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Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami Employment Information

The following departments at Zoo Miami are managed by the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department:

  • Admissions & Visitor Services
  • Animal Science & Veterinary Services
  • Group Sales
  • Landscaping & Maintenance

To apply for available jobs at Zoo Miami in these areas, please click here.

Current Openings:

Position: (1) Full-Time Group Sales Specialist

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Guest Operations

Entry Rate: $33,280.00 (Annually)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Two years in sales, special events, or advanced clerical experience are required. Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule. Must possess Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71472

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Full-Time Horticultural Specialist  

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Infrastructure and Construction

Entry Rate: $34,680.88 (Annually)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. One year of experience in landscape design, installation and/or maintenance to include supervisory experience is required.  Must possess a Driver license.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71470

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Full-Time Zoo Rentals Operations Supervisor

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Animal Science

Entry Rate: $33,280.00 (Annually)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Two years of experience in managing a zoo or other attraction facilities to include one year in a supervisory capacity are required.  Coursework in Zoology or related field may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. Must possess a Driver license. Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays on a varying work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71494

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Full-Time Zoological Supervisor 1 – Atlantic

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Animal Science

Entry Rate: $46,758.92 (Annually)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Four years of experience with mammals, reptiles and/or birds in a zoological park or related facility to include one year of supervisory experience are required. Coursework in Zoology, Biology, Ecology or related field may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.   Must possess a Driver license.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71360

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Part-Time Group Sales Specialist

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Guest Operations

Entry Rate: $16.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Two years in sales, special events, or advanced clerical experience are required. Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule. Must possess Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71510

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (Multiple) Part-Time Guest Services Representative – Admissions

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Guest Operations

Entry Rate: $15.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.  One year of cash handling or customer/guest service experience is required.  Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71521

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (Multiple) Part-Time Guest Services Representative – Encounters

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Revenue Operations

Entry Rate: $15.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.  One year of cash handling or customer/guest service experience is required.  Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71521

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (Multiple) Part-Time Guest Services Representative – Rentals

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Revenue Operations

Entry Rate: $15.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.  One year of cash handling or customer/guest service experience is required.  Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71521

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (Multiple) Part-Time Guest Support Specialist – Facility Operations  

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Guest Operations

Entry Rate: $15.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.  Six months of experience in security/protective services or customer/guest service experience is required. Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays on a varying work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71529

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Part-Time Interpretive Programs Attendant – Guest Engagement

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Animal Science

Entry Rate: $18.13 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.  One year of customer service or tourism related experience is required. Must possess excellent communication skills. Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays on a varying schedule. Must possess a valid driver license.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71504

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Part-Time Interpretive Programs Leader – Interpretive Exhibits (CAC)

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Graphics and Exhibits  

Entry Rate: $15.54 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.  Two years of customer service or tourism related experience is required.   Must possess excellent communication skills.  Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays on a varying schedule. Must possess a valid driver license.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71532

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (2) Part-Time Landscape Attendant – Horticulture

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Infrastructure and Construction

Entry Rate: $15.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school or GED.  Six months of experience in general landscaping or turf management is required. Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.  Must possess a Driver License.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71540

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (Multiple) Part-Time Park Attendant – Facility Operations  

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Guest Operations

Entry Rate: $15.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: Eighth grade. One year of experience in grounds and turf maintenance to include the maintenance and operation of landscape equipment is required. Must possess a Driver license.  Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71541

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Part-Time Zoo Exhibits Technician – IT/Audio

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Guest Operations

Entry Rate: $19.70 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: Eighth Grade. One year of experience in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electronic equipment is required.  Must possess a Driver's License.  Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays on a varying work schedule.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71610

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Part-Time Zoo Miami Keeper Aide – Atlantic

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Animal Science

Entry Rate: $16.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: Eighth grade.  One year of experience in guest service or general labor is required. Must possess a Driver license.  Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71748

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Part-Time Zoo Miami Keeper Aide – Critter Connection

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Animal Science

Entry Rate: $16.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: Eighth grade.  One year of experience in guest service or general labor is required. Must possess a Driver license.  Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71748

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Part-Time Zoo Transportation Guide  

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Revenue Operations

Entry Rate: $15.00 (Hourly)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Six months of customer service experience are required. Must possess a Driver license. Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays on a varying schedule. Experience as a tour guide, an attraction guide or public speaking is preferred. Completion of college coursework may substitute for the required work experience on a year-for-year basis.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71550

Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (8/10/2022)


Position: (1) Full-Time Zoo Miami Keeper 2 – Africa 2

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Animal Science

Entry Rate: $37,710.92 (Annually)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Three years of experience in animal husbandry at a zoological park are required. Must possess a Driver license.  Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71387

Closing date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (8/16/2022)


Position: (2) Full-Time Zoo Miami Keeper 2 – Ambassador Programs (Amphitheater and Critter Connection)

Key Details: Internal and External Candidates

Location: Zoo Miami, Animal Science

Entry Rate: $37,710.92 (Annually)

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Three years of experience in animal husbandry at a zoological park are required. Must possess a Driver license.  Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

How to apply:  Apply online at, http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp . Search for Job Opening #71387

Closing date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (8/16/2022)


*For a more detailed description of these positions, you may visit the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Jobs website, https://www.aza.org/joblistings/

Zoo Miami Foundation

Zoo Miami Foundation Employment Information

The following departments are managed by the Zoo Miami Foundation:

  • Development & Membership
  • Education & Volunteers
  • Marketing & Public Relations

Current Openings:

Full Time Volunteer Manager

The primary function of the Volunteer Manager is to oversee recruitment, training, and management of adult and teenage volunteers. The Volunteer Manager will use best practices in volunteer management to develop novel recruitment techniques, new volunteer opportunities, and to deliver baseline and advanced training sessions. Read More>>


Part-Time Educator

The primary function of the Educator is to implement informal education programs, located both on and off Zoo Miami grounds, for various audiences. Read More>>

For more information on employment with Zoo Miami Foundation, please call 305-255-5551 or email jobs@zoomiami.org

Catering/Gift Shop/Food Services

Service Systems Associates (SSA) Employment Information

SSA: Built by family for families, SSA activates the moments between the experiences.

The following departments are managed by SSA at Zoo Miami:

  • Gift Shop
  • Food Services
  • Catering

Job Listings:

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