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Gift Shop Associate

If you are an animal lover, join our dynamic team working in our Gift Shop!
Austin Zoo is seeking to hire an outgoing, energetic, hard working individual to work in our Gift Shop as a cashier. A part-time or full time position is available.

Position Requirements (requires at least one year of experience):

  • Provide world class guest relations in a busy, vibrant environment.
  • Operating credit card terminal
  • Handling cash
  • Providing visitors with information and assistance
  • Greeting all visitors upon entering the zoo
  • Assisting visitors with rentals as needed
  • Cleaning rented items when returned by visitors
  • Must be available to work weekdays, weekends, some holidays, and the week of Spring Break

Individuals must meet the following requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Possess a valid Texas driver’s license
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.

Full Time Facilities Assistant/Groundskeeper

Austin Zoo is currently hiring for a full-time Facilities Assistant and Groundskeeper. This position covers a wide variety of tasks and will occasionally include working weekends, holidays and evening hours.
Description of Work:
  • Assisting with daily maintenance of facilities and grounds
  • Janitorial duties 
  • Occasionally running errands on behalf of the Zoo
  • Trash pick up and hauling
  • Working primarily out-of-doors
  • Groundskeeping
  • Interacting with Zoo visitors in an informal setting
  • Working with a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment
Qualifications:
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in a maintenance and/or grounds keeping field position
  • Applicants must have and maintain a clean driving record
  • Possess basic skills including safely climbing ladders and operating common power tools such as table saw, circular saws, lawn equipment, etc.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds, work outdoors and demonstrate excellent time management
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.


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