Join the Houston Zoo and become a part of an organization that is focused on the preservation of wildlife and their habitats by combining conservation with education and promotion of sustainable livelihoods in the local communities. The Houston Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Other Employment OpeningsCurator, Children’s Zoo
Zoo Night Keeper
Marketing Events Assistant (temporary)
Zoo Keeper – Carnivores
Supervisor – Housekeeping
ZooMobile Guide – Part Time
Manager of Maintenance
Guest Service Attendant (Temporary, part-time)
Veterinary Technician Supervisor
1. Save the application to your computer.HZI Employment Application
2. Fill it out. You can type in the form after you have saved it to your computer, or you can print it out and write on it (please print legibly)
3. Send it in. Email your completed application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the position title in the subject line that you wish to apply for. If you prefer to fax, please fax to 713-533-6758, Attention Brandy.
About Working at Our Zoo
Additional Ways to Get Involved
Unpaid internships are offered in animal care and non-animal areas, veterinary conservation research, and through the Collegiate Conservation Program. Interns in the Collegiate Conservation Program will receive a small stipend for living expenses at the conclusion of the experience.
Paid internships will be posted here when available; currently we have one paid internships.Public Relations – Intern
Visit the Internship webpage for more information and to apply:
Volunteering is a great way to get to learn more about the Houston Zoo, gain new experiences, and give back to the community. Volunteers may assist with activities in nearly every department, with events, and in education throughout the Zoo. In doing so, our Volunteer team helps save animals in the wild!
Opportunities for Teenagers
Zoo Crew Explorers is a five-week summer program for teens aged 13-17 to learn about various Zoo career possibilities and how each of our staff members are active in saving wildlife.