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Maintenance Worker II

The Oregon Zoo is a unique environment, with multiple buildings, attractions, a veterinary hospital, animal habitats and complex technical systems. We are currently seeking two experienced facilities maintenance workers to perform a variety of job functions in a fun, fast-paced environment.

This position will work a regular schedule, with minimal overtime required (and overtime pay when it is). In addition, Metro offers a generous benefits package, including vacation and sick pay; retirement savings; health, dental and vision coverage; paid parental leave and more.

In this role, you will take on a variety of job assignments, from building a staircase to creating an area for waste receptacles to painting in public spaces, performing maintenance work in animal spaces and more.
At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.                                                                                                                                 


  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in a variety of skilled trades, including plumbing, carpentry, electrical, mechanical, and other areas required for facilities maintenance, AND
  • Trade certified or equivalent, OR
  • Any combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for successful completion of the essential job duties.
  • Experience working in a multi-facility campus with indoor and outdoor sites and diverse facilities systems is preferred.

Additional requirements: 

  • Valid driver’s license with at least two years of driving history and a clean driving record.
  • Medical testing and/or immunizations are required as the duties of this position may require close contact with animal areas and enclosures where animals may be present.

To apply: visit  for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer