Category Archives: Zoo & Aquarium Openings


JOURNEYMAN PLUMBER

Responsibilities include but are not limited to performing highly complex waterworks construction and maintenance under limited supervision. Work involves, working with contractors, estimating work hours and materials required for projects, and coordinating activities with other departments.



Animal Keeper II – Great Apes

This is a senior-level position in animal care, following established protocols to provide outstanding animal care for species in the section: food preparation, feeding, exhibit maintenance, pest control, and reproductive management. Animal Keepers participate in operant conditioning and husbandry programs, provide approved environmental enrichment, work collaboratively to improve animal exhibits, and prepare and conduct educational presentations and tours for zoo guests. Senior Animal Keepers (AK II) may act as team leaders on specific projects, as assigned, and provide crucial guidance and training to less senior staff, mentoring entry-level Animal Keepers (AK I).



NUTRITION KEEPER II

Prepares and delivers diets for all animals at Dallas Zoo. Receives and stores food items delivered to Animal Nutrition Center. Orders products as directed.



IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN

The Dallas Zoo is a fast pace, fast growing company with extreme irrigation. We are looking for an irrigation technician that can read diagrams/ blue prints, design sprinkler systems, complete installs, troubleshoot and repairs.



TRADES HELPER – WATER MAINTENANCE

Provide assistance in the water quality and maintenance of public display and animal exhibit water features.



MECHANIC

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



POOL MECHANIC

Provide great water quality testing and maintenance/repairs of 30 plus public displays and animal exhibit water features.



GUEST SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES – VARIABLE HOUR

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



EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR – VARIABLE HOUR

This position is responsible for teaching a variety of education programs at the Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park. Instructors are expected to operate according to program standards and support the achievement of departmental outcomes. The Education Department has identified four key audiences: early childhood, youth, families, and educators. Each Instructor is intended to primarily focus on a particular audience; however, this position is expected to fill in with all audiences as needed.

This is a non-benefited, part-time position. Education Instructors can work up to 29 hours per week as scheduled and assigned. Schedule varies by program.



MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATIVE (PART-TIME)

The Dallas Zoo has more than 26,000 member households supporting our mission, “Conserving Wildlife and Inspiring a Passion for Nature.” The Membership Representative position will serve as the primary point of contact for members as they enter the Zoo. They will fulfill benefits and assist with member outreach. The selected candidate for this position will work 29 hours per week. Weekend and holiday work will be required.




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