San Antonio Zoo
  • 31-Mar-2021 to 14-Apr-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 8.40
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry including a zoo membership after 30 days of employment.

San Antonio Zoo of San Antonio, TX, is looking to hire a part-time Entry-level Ranger Ambassador. If you're a night owl or early bird and interested in a new environment, working at the Zoo would be perfect for you! Do you want to be part of a dynamic team focused on conservation? If so, please read on!

Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, and merchandise! If this sounds like your dream to use your knowledge and skills to advocate for wildlife conservation, apply today!


As a Ranger Ambassador encompasses duties of providing exceptional internal and external guest service to all zoo guests and staff. Other duties include employee temperature screening, guest bag checks, and assist Rangers with grounds patrol.

You must be fully committed to San Antonio Zoo's mission to create awareness that inspires action to care for the wildlife we steward and animals we protect. You take pride in knowing your hard work is making a difference in wildlife conservation.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Experience working in a high-volume customer-focused venue or attraction is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Proven experience in and passion for guest service.
  • Ability/demonstrated experience with evaluating situations, making decisions, and reacting quickly and calmly in emergencies.
  • Ability to interact effectively and calmly with angry or emotional guests and employees during intensely aggravated circumstances.
  • Ability to write clearly and informatively.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge.
  • Ability to maintain guest, employee, and organization confidentiality.
  • Must be able to walk (80 acres) and/or stand up to 10 hours daily in adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain, snow, or heat.
  • At times during busy seasons, you must be available to work overtime and/or double shifts.
  • Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.
  • CPR/AED (adult, child, infant) and Basic First Aid certificate within three months of hire
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and commitment to safety.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.
  • Responsibility for completion of all online training curriculum by assigned deadline.
  • Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment National Sex Offender Search, Criminal Background Check, and Drug Screen.
  • Must be able to work in varying climates and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold).

Do you adhere to the highest ethical standards at all times? Do you have good writing and communication skills? Do you have organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail? If so, then you might be perfect for this ranger ambassador position!


We are a year-round operation; this position requires a flexible schedule to work weekends, holidays, and occasionally special after-hours assignments.


All future zoo crew, please apply at and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!

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