San Antonio Zoo
  • 31-Mar-2021 to 14-Apr-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 10.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

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

Do you have a passion for helping others? As a part-time Emergency Medical Technician for the San Antonio Zoo, you will be responsible for providing a high degree of medical care for both our team members and guests. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and securing a future for wildlife? 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 be part of an organization sharing our passion for animal care, education, and conservation, apply today!


As an EMT, you will render first aid, maintain public calm during emergencies, and provide assistance to emergency personnel as required. You are also responsible for patrolling the Zoo grounds and surrounding areas to prevent theft, violence, and other infractions. An EMT also assures operating equipment at our Butterflies, Tomistoma, and Crocodiles exhibits such as pumps, blowers, heaters, air conditioners, and fans are performing as required.

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.


  • Must have or obtain a Texas Level 2 License for Security.
  • One year of security-related work preferred
  • Must be Texas State licensed EMT-B, I & P.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills preferred.
  • Able to thoroughly, completely, understandably, and correctly complete accident reports.
  • Able to handle, calmly, and effectively, various types of public contact situations.
  • Able to contact San Antonio Park Police, SAPD, SAFD, Bexar County Sheriff, EMS, or other emergency agencies to, calmly, distinctly and correctly report an emergency requiring assistance.
  • First Aid and CPR Certification is required
  • Spanish fluency is preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.
  • This position requires a valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License or a valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 45 days of becoming employed.
  • Must be able to work in varying climate and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold)

Do you handle stressful situations with a calm demeanor? If so, then you might just be perfect for this emergency medical technician 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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