Category Archives: Zoo Openings


ADMNIISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

This Administrative Assistant position primarily provides clerical administrative support to the Vice-President of Conservation & Education.



INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER

The Individual Giving Manager is responsible for working with the Director of Development and the Development Team to achieve the Department’s individual giving fundraising goals and providing stewardship to individual and foundation donors. This position is also responsible for managing and developing strategies for growth of the Dallas Zoo’s President’s Circle Program, and coordinating the Dallas Zoo’s Annual Fund program.



ZOO KEEPER II (CAID SECTION)

Keepers are responsible for all aspects of animal care for the area species, which include: lions, cheetahs, mountain lions, ocelots, bobcat, macropods, giant anteaters, tapir, peccary, emu, and koalas. 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.



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 (PART-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.



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.



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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