Category Archives: Zoo Openings
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.
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.
Creates internal and external communications for the Dallas Zoo and the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, including media releases and advisories, advertising/marketing channels, blogs, newsletters, magazines, electronic messaging, website and social media entries, membership and development recruitment materials, and other related communications.
Captures and edits video and still visual images for internal and external uses.
This position is primarily responsible for managing the construction process for assigned capital improvements, from conceptual design through construction completion.
Provides quality care for a variety of exotic birds which includes food preparation, exhibit maintenance, feeding, pest control, and reproductive management to ensure proper care and safety of birds.
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.
Responsible for teaching Summer Camps during the 2014 season, Monday – Friday, up to 40 hours per week (June 9 – August 22). This is a non-benefited, seasonal position.
Children’s Zoo Specialists are both educators and animal care specialists, responsible for providing animal care, monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, providing enrichment, giving public education presentations and performing other duties as assigned by manager. Children’s Zoo Specialists work in all areas of the Children Zoo including the Farmyard, Underzone, Discovery House, Nature Exchange, and Birds Landing.
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.
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