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Animal Care Supervisor - Herpetology

Cameron Park Zoo

Cameron Park Zoo is hiring for internship positions with competitive compensation. The job offer of Animal Care Supervisor - Herpetology has been available since January 31, 2024, and it will be closed on February 28, 2024. Not knowing the salary, you can negotiate based on the company's approach to employee recognition and promotion opportunities. This vacancy is based in Waco, but the company is willing to accept applications from potential candidates living outside the area if they meet the specified qualifications. This position requires the worker to work at WACO , TX , WACO , TX.

Cameron Park Zoo

Animal Care Supervisor - Herpetology


Minimum starting salary is $24 per hour depending on qualifications


  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Make a difference and improve communities
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
    • Full Range of Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
    • Mandatory TMRS Retirement Plan with a 2:1 City Match
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Employee Assistance 
    • Longevity Pay
    • And More!
  • Chance to do work you are passionate about
  • Job Security
  • Desire to give back


A passionate and experienced animal care professional ready to take on a leadership role to join our team. We are seeking an ambitious herpetologist/herpetoloculturist not only familiar with modern husbandry practices and collection planning but also has conservation experience. Our zoo is under new leadership, and we look forward to a bright and exciting future! If you are looking for a new challenge where you can make a difference in a city with cultural attractions, a culturally diverse community with an emerging arts scene, and is situated along the Brazos River, apply now! Whether you are interested in history, culture, or outdoor activities, Waco has something unique and interesting to offer.

Our ideal candidate has husbandry experience with various venomous snakes, monitor lizards, iguanas, crocodilians, turtles/ tortoises, and various other reptiles and amphibians and will be familiar with modern husbandry and safety practices. This position will be on the zoo's emergency response (weapons) team, and must maintain proficiency with firearms.


  • Associate's degree in Zoology, Biological Sciences or related field
  • Two (2) years of professional animal care work experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Bachelor's degree
    • No degree and six (6) years of relevant experience
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License
  • Special technical skills training and state and federal certifications may be required

A Commitment to Diversity

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any other legally protected status under applicable federal, state and local laws. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

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Cameron Park Zoo
Waco, TX

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