Job Postings

Animal Keeper


Texas Zoofari Park

Closing Date
June 30, 2023

Position Type: Full-Time
The Texas Zoofari Park is a drive thru safari park, with a small walk through area located in Kaufman,TX about 45 minutes East of Dallas. The Safari Park is rapidly growing and in search of motivated individuals to join our animal care team. We are looking for individuals with a broad range of animal experience. The park currently houses mainly hoofstock, however we are rapidly growing and adding a variety of birds, kangaroos, and primates.
Currently Seeking:
The Texas Zoofari Park encourages you to apply if you are an energetic and hardworking individual who shares a passion for animal care. We strive to provide the best possible experience for our animals, guests, and staff.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to providing proper animal care through:
• Daily cleaning and maintenance of exhibits.
• Diet preparation and feeding.
• Assist in vet and medical procedures.
• Daily observation of animals including for injuries, breeding, and general healthcare.
• Help with capture, moving, and handling of large hoofstock according to set policies and procedures.
• Administer proper enrichment to various animal species.
• Use large machinery, power tools, and lawn equipment in a safe manner.
• Must be able to communicate and give keeper talks to guests through formal and informal encounters

Education and Pre-requisites

• 1 year animal care experience (paid or unpaid)
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Ability to lift 50 pounds and work in all weather conditions
• Ability to stand, walk, reach, bend, lift, stoop, squat, kneel, push, pull, and climb for prolonged periods of time.
• Weekend and holiday availability
Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, and excellent communication skills. Ability to follow a strict personal dress code and maintain a valid driver’s license is required.

Compensation and benefits

Competitive salary, insurance, paid sick/vacation time and 401k options available.
Note: Texas Zoofari Park is a drug free and smoke free work environment.

Application instructions

Applicants should send cover letter and resume with three references to