zoo full-time

    Pros

    working with animals, location, area

    Cons

    pay, management, outlook, guest, coworkers

  6. "Guest services"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lowry Park Zoo part-time

    Pros

    Outdoors, memberships, employee events, flexibility, and training.

    Cons

    Pay, benefits, hours, opportunity, repetition

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  7. "Guest Service Representative"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Tampa, FL
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Lowry Park Zoo part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very fun, high energy environment

    Cons

    The angry customers, short staff all the time it seems, 12+ hour days on event nights

  8. "Customer Service Representative"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lowry Park Zoo

    Pros

    Welcoming team and great people to work with.

    Cons

    There are occasional night or odd-hour shifts. You get paid time and a half for them.

  9. "Great people, low pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Lowry Park Zoo part-time

    Pros

    You get to work with great people - and animals :) Employment comes with complimentary membership to zoo, FL aquarium, and MOSI. Can get limited free admission to many FL attractions.

    Cons

    Pay is not worth the work that is required of you. Long hours in the heat and rain.

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  10. "Good but not Great"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lowry Park Zoo part-time

    Pros

    Free zoo membership, free admission to select attrations

    Cons

    Long hours, hard to communicate to management

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