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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.

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:

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>>

Special Events Manager

The Special Events Manager works cooperatively with Zoo Miami Foundation and Zoo Miami staff, volunteers, sponsors, donors and vendors to plan and execute a variety of ZMF special events – large and small.  Those events include its annual fundraisers, donor engagements, Board socials, Board meetings, Wild Bunch events, Member events and other special events on and off-site throughout the year in support of the mission and as required by the Development, Executive and Marketing departments as well as the Board. Read More>>>

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:

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.  Read More »

Catering Birthday Attendant*

  • Must have great customer service and communication skills with our clients and guests
  • Able to work weekends
  • Able to lift bins and set up tables
  • Attend to the birthday client's needs pertaining to the Banquet Event Order
  • Replenish food and beverage as needed and tidy up room throughout, bussing tables and changing trash bin
  • Make the child's birthday a memorable one
  • Able to work in outdoor weather

*This posting is part-time and no hours are guaranteed

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