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.

Janitorial Supervisor

Fort Worth Zoo

Fort Worth, TX

Summary: This position is responsible for the daily management and operation of the Zoo’s custodial (janitorial) services. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Maintaining cleanliness and appearance of all public and employee buildings on Zoo grounds, dumpster areas, and restrooms • Maintain the Zoo recycling program • Maintain custodial equipment assigned to personnel (more…)

POSTED: 06/06/2019

EXPIRES: 08/06/2019

Life Support Technician

Oklahoma City Zoo

Oklahoma City, OK

Position Summary The Life Support Technician interacts with the public and enhances visitor experiences. Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor/Assistant Curator, this position performs a variety of skilled/semi-skilled work required for the care and safety of animals, staff, and the public. This position has the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform all operational requirements in the assigned area responsibilities as directed by the Supervisor, Assistant Curator and/or Curator. (more…)

POSTED: 06/07/2019

EXPIRES: 08/07/2019

Irrigation Specialist

Houston Zoo

Houston, TX

We are seeking an experienced Irrigation Specialist that has performed duties such as installation, maintenance, and improvements to an existing or aging irrigation system. This person will also work to create maps of the current and future systems for basic zoo reference and assist the horticulture team with miscellaneous tasks. If you would like to join a team that is responsible for the beautification efforts for the Houston Zoo, then this might be the ideal position for you! (more…)

POSTED: 06/12/2019

EXPIRES: 08/12/2019

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Oregon Zoo

Portland, OR

POSITION SUMMARY: The Oregon Zoo is a unique environment, with multiple buildings and outdoor areas as well as complex technical systems. With classrooms and office buildings, animal habitats and a veterinary hospital, indoor and outdoor events facilities, a train and carousel, and numerous outdoor visitor areas, it takes an adept and experienced facilities supervisor with expert-level technical skills to support and supervise our facilities team. (more…)

POSTED: 06/12/2019

EXPIRES: 07/05/2019

HVAC Technician

Houston Zoo

Houston, TX

Are you an experienced HVAC Tech that is ready to take a walk on the wild side?  This position is ideal for a driven and team oriented licensed HVAC Tech that can manage keeping up with tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment working with many departments to meet specific needs.   Must have a valid Texas Driver's License and comply with the Zoo policy on driving company vehicles.  A strong understanding of industry practices is required.  Must have a good working knowledge of performing a wide variety of skilled tasks involved in the maintenance and repair of ventilation, heating, and air conditioning units related to the care and maintenance of Zoo buildings and facilities.  Ability to work on weekends and after hours for events as needed, required.  Preferred experience – commercial, institutional, industrial, etc. (more…)

POSTED: 06/13/2019

EXPIRES: 08/13/2019

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

Executive Director of Operations & Facilities

Bronx Zoo

New York, NY

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) world-renowned Bronx Zoo seeks an Executive Director of Operations and Facilities (ED). The Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States and among the largest in the world. Opened to the public in 1899 by the New York Zoological Society, today the Bronx Zoo is home to more than 6,000 animals representing 780 species, and it welcomes approximately 2M visitors each year. The Zoo encompasses 265 acres of park lands and naturalistic habitats, and includes over 100 buildings, including seven with National Historic Landmark status, as well as a major cogeneration plant that supplies heat and electricity to the entire campus. (more…)

POSTED: 04/18/2019

EXPIRES: 06/18/2019

Maintenance Technician-Painter

Denver Zoo

Denver, CO

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do. Denver Zoo's Maintenance department has an opportunity for a full time Maintenance Technician - Painter to apply interior and exterior paint on a variety of surfaces using various paint tools, equipment and applications techniques.  Candidates must be detail oriented, have two years of general non-licensed maintenance experience and a clear driving record. (more…)

POSTED: 05/08/2019

EXPIRES: 07/08/2019

Maintenance

Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden

Evansville, IN

Duties Performs assigned duties of maintenance, repair, and physical improvements at the Zoo including cages, fences, buildings, and equipment.  Repairs all physical plant and infrastructure at the Zoo.  Fills maintenance and supply requests.  Performs routine maintenance to and operates trucks, tractors, excavating machinery, mowers, small engines.  Assists in grounds repair and utility maintenance.  Constructs new exhibits or renovates old exhibits.  Clears roads and paths during inclement weather.  Assists grounds maintenance staff in duties.  Assists in handling animals for transport as necessary.  Assigns grounds crew duties occasionally.  Works all shifts, overtime, holidays, and weekends as required.  Performs other duties as assigned and assists other employees as required. (more…)

POSTED: 05/28/2019

EXPIRES: 07/28/2019

Events Project Manager

Houston Zoo

Houston, TX

Our Mission:      Houston Zoo connects communities with animals, inspiring action to save wildlife. Our Vision:         Houston Zoo will be a leader in the global movement to save wildlife. This position is ideal for a driven and team oriented individual that can manage keeping up with tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment working with many departments to meet specific needs.   Directs projects within the Zoo’s program of public-oriented special events. Administers, manages and coordinates all aspects of planning, contracting, design, execution and deinstallation of Zoo Lights, temporary exhibitions and other public events/promotional projects in accordance with best practices. (more…)

POSTED: 05/31/2019

EXPIRES: 07/31/2019

Construction & Renovation Project Manager

Minnesota Zoological Garden

Apple Valley, MN

This position directs and manages new capital construction, building addition, renovation, remodeling, and repair/replacement projects through all phases (development, pre-design, design, procurement, construction and occupancy) at the Minnesota Zoo. The position is responsible for applying comprehensive and fully-integrated professional construction project management knowledge and skills to direct and manage multiple projects simultaneously of variable scale, budget and complexity. (more…)

POSTED: 05/31/2019

EXPIRES: 06/24/2019

Construction and Maintenance Technician

Fort Worth Zoo

Fort Worth, TX

Summary: This position is responsible for performing semi-skilled duties related to construction, maintenance, repair and upkeep of Zoo facilities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Perform general construction, maintenance and repair, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration, and mechanical work • Routinely inspect facility, troubleshoot, build, maintain and repair various types of structures such as but not limited to buildings, fences, exhibits, etc. • Operate and maintain various types of construction, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and refrigeration equipment (more…)

POSTED: 06/06/2019

EXPIRES: 08/06/2019

Construction and Maintenance Assistant

Fort Worth Zoo

Fort Worth, TX

Summary: This position assists electrical, plumbing, HVAC, construction, and facility maintenance personnel with construction, maintenance and repair work. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Assist trade workers by performing routine tasks • Perform a variety of tasks involving physical strength and agility • Perform quality work in a timely manner and maintain work area in a neat, orderly, and safe manner • Complete work in a safe manner in accordance with Zoo safety standards (more…)

POSTED: 06/06/2019

EXPIRES: 08/06/2019

Revenue Operations Warehouse Manager

Fort Worth Zoo

Fort Worth, TX

Summary: This position is responsible for the daily management and operation of the revenue operations warehouse department. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Hire, train and schedule all warehouse supervisors and associates to maintain optimum staffing levels • Supervise and direct warehouse staff • Oversee daily operations of the warehouse (more…)

POSTED: 06/06/2019

EXPIRES: 08/06/2019