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

Vice President of Facilities & Construction

San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio, TX

NATURE OF WORK:  The Vice President of Facilities & Construction is responsible for the general management of the maintenance and construction functions of the zoo.  The Vice President of Facilities & Construction is responsible for managing facility maintenance to include ride maintenance, maintenance planning, zoo projects group as well as capital construction divisions.  The Vice President of Facilities & Construction must be able to communicate effectively with team members, guests, contractors, consultants, vendors, volunteers, and the general public.  The Vice President of Facilities & Construction ensures the zoo is safe and suitable for the public, the animals in our care as well as zoo staff.  The Vice President of Facilities & Construction oversees the development and implementation of capital projects, the zoo's master plan, and reports to the Executive Director/CEO of the zoo. (more…)

POSTED: 10/10/2019

EXPIRES: 12/10/2019

HVAC Mechanic

Oklahoma City Zoo

Oklahoma City, OK

The HVAC Mechanic installs, maintains, and repairs commercial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment/systems. This position maintains the proper operations, temperatures, and safety of commercial HVAC equipment/systems. (more…)

POSTED: 10/25/2019

EXPIRES: 12/25/2019

Water Well Technician

Oklahoma City Zoo

Oklahoma City, OK

The Water Well Technician monitors, inspects, and maintains the safety of the Zoo’s water wells. (more…)

POSTED: 10/25/2019

EXPIRES: 12/25/2019

Senior Director of Campus Maintenance & Operations

Houston Zoo

Houston, TX

We are seeking a highly skilled professional that has proven experience providing general leadership and direction within a fast-paced Maintenance department (General Maintenance, Carpentry, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Welding, Painting, Mechanic, Horticulture, Housekeeping & Grounds). The ideal candidate would be experienced with setting overall long-term planning and strategic focus for the department in addition to budgeting and planning.  This position manages the Zoo’s recycling initiatives and develops sustainability and green initiatives.  Candidates must maintain a Texas Driver’s license and comply with HZI policy on driving.  Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances to achieve unit objectives. LEED accreditation preferred. (more…)

POSTED: 10/30/2019

EXPIRES: 12/30/2019

Facilities Technician

The Wild Center

Tupper Lake, NY

The Wild Center, a natural history museum in the heart of New York State’s Adirondack region, is seeking a Facilities Technician to assist with the day to day operations and maintenance of the facility and grounds. This is a full-time 40/hr week position that reports to the Manager of Facilities. (more…)

POSTED: 11/07/2019

EXPIRES: 01/07/2020

Director of Facilities Operations

Zoo New England

Boston, MA

Essential Job Functions:

This position is responsible for the leadership, management and oversight of the Facilities and Custodial Departments of Zoo New England in a way that ensures a healthy, positive work environment. This position is also responsible to provide support to the Chief Operating Officer in the development, planning, and implementation of capital projects and planning. It also includes creation and oversight of preventative maintenance programs for systems, buildings, exhibits and vehicles. Also included are building asset management, capital equipment acquisition, and emergency preparedness. Duties include the supervision, development, implementation and ongoing management of the Facilities and Custodial Departments, including budget creation and management, staffing and scheduling. This position will place a high priority on best practices as pertains to efficiency and sustainability in keeping with the zoo’s mission and strategic goals. This position is expected to be available 24/7 for emergencies and may include weekends and holidays. The Director of Facilities participates collaboratively with other departments for the attainment of Zoo New England’s strategic goals and mission. (more…)

POSTED: 11/11/2019

EXPIRES: 01/11/2020

Maintenance Manager

Birmingham Zoo

Birmingham, AL

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the Maintenance Department. This includes the care and upkeep of all maintenance assets, such as heavy equipment, managing maintenance budget and resources, and managing and training Maintenance Technicians. The Maintenance Manager is also responsible for planning, directing and executing projects to maintain, repair or construct facilities and equipment at the Birmingham Zoo. The Maintenance Manager is an integral part of the Zoo’s safety program and is responsible for the training of personnel on safe and proper use of equipment. The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for overseeing the continuous improvement of the maintenance process and executing long-term strategic plans. (more…)

POSTED: 11/15/2019

EXPIRES: 01/15/2020

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

Horticulture Manager

Toronto Zoo

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Basic Function:  Reporting to the Director of Facilities & Infrastructure, this position is responsible for the management of all aspects of horticulture, arboreculture, grounds maintenance, materials collection, custodial and landscaping including the development and maintenance of plant displays complimentary to the animal collection.  Skilled administrative, supervisory, and technical knowledge is also required.  This position will assist and provide support in implementing the Strategic Plan. (more…)

POSTED: 12/03/2019

EXPIRES: 12/18/2019