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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:

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>>>

Education Programs Manager

The primary function of the Education Programs Manager is to oversee program development and coordinate staffing for informal education programs. Programs under management include Zoo Camp, Fun Factory, Nature Play, and Citizen Science programs. 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

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:

Food Service Cashier*

  • Goal-oriented and flexible to meet the needs of the operation.
  • Demonstrates desire to help the team succeed.
  • Cash handling / Cashier experience and register/point of sale knowledge a must.
  • Basic math and counting skills necessary for cash handling.
  • People person that is guest service-oriented.
  • Individuals with culinary experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of food safety standards, quality, and presentation or willing to learn all aspects.
  • Individual who brings excitement and opportunity to engage with the team and guests. Learn More>>

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

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