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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.

Zoo Miami Foundation

Current Openings:
  • Education Programs Manager

    The primary function of the Education Programs Manager is to oversee program development and to coordinate staffing for informal education programs.

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  • Education Coordinator
    The Education Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Department of Education and Volunteer Services as well as for the coordination of training and facilitation of assigned projects. The Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Education and Volunteer Services to ensure smooth operation of the department.  As a highly visible department representative, this person consistently demonstrates a strong service commitment by continually striving to meet and exceed customer expectations.  
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  • Volunteer Coordinator

  • The primary function of the Volunteer Coordinator is to supervise the day-to-day activities of Zoo Miami volunteers.

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  • Spring Camp Counselor: March 26 - 30, 2018

    Closing Date:  March 1, 2018
    The primary function of the Camp Counselor is to implement informal education programs, located on Zoo Miami grounds, for various audiences attending camps.

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Zoo Miami Foundation Employment Information

The following departments are managed by the Zoo Miami Foundation:

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

For more information on employment with Zoo Miami Foundation, please call 305-255-5551 or email

Catering/Gift Shop/Food Services

Service Systems Associates Employment Information

The following departments are managed by Service System Associates (SSA) at Zoo Miami:

  • Gift Shop
  • Food Services
  • Catering

Job Listings:

Catering Coordinator 

As an entry level position to furthering a career in event sales, planning or operations, this role will focus on events such as kid’s birthday parties, school lunches and internal meetings at our Zoo Miami location. Responsibilities will include making catering recommendations, upselling, preparing contracts, BEOs and invoices, taking payments, completing reports, promoting excellent customer service to clients at all times and assist as needed in operations of events. 

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Line Cooks, Prep Cooks, Cashiers, Bussers

Service Systems Associates, at Zoo Miami is currently looking to add energetic, enthusiastic team members with a passion for going above and beyond to our food service family for the 2018 season!

Food Service employees provide front line guest service as well as handle and prepare meals and snacks, safely and efficiently, for our guests.

We are currently looking for both FOH team lead, cashier, busser, and BOH sous chef, prep cook, line cook, dishwasher team members.

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Retail Associate

Do you have experience working high volume retail operations? Do you have a proven track record of being goal oriented and providing exceptional customer service? SSA associates promote sales growth, exhibit and coach outstanding customer service, demonstrate a high sense of urgency, maintain a clean and safe facility, and ALWAYS do what's right for our employees.

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