San Antonio Zoo
  • 29-Sep-2021 to 23-Oct-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 40,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry. Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance benefits after 3 months of employment. Paid leave accrual benefits after 4 months of employment

San Antonio Zoo is seeking to hire a full-time Rides & Kiddie Park Manager. Do you have experience working effectively with the public, especially very young children, as well as older adults? 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!


We enjoy year-round operation for all staff, must be available day, nights, weekends, holidays, and occasional special after-hour assignments. Our Management position is a full-time rotating schedule, including weekends, and the compensation for this position is $40k.


After 3 months of employment, we offer robust benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and paid time off (PTO) accrual after 4 months. Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, an annual zoo pass, 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 a Guest Experience Manager, will oversee Rides & Kiddie Park and perform a variety of tasks related to ensuring team members maintain Rides' cleanliness, safety, and enjoyment. This position will encounter frequent guest contact and must exhibit awesome guest and team member service.

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 the animals we protect. You take pride in knowing your hard work is making a difference in wildlife conservation.


  • An associate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • High-volume leadership experience.
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to learn other software platforms.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records and compile reports.
  • Demonstrated experience in organization, decision-making, problem-solving, and creating a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with rigid deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and success working with a variety of diverse populations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond effectively under pressure.
  • Skilled at managing multiple tasks and communicating well with various departments and management
  • Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment National Sex Offender Search, Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen,
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.

Do you have the ability to work independently with minimal direction? Do you have organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail? If so, then you might be perfect for this Guest Experience Manager position!


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

We look forward to meeting you!

San Antonio Zoo
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