Category Archives: Zoo Openings


VOLUNTEER SERVICES ASSISTANT (PART TIME)

The Volunteer Services Assistant assists the Director of Volunteer Services and the Volunteer Coordinator in all aspects of volunteer program administration for the Dallas Zoo and the Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park.



ADVANCEMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Advancement Administrative Assistant position provides administrative support to the Vice President of Advancement as well as other Directors and Senior Directors within the division.



CERTIFIED IRRIGATOR

Responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing any and all irrigation systems, misting systems, DCA’s & RPZ’s. Supervises and coordinates work with the Irrigation Technician.



PAINTER

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.



HVAC TECHNICIAN

Responsible for performing highly complex maintenance and construction work involving scheduling contractors, requisitioning materials and supplies, and estimating work hours and materials required for projects. Coordinates contractors’ work schedules so as not to disrupt daily zoo operations.



INTERPRETIVE ANIMAL SPECIALIST I (PART-TIME)

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.



EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR – SUMMER CAMP (PART-TIME)

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. (June 8 – August 21, 2015) Schedule varies by program.



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 June through August. This is a non-benefited, part-time position. Schedule varies by program.( June 8 – August 21, 2015)



EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR (EARLY CHILDHOOD)

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.



GUEST SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES (TEMP POSITIONS)

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




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