SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTOR (12 SEASONAL POSITIONS)




Organization: Dallas Zoo Management, Inc. (AZA Member)
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Job or Internship: Job

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for teaching Summer Camps during the 2013 season, Monday – Friday, up to 40 hours per week (June 17th – August 16th). This is a non-benefited, seasonal position.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Lead full and half day camps at the Dallas Zoo for children ages Pre-K through 8th grade.

• Responsible for organized activities, crafts, snacks, tours and live animal encounters.

• Responsible for the set-up and clean up of daily activities and interacting with teen volunteers.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

• B.A. /B.S. in Biology, Education or related field preferred.

• Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

• Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.

• Must be flexible and willing to assist with a variety of teaching and administrative duties.

• Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk long distances.

• Must be able to work outside.

• Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

• Must have a valid driver’s license.

• Minimum of one year experience working with animals in an educational setting preferred.

• At least one year of teaching experience in a classroom, non-formal science center, zoo or nature center preferred.

Successful candidates must pass pre-employment drug screening, background check and TB test.

Join the Dallas Zoo Management, Inc. community to experience a unique, challenging and rewarding career. If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to zoojobs@dallaszoo.com. All applicants MUST place job code SCINST in the subject line to be considered.