JOB POSTINGS

Our growing network is always looking for passionate people who want to make a difference. This jobs list is constantly changing and growing, so be sure to check in periodically to see if there’s a job for you.

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Maintenance Technician (Life Support/Water Quality Technician)

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

Tucson, Arizona

Brief Summary The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s Collection department is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team. The successful candidate will have extensive experience with saltwater and freshwater life support systems. The successful candidate must have the ability to maintain and/or repair LSS components including ozone generators, pumps and all types of filtration systems and will be responsible for performing water quality testing. Good knowledge of automated control systems is important. Must be adaptable, team orientated, a self-starter requiring little supervision, and able to manage time and resources effectively. The successful candidate is expected to continue to expand their proficiencies and acquire new skills in the maintenance field. Qualifications: Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year College or technical school and four years’ experience in aquatic animal life support systems or similar industrial processing plant work experience. AALSO certification Level 1 required, Level 2 desired. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Weekend and holiday work is required. Valid Arizona driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required. (more…)

POSTED: 10/13/2017

EXPIRES: 10/31/2018

General Maintenance – Commercial Painter

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo General Maintenance – Commercial Painter   The General Maintenance employee, under direction of the Zoo Buildings Manager, performs skilled tasks which require specialized training, considerable experience and proven abilities. This position will emphasize skills within the commercial painting trade, but also include, masonry, carpentry, electrical, welding, plumbing, etc., as they relate to industrial building maintenance and construction field. Qualified candidates must successfully complete a hands-on skills test. (more…)

POSTED: 08/03/2017

EXPIRES: 12/31/2018

Facilities Supervisor

Central Florida Zoo

Sanford, FL

SUMMARY: The Facilities Supervisor position is a working position and requires a working and practiced knowledge of a wide variety of maintenance, construction skills and principles. This position works under the direction of the Facilities Director. In the Director absence this position reports to the Interim CEO. As part of a team, the Facilities Supervisor will strive to maintain the Zoo at a high standard of safety and appearance for staff, guests, vendors and the general public. Additional guidance is received through established policies and procedures, plus verbal and written communications. (more…)

POSTED: 11/10/2017

EXPIRES: 01/10/2018

Maintenance Technician

Central Florida Zoo

Sanford, FL

Position:                      Maintenance Technician

Department:               Facilities

Reports To:                Facilities Director

Basic Function:           Performs, but not limited to the general maintenance and upkeep of the zoo

Responsibilities:

  • Perform general maintenance duties including but not limited to electrical repairs and modification, plumbing repair and modification, carpentry, painting, drywall repair, masonry repair and modification, automotive and equipment repair, welding, minor air conditioning repair, tool and equipment repair, lock repair and maintenance.
  • Operate tractors, loaders and other heavy equipment
  • Operate power tools and related safety equipment.
  • Follow preventative maintenance programs
  • Report to supervisor the need for materials and supplies to complete given assignments.
  • Help set-up and break down at special event functions and after hours parties.
  • Work with outside contractors and/or volunteer crews as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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POSTED: 11/10/2017

EXPIRES: 01/10/2018

Facilities Maintenance Operations Manager

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Omaha, Nebraska

JOB TITLE:  Facilities Maintenance Operations Manager  DEPARTMENT: Facilities REPORTS TO: Director of Facilities CLASSIFICATION: Exempt APPROVED BY: HR APPROVED DATE: SUMMARY:  Reporting to the Director of Facilities, this person will assist the Director by providing oversight of Building and Grounds Maintenance, Rides Maintenance, Fleet and Maintenance Shop Supervision, and Waste Collection and Removal.  This person will be responsible for the processes and systems related to the daily operations of the identified Facilities Departments.  As a key leader in the Facilities Department, this person will provide guidance to staff and work in concert with all other departments to ensure completion of duties as assigned. (more…)

POSTED: 11/29/2017

EXPIRES: 01/29/2018

Facilities Manager

Lee Richardson Zoo

Garden City, KS

The Lee Richardson Zoo is seeking a Facilities Manager.  This position is responsible for: Coordinating, planning, assisting with and supervising maintenance of zoo facilities: buildings, fences, vehicles/equipment, and grounds; also selecting, training, and supervising building/grounds maintenance personnel; overseeing division budget, site preparations for events, snow removal, communicating effectively with staff and collaborative partners, assisting with landscaping and exhibit design and installation, and other general operations, security, and management issues.  Performs skilled, semi-skilled and manual work functions associated with the maintenance of zoo facilities. (more…)

POSTED: 12/04/2017

EXPIRES: 02/04/2018