Category Archives: Zoo Openings


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.



EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR

This position is responsible for working with the Director of Education and education staff to coordinate the business operations of the department. Implement processes for efficient management of invoices, expenditures, supplies and marketing communications regarding programs. Additionally, this position will assist the Dean of Wild Earth Academy in implementing and managing databases. Assist the Director of Education and Dean in the development of partnership agreements. This position is the coordinator responsible for drafting the Education department budget and monitoring income and expense compliance according to approved budget. The incumbent will serve as a role model for the professional and efficient business administrative aspects of the department.



Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on motorized equipment, vehicles powered by gas, diesel engines and electric motors. Assists other employees as needed.



MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATIVE (PART-TIME)

The Membership Representative position serves as the primary point of contact for membership starting with the point of sale.



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.



MARKETING SPECIALIST

The Marketing Specialist provides traffic and other support for the marketing program of the Dallas Zoo and the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park and facilitates marketing initiatives, including deadline monitoring, promotion coordination, materials and advertising production and some copy development.




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