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DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Development Administrative Assistant position provides administrative support for the Dallas Zoo’s development department. This individual facilitates outstanding service to board members, donors, volunteers, members and Dallas Zoo Management staff.



SHOW ANIMAL SPECIALIST (FULL-TIME)

Primary duties include care and presentation of African animals at the Wild Encounters Stage, narration and operation of the Safari Monorail Ride, and interpretation throughout the Wilds of Africa area of the zoo. Responsible for delivering dynamic guest experiences on a daily basis. (WOA Interpretive Specialist)



RECEPTIONIST

Manages the administration building lobby area. Greets and directs visitors and answers incoming calls. Provides some administrative support.



STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST

The Stewardship Specialist position is responsible for the stewardship of members and donors to the Dallas Zoo and for providing administrative support for the Director of Advancement Services.



Dallas Zoo welcomes two new monkey babies

There’s a primate baby boom this spring at the Dallas Zoo, upping the adorable quotient at Texas’s oldest and largest zoo. A new mandrill arrived on Friday and a new titi monkey was born on March 11.



AFTER CAMP INSTRUCTOR (PART-TIME, SEASONAL POSITIONS)

Observe and monitor children in an after camp setting at the Dallas Zoo or Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park. Summer schedule will be Monday-Friday afternoons, up to 20 hours/week. Candidates must be available beginning June 17th through August 16th. This is a non benefited, seasonal position.



PROJECT MANAGER

This position is primarily responsible for managing the construction process for assigned capital improvements, from conceptual design through construction completion.



‘American Idol’ star Jessica Sanchez to perform at Dallas Zoo

Jessica Sanchez, the popular, big-voiced teenager who was the runner-up to Phillip Phillips in Season 11 of “American Idol,” will perform a free concert at the Dallas Zoo on Saturday, April 5.



Dallas Zoo welcomes new chimpanzee baby

Valentine’s Day seems the perfect time to announce the newest adorable addition to the Dallas Zoo: a chimpanzee baby born Jan. 26, the second for mother Ramona.



ELEPHANT KEEPER

Responsible for the care, husbandry, and training of the African Elephants. We are a protected contact elephant program, with multiple African elephants in a mixed species exhibit.




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