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ZOO KEEPER II

Keepers are responsible for all aspects of animal care for the area species, which include: tigers, lions, cheetahs, mountain lions, ocelots, bobcat, giant anteaters and Asian small-clawed otters. Keepers also provide educational experiences for guests through daily demonstrations and keeper talks. Keepers participate in operant conditioning programs, and perform exhibit maintenance and improvements.



MARKETING SPECIALIST

The Marketing Specialist provides traffic and other support for the marketing program of the Dallas Zoo and the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park and facilitates marketing initiatives, including deadline monitoring, promotion coordination, materials and advertising production and some copy development.



HOSPITAL KEEPER II

Provides daily husbandry and enrichment for hospitalized and quarantined animals. Maintains the hospital and quarantine buildings in a manner that exceeds USDA and AZA standards. Checks animals into quarantine. Acts as a veterinary assistant as necessary.



Public gets to name Dallas Zoo’s baby giraffe

The donor who paid $50,000 to name the Dallas Zoo’s baby giraffe is opening the choice up for a public vote! Starting today (Wednesday, Nov. 5), the zoo will launch a voting contest on its website (www.DallasZoo.com), where participants can select from three names chosen by the donor.



CHILDREN’S ZOO SPECIALIST I (FULL-TIME)

Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo is focused on developing empathy for nature and wildlife through interactive programming for children and families. The area’s programming is delivered throughout the day requiring extensive contact with guests. Children’s Zoo Specialists are both interpreters and animal care specialists. This position is responsible for the animal husbandry and care of domestic and exotic animals used for programming, contact and exhibit. Children’s Zoo Specialists develop and deliver interpretive presentations and activities for contact yards, interactive aviary, nature-based play and learning facilities as well as deliver keeper chats. This position also assists in mentoring the area’s youth volunteers and interns.



IT’S A BOY! Dallas Zoo welcomes a (really) long-legged baby

The Dallas Zoo has welcomed a leggy, 6-foot-tall baby giraffe, born Sunday to first-time mother Chrystal. The energetic male calf weighs about 120 pounds and appears to be healthy.



IT’S A BOY! Meet our new long-legged baby

The Dallas Zoo has welcomed a leggy, 6-foot-tall baby giraffe, born Sunday to first-time mother Chrystal. The energetic male calf weighs about 120 pounds and appears to be healthy.



GRANT WRITER ASSOCIATE

Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Grant Writer Associate conducts research, prepares grant proposals and reports and maintains a grant database. The Grant Writer Associate works with the Development Team to ensure that fundraising goals are achieved.



ADVANCEMENT SERVICES DATABASE ASSISTANT

As one of the resident experts in Raiser’s Edge for the Dallas Zoo, the Database Assistant position is responsible for the day-to-day input of data into Raiser’s Edge, as well as the execution of queries.



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS for DESIGN-BUILD SERVICES: RFP No. 390-0115

Dallas Zoo Management, Inc. (DZM) is seeking Design-Build Services for new facilities, facility renovations, site work improvements, utility installation and upgrades, and other miscellaneous projects at the Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park. DZM will review and select a Design-Build Contractor (DBC) based on qualified RFP proposals submitted in compliance with this solicitation. Upon evaluation, DZM will select the contractor or contractors that meet the qualifications and provide the best value to DZM.




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