Category Archives: Zoo & Aquarium Openings
This is an entry-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. This assignment is schedule for 4/3/17 – 5/8/17.
Reporting to the Manager of Revenue Accounting, the Staff Accountant will perform various reconciliation, reporting and account analysis duties. This position is a temporary assignment from 3/27/17 – 7/31/17 (tentative).
Senior Aquarist (Aquarist II) is responsible for managing all aspects of their assigned area. This includes husbandry of, and administering medications to fishes, invertebrates, and reptiles as assigned. In addition, duties include water quality analysis, life support system (LSS) maintenance, and general housekeeping. Participation in conservation, breeding, or research programs by Senior Aquarists is encouraged. Other duties and special projects will be undertaken by the aquarist as assigned. The Senior Aquarist should serve as a role model and should exhibit responsibility and leadership qualities.
This is an entry level position in the Equipment Maintenance department assisting skilled trade workers involving the maintenance, repair and upkeep of the monorail train, automatic gate controllers, hydraulic systems and other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and delegated team authority on duty.
Responsible for assisting with the day to day operations and monitoring of the IT infrastructure for the Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park. Tasks include, but are not limited to reviewing system logs, reviewing system performance, validating nightly backups, new account creation, DHCP and DNS maintenance and configuration. This role will be the level two escalation point for issues that extend beyond individual computers and will assist the Systems Administrator with routine tasks involving both the physical and virtual technological assets. The Junior Systems Administrator works as part of a team to monitor and maintain a reliable hardware and software infrastructure.
Responsible for providing support to all employees at the Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park for all technology assets. This role will act as a customer service representative for the Information Technology Help Desk and responsible for level one support requests. Position will also be responsible for the proper escalation of Help Desk requests that may require manager approval or attention from a higher level support technician.
The Animal Outreach Department is responsible for training and presenting wildlife programming to the community including local schools, churches, civic groups, and community events. This is an entry-level position in the Outreach and Interpretive Department. The Outreach Specialist I is responsible for the training, presenting and care for animals associated with outreach and cheetah programs. The person in this position will encourage and facilitate 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 Engaging People & Saving Wildlife.
This position is responsible for driving the Wilds of Africa Adventure Safari Monorail in the Wilds of Africa and interpreting the Adventure Safari, exhibits and animals seen on the safari. 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 drivers and interpreters to ensure that guests enjoy their safari adventure in a safe environment and interpret appropriately to provide fun and engaging experience that convey the Dallas Zoo’s Mission of Conserving Wildlife and Inspiring a Passion for Nature. This position is budgeted for a maximum of 29 hours/week.
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).
Victory Search Group-Texas has been engaged by the Dallas Zoo to recruit our Senior Director of Development. The Dallas Zoo is Texas’ oldest and largest zoo, and has become one of Dallas’ leading cultural attractions. Situated on 106 developed acres just six minutes south of downtown Dallas, the Zoo is home to over 400 species and more than 2,000 animals. During the past six years, the Dallas Zoo has opened 16 new and renovated exhibits that have helped drive visitation by more than 40%, to over one million visitors in each of the last two fiscal years. At the same time it has greatly expanded its education program and committed resources to conservation and management of species around the world.
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