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Welcome to Fossil Rim!

We look for people with the mindset of “It’s not just a job-It’s a PASSION!” Ask anyone at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. This is just about the best place to work on the face of the earth! Our dress may be casual but our approach is professional. We are a team of winners, with a passion for excellence.

It takes a lot of people – with a lot of different skills and talents – to operate the Center 24/7, 365 days a year.

 
 

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How to Apply/Job Opportunities – Application Process:

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center only accepts applications and/or resumes for published open positions listed on the “Job Openings Page”. Each position description lists the essential duties and qualifications of the position. Only those applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for a position will be considered.

Ways To Apply:

  • To apply by mail or fax, send a completed Graphic application form or cover letter and résumé to: Human Resources Department, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, 2155 County Road 2008, Glen Rose, TX 76043 or fax to 254.897.7665.
  • To apply by email, email cover letter and résumé or download an Graphic application form and send it to humanresources@fossilrim.org
  • To apply in person, download an Graphic application form, complete and bring to the Human Resources office during business hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Your application will be routed to the hiring manager for review.

Job Openings

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1: Do I need to fill out an application form?

A: Résumés with cover letters will be accepted in place
    an application initially. If chosen for a personal
    of interview, applicants will be required to complete
    an application form. Optimal application process
    is to submit an application form PLUS a cover
    letter and résumé.


Q: How long will each position remain open?

A: Unless specified in the position announcement,
    position will remain open until filled.


Q: How will I know if I will be selected for an
     interview?

A: If you are a candidate for a current opening and
    you meet the qualifications for that position,
    you will more than likely be contacted for an
    interview.


Q: How should I dress for an interview?

A: Business casual for ALL positions.


Q: Will you call me when you receive my application
     form?

A: Unfortunately, due to the number of applications and
    résumés we receive, we are only able to respond to
    those who best match our current openings.


Q: Do I need to have a driver’s license?

A: Applicants applying for a position that requires driving
    a Fossil Rim vehicle must have a valid Class "C"
    driver's license and an acceptable driving record.


Q: If I am not selected for a current position at this
     time, what will happen to my application and/or
     résumé?

A: Although your employment application will be held on
    file for a year following your submission, Fossil Rim
    Wildlife Center does not maintain an active database
    for future openings. If a new position is posted at a
    future date and you are interested in applying, it will
    be necessary to complete a new application.


Q: Can I call the Human Resources Department to
     find out if I am being considered for a position
     or to check if my application has been received?

A: No phone calls please. As stated previously, your
    application will be forwarded to the hiring manager
    for review. You will be contacted if you are selected
    for an interview.


Other Information About Working For Fossil Rim:

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is a drug free and alcohol free workplace. All applicants who are conditionally offered a position will undergo testing for the presence of illegal drugs as a condition of employment. Any applicant with a confirmed positive test result will be denied employment.
 
All final candidates for employment must successfully complete a criminal background check. A conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Other factors such as age at the time of the offense, and seriousness and nature of the violation will be taken into account.
 
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender or national origin.