Author Archives: Denise


MEMBERSHIP SPECIALIST

The Membership Specialist will coordinate the Dallas Zoo membership renewal and recruitment campaigns. To build our membership base and encourage advanced giving, the Membership Specialist will create, write, and execute customized member communications. They will utilize email marketing services to add personalized touch-points to our current renewal stream. They will work closely with external design agencies on the creation of direct mail collateral. They will serve as an “expert” on membership and interact daily with our sales, processing, and booth staff. They will attend local events to promote membership and leverage our existing corporate sponsorships to recruit new members. The position reports to the Director of Membership.



ANIMAL KEEPER I – BIRDS

Performs complete animal care work which includes food preparation, pest control, exhibit maintenance, feeding and cleaning exhibits for a variety of animals to ensure proper care and safety of animals.



WILDLIFE SHOW SPECIALIST I (Part-Time)

This variable hour, part-time position (24 hours per week) is responsible for training and presenting wildlife programming at the Dallas Zoo’s Wildlife Amphitheater. Encourages and facilitates a strong team, work ethic and positive attitude in the work environment at all times. The Animal Keeper I (Wildlife Show Trainer) will work with a team of Trainers to ensure that animals are utilized safely and appropriately to provide fun and engaging wildlife presentations that convey the Dallas Zoo’s Mission of Conserving Wildlife and Inspiring a Passion for Nature.



ANIMAL KEEPER II (HERPETOLOGIST)

The Dallas Zoo is seeking a highly motivated herpetologist to join our team. This person will be responsible for the direct care of amphibians and reptiles participating in all aspects of the Dallas Zoo herp program, including husbandry, education and conservation activities.



Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on motorized equipment, vehicles powered by gas, diesel engines and electric motors. Assists other employees as needed.



OUTREACH SPECIALIST I

The Animal Outreach Department is responsible for training and presenting wildlife programming to the community including local schools, churches, civic groups, and community events. It also serves as an animal resource for various Zoo activities, both on and off site, including Education Department programs, media appearances, and Special Event functions. Encourages and facilitates a strong team, work ethic and positive attitude in the work environment at all times. The Outreach Specialist I will work with a team of trainers to ensure that animals are utilized safely and appropriately to provide fun and engaging wildlife presentations that convey the Dallas Zoo’s Mission of Conserving Wildlife and Inspiring a Passion for Nature.



PLUMBER’S HELPER

This is an entry level position in the plumbing field to assist Master & Journeyman plumbers performing work involving the maintenance, repair and new construction within the confines of the Dallas Zoo and the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park.



SAFETY OFFICER

Assure staff and contractor compliance with OSHA regulations, investigate accidents and incidents, provide training on appropriate safety topics, and manage 3rd party safety inspections and permits.



How do you introduce lions? Very carefully

Some people have magical, undeniable chemistry at first glance, while others slowly grow into it, and some can’t stand the sight of one other instantaneously. The same goes for the animal kingdom.



GUEST SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES (TEMP POSITIONS)

This temporary position is responsible for processing sales quickly, efficiently and accurately while maintaining outstanding customer service.




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