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Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary
10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736
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Groundskeeping/Maintenance Employee needed for Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary to work full-time Wednesday through through Sunday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Basic mechanical experience a plus.

Duties will include:

  • Mowing, trimming, trash and debris removal
  • Cleaning facilities
  • General maintenance construction

Clean driving record required. Submit resume to No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.


Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary is hiring a new part time employee for the Zoo Gift Shop/Office, to work 16-32 hours a week, flexible schedule will be discussed during interview. Tasks include, but are not limited to: greeting visitors, explaining our mission to new visitors, working the cash register, answering phones, scheduling field trips and birthday parties, bagging and selling petting corral food, stocking Gift Shop merchandise and beverage coolers, keeping the Gift Shop clean and merchandise organized, feeding and caring for Gift Shop cats, cleaning and restocking the public restrooms before the Zoo opens, and closing the register at the end of the day.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has basic computer/word processing (word & excel) experience
  • has at least 2 years retail experience
  • at least 2 years college (Bachelor’s Degree is preferred)
    is able to lift 50 lbs
  • has cash handling experience

To be considered, send an email to with a brief introduction and resume. Please include your resume in the body of the email and not as an attachment.
NO drop-ins or telephone calls regarding this position, please.


There are currently no further openings in our staff at this time. Please visit our Volunteer Page, under “How You can Help”, for information on volunteering.