Category Archives: Zoo Openings
Provides all aspects of animal care for species in area. Participates in operant conditioning programs, exhibit/holding maintenance and improvements. Prepares and conducts educational presentations for visitors. Listens well and communicates thoroughly with supervisor and colleagues and maintains a positive, flexible, professional attitude.
Performs moderately complex and technical assistant services for the Equipment Maintenance Manager. Work involves planning, scheduling preventive maintenance and repair work, and initiating work orders in computerized maintenance management system. Oversees and supervises staff of skilled mechanics and laborers.
Provides all aspects of animal care for species in area. Participates in operant conditioning programs, exhibit maintenance and improvements. Prepares and conducts educational presentations for visitors.
Primarily responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll, and day-to-day HR assistant functions in a timely, professional and well communicated manner.
The Assistant Supervisor is a “Lead” position requiring the individual, with instruction from the Elephant Supervisor, to be responsible for the daily operations, routine care, and leading the team in the absence of the Elephant Supervisor. The Assistant Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Elephant Supervisor and acts as the contact for the section in the absence of the Elephant Supervisor.
This position is responsible for training and presenting wildlife programming in the Wilds of Africa and Savanna regions of the zoo, including the Wild Encounters Stage, Simmons Safari Base Camp, and the zoo’s Monorail Train. It also serves as an animal resource for various zoo activities, including the Education Department’s programs and special event functions. This job encourages and facilitates a strong team, work ethic and positive attitude in the work environment at all times. The Interpretive 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.
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.
This position functions as a painter and performs skilled work involving the maintenance, repair and new construction within the confines of the Dallas Zoo and the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park.
This temporary position is responsible for processing sales quickly, efficiently and accurately while maintaining outstanding customer service.
Leads team that performs grounds, buildings, guest service and other multi skilled custodial work including trash cleanup and recycling. Responsible for ensuring high quality cleanliness standards in guest areas. Engage in guest interactions, including impromptu conversations, communicating efficiently and correctly while maintaining outstanding customer service. Duties are performed outdoors.
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