Category Archives: Zoo Openings


Water Department Trades Helper

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



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.



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)



GUEST SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES (TEMP POSITIONS)

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



CURATOR, LACERTE FAMILY CHILDREN’S ZOO (LFCZ)

This position is responsible for the creative and strategic direction of the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo and will plan and direct the management of all Children’s Zoo guest and animal-related programs. Collaborate with and take direction from the strategic educational goals of the institution to guide the development of outcome-oriented programs and activities. Set long-range goals and standards for domestic and program animals to promote extraordinary guest experiences and a high degree of animal welfare. Work closely with taxon experts in managing non-domestic taxa exhibited in LFCZ. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Conservation & Education and manages a team of supervisors, coordinators and Children’s Zoo specialists.




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