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The City of Waco owns and operates Cameron Park Zoo. Positions available through the City of Waco would be in our Animal Care, Grounds, Maintenance, Admissions, Education and Café Departments.

The Cameron Park Zoological and Botanical Society is the non-profit that is charged with raising funds for the Zoo. Positions available through the Zoological and Botanical Society vary but could include: Marketing, Special Events, Membership, Zootique Gift Shop and various seasonal positions to support various departments.


City of Waco Openings: 

Please check the City of Waco’s website for current job opportunities.


Cameron Park Zoological and Botanical Society Openings:

Part-Time Zoo Instructor-As a member of the Education Department, the Zoo Instructor would be responsible for:

  • Facilitating the Wild Nights program
  • Facilitating the Zoo Snooze program and staying overnight at the Zoo
  • Coordinating and training staff to work Snoozes and Wild Nights
  • Setting up and working special events
  • Teaching a session of Zoo School
  • Handling other miscellaneous jobs as assigned

Job Requirements:
High School Diploma
Self-starter with good organizational skills
Good communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Proficient in Word, Excel, Google docs
Willing to handle Animal Ambassadors, including reptiles and invertebrates
Willing to be trained in all animal areas

The Zoo Instructor position is part-time as scheduled by the Education Curator. You will be required to work one overnight program per week. Typical work week would be Thursday-Sunday morning, depending on the Programs scheduled. The Zoo Instructor will have basic training in all of the animal care areas. Pay is $15/hour.

Please submit cover letter, resume and references via email to conniek@wacotx.gov, fax to 254-750-8469 or mail to Connie Kassner, Education Curator, Cameron Park Zoo, 1703 North 4th Street, Waco, TX 76707