Employment at Austin Zoo

Employment at Austin Zoo

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Custodian

Austin Zoo is currently looking for an individual with abundant energy to become a member of our Facilities team as a custodian. 

Love working outside? This is the perfect position for you!

The candidate must be an individual who is meticulous and focuses on attention to detail. Self-motivation and dependability are crucial. The ability to follow instruction is imperative while work independently.  

Custodial responsibilities

 – Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting restrooms throughout the day.

 – Mowing, raking and weeding specific areas in the Zoo.

 – Collecting trash throughout the Zoo and transporting to appropriate dumpsters.

 – Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

 – Must be able to lift 50 lbs. comfortably. 

 – Must be able to walk or stand for an extended period of time. 

 – Must be willing to work outside in any kind of weather. 

 – The responsibilities of this position involve bending, crouching and kneeling. These are essential for a successful work experience. 

Terms of Employment

 – This is a full time position.

 – Must be able to pass a basic security clearance.

 – Candidate must be able to work Wednesday – Sunday. 

How to Apply:
  • Submit a cover letter and resume to info@austinzoo.org.
  • Please no phone calls or drop-ins. Selected candidates will be contacted for an initial interview.

Guest Relations Associate (Customer Service/Sales)

If you are an animal lover AND a people lover, join our dynamic Guest Relations team at Austin Zoo! We are seeking to hire outgoing, reliable, hard-working individuals to work in our customer service and retail roles as part of our Guest Relations team, which covers Admissions, Gift Shop, and our Animal Feeding Area. We are a non-smoking workplace.

Full-time or part-time positions. Hours are generally 9 am – 5 pm, but shift slightly each season to accommodate public hours. Weekdays and weekends available, but must be able to work on Saturdays or Sundays (or both if you seek part-time hours only).

View Guest Relations Associate job posting.

How to Apply:
  • Submit a cover letter and resume to info@austinzoo.org.
  • Please no phone calls or drop-ins. Selected candidates will be contacted for an initial interview.

Available FULL-TIME zookeeper positions in ANIMAL CARE

Are you looking for a job that is active and engaging, at a Zoo where you can really make a difference every day for rescued animals? Austin Zoo, tucked away in the Hill Country just outside Austin proper, is perfect for you!

We are looking for EXPERIENCED individuals who are passionate about animals and caring for them. We approach our profession with passion, enthusiasm and a pursuit of excellence.

If you have more than 3 years of paid zoological experience and are interested in working at Austin Zoo, please apply as instructed below.
How to Apply:
  • Submit a cover letter and resume to info@austinzoo.org.
  • Please no phone calls or drop-ins. Selected candidates will be contacted for an initial interview.

Miniature Train Ride Engineer for TRACKS AND SNACKS

Tracks And Snacks in Austin, TX 210-6540811 is looking for Miniature Train Ride Engineers to drive the Austin Zoo train. Join our strong team.

We are located in the Austin Zoo Train Depot at 10808 Rawhide Trail. Our ideal candidate is attentive, punctual, reliable and engaged.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Driving the Austin Zoo Train
  • Ringing train tickets and concessions
  • Filling concessions as needed
  • Maintaining a clean train depot area
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to get on and off the train repetitively, and with ease
  • Must be well groomed
  • Must be able to stand for at least 6 hours

To apply, click here!


If you would like to learn more about becoming a volunteer, click here

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