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.

Do you have a job opening you’d like to share?  Please e-mail an electronic copy of the posting to john.kanzia@czs.org.

Plumber

Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle, WA

This is your opportunity to join the dynamic Zoo Operations team at Woodland Park Zoo. Applications are now being accepted for Plumber in the Facilities department. There is one full-time, regular, benefited position to be filled at this time.

SUMMARY

Performs journey-level plumbing installation, maintenance and repair work throughout the zoo facility including plumbing, sewer, drainage, heating and irrigation systems by performing the following duties. (more…)

POSTED: 07/05/2019

EXPIRES: 07/05/2020

Electrician

Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle, WA

This is your opportunity to join the dynamic Zoo Operations team at Woodland Park Zoo. Applications are now being accepted for Electrician in the Facilities department. There is one full-time, regularly benefited position to be filled at this time.

SUMMARY

This position diagnoses, installs, repairs, and/or maintains electrical equipment, electrical systems, and electrical or electronic control systems. (more…)

POSTED: 07/05/2019

EXPIRES: 07/05/2020

General Maintenance Technician

Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

West Yellowstone, Montana

Position summary

This is your opportunity to make the move to Big Sky country, working right next to Yellowstone National Park, at the west entrance, West Yellowstone, Montana at the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, a Not for Profit Wildlife Park and Educational Facility. If you are an outdoor type person, then this is your dream location, endless outdoor amenities galore. This maintenance position is a full-time, year-round,  journey–level position, under general supervision.

Essential functions

  • The General Maintenance Technician generally works the first shift, but must have some flexibility in scheduling.  This role performs a wide variety of routine maintenance tasks, such as painting, sweeping, raking, picking up trash, mowing lawns, weed whacking, etc. Must be able to follow instructions (written and verbal), and being a cooperative team player, working by yourself sometimes, and remaining flexible in assignments are required. The work schedule could require you to work weekends and holidays. Full time employees receive great benefits.
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POSTED: 03/20/2019

EXPIRES: 03/01/2020

Manager of Plumbing

Saint Louis Zoo

St. Louis, MO

SUMMARY: The Manager of Plumbing will provide oversight of the Plumbing Department day-to-day operations responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of the plumbing systems throughout the Saint Louis Zoo.  As a key leader of Facilities Management, this position will support the Zoo’s mission and advocate the Zoo’s core values and three keys. (more…)

POSTED: 12/11/2019

EXPIRES: 02/11/2020

Manager of Electrical Systems

California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, CA

The Manager of Electrical Systems provides oversight, strategic planning and management of electrical operations at the Academy of Sciences. This position sets departmental goals, defines priorities, manages work and assures effective cross-departmental communication. This position works closely with the Director of Facilities and other managers within Building Operations, Exhibits and the Aquarium with the coordinating maintenance and project work. The Academy’s five (5) electricians report to this position. This position reports to the Director of Facilities. (more…)

POSTED: 12/24/2019

EXPIRES: 02/03/2020

Aquatic Life Support Technician

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Omaha, NE

Summary: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is seeking an Aquatic Life Support Technician to perform maintenance and monitoring of all equipment associated with aquatic animal exhibits and public water feature operation and maintenance. This includes pumps, sand filters, UV sterilizers, heat exchangers, ozone generators and other equipment that is critical to animal and public health. The Aquatic Life Support Technician works closely with animal care and facilities staff in order to complete critical tasks related to the maintenance of LSS and to ensure the maintenance of designated water quality parameters as well as providing reliable technical assistance to all zoo staff as needed. The Aquatic Life Support Technician ensures all public water features meet Nebraska DHHS standards while open to the public. Other responsibilities include design, construction, and modification of aquatic life support systems around the zoo. This position reports directly to the Aquatic Life Support Supervisor. (more…)

POSTED: 01/02/2020

EXPIRES: 03/02/2020

Assistant Lead Craftsman – Life Support

Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield, IL

Visiting a zoo reinforces how not only how critical water is but the comprehensive Life Support Systems that provide the healthy ecosystem for the diversity of animals we are privileged to care for.  Zoo Life Support Systems, from simple to large and complex must be maintained at the highest quality to provide safe and stable environments essential for animal welfare while providing a naturalistic and aesthetically pleasing design to guests.  Brookfield Zoo has over sixty (60) different aquatic systems (ranging from 10 gallons to ~850,000 gallons) and water features along with the creation of special effect environments ranging from basic rain to humid rain forests to provide optimal environmental conditions for our over 4,500 animals’ unique needs and meeting the Association of Zoos and Aquariums standards. The Assistant Lead Craftsman for Life Support Systems will perform highly skilled crafts duties associated with Life Support Systems located throughout 216 acres ensuring all systems, equipment, and facilities are operating to the highest standards as it relates to water quality, animal health and facility maintenance.  Responsibilities include daily water testing, pool and equipment checks, making adjustments as needed to pool and water chemistry; accurate recordkeeping; maintaining and making repairs to valves, actuators, piping, ozone generators, compressors, etc. (more…)

POSTED: 01/20/2020

EXPIRES: 03/20/2020

Maintenance Director

zoOceanarium Group

Ethiopia

zoOceanarium Group specializes in developing and operating world class aquariums, zoos and nature-based science centers.  We provide services from concept design to managing daily operations and everything in between.  With employees from all over the globe, zoOceanarium Group consists of animal care specialists, animal trainers, veterinarians, design specialists, project managers and operational staff.

zoOceanarium Group is continuing to expand their team and looking to recruit a talented Maintenance Director for an exciting zoo project in Ethiopia. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day maintenance of the facilities within the zoo. Your responsibilities will include preventive maintenance systems, emergency repairs, renovation projects and safety aspects.

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POSTED: 01/21/2020

EXPIRES: 02/22/2020

Program Director

zoOceanarium Group

Ethiopia

zoOceanarium Group specializes in developing and operating world class aquariums, zoos and nature-based science centers.  We provide services from concept design to managing daily operations and everything in between.  With employees from all over the globe, zoOceanarium Group consists of animal care specialists, animal trainers, veterinarians, design specialists, project managers and operational staff.

zoOceanarium Group is continuing to expand their team and looking to recruit a talented Program Director for an exciting zoo project in Ethiopia. You will be responsible for developing an education programme for the zoo, focusing on the national curriculum and conservation. Your responsibilities will include the development of materials for the zoo and train rangers on how to effectively deliver an education message, conservation awareness and guide visitors appropriately.

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POSTED: 01/21/2020

EXPIRES: 02/22/2020