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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

Assistant Aquatic Life Support Operator (Full-time)

Utah's Hogle Zoo

Salt Lake City, UT

Utah’s Hogle Zoo is announcing the opening of a full-time Assistant Aquatic Life Support Operator.  The Assistant position is responsible for the day to day routine operation of the Zoo’s water exhibits life support systems.  Work involves assisting with the maintenance and monitoring of filtration systems, pumps, motors, valves, gear boxes and other associated mechanical equipment.  Will also take water samples and maintain routine water chemistry and recording data. Will be on call for emergencies and may work variable shifts. This is an entry-level full-time hourly position reporting to Aquatic Life Support Supervisor.

POSTED: 12/19/2017

EXPIRES: 04/07/2018

Life Support Systems Technician

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Cleveland, OH

The Life Support Systems Technician manages, maintains, repairs, designs, and installs water support systems for aquatic/animal exhibits and Zoo water features. This includes working with staff in daily operations, coordinating with Animal Care to complete tasks and to meet designated water quality parameters. Assures accurate communication with vendors for product and material ordering, coordinating work with independent contractors and being involved in all aspects of new and/or rehabilitation of exhibits, as it pertains to life support systems and water features.


Essential functions:

  1. Monitors, records and maintains LSS logs of day to day operations of life support systems for aquatic and animal exhibits, water features, and automated control systems. Establishes procedures and practices for inspection, maintenance/repair of equipment.
  2. Inspects daily and provides preventative maintenance.
  3. Provides a consistent flow of communications to assure a clear understanding of maintenance requirements and issues, establishing positive teamwork and problem resolution.
  4. Develops and maintains a preventive maintenance schedule log or database of repairs and replaces/rebuilds equipment as needed; tests and assists with all water issues for existing and future systems, except hot water and boiler loops.
  5. Coordinates and collaborates on life support systems and parameters with Zoological Programs division.
  6. Assists with special events, activities, and seasonal exhibits within the Zoo through communicating and coordinating in preparation and servicing of scheduled events, as assigned by manager.
  7. Participates in long‑term and short‑term planning and, as assigned, Park District wide. Communicates, exchanges information and provides constructive input concerning building cleaning and grounds maintenance, as related to the LSS functions.
  8. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with other professionals and the public concerning Zoo activities, programs, projects, and other related Zoo business.
  9. Maintains, repairs, and/or replaces life support pumps and filtration systems as needed.

POSTED: 02/07/2018

EXPIRES: 02/07/2019

General Maintenance Technician

Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

West Yellowstone, MT

Position Summary

This is your opportunity to make the move to Big Sky country. The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center is a Not-for-Profit Wildlife Park and Educational Facility in West Yellowstone, MT right next to Yellowstone National Park. If you hunt or fish then this is your dream location, endless other outdoor amenities galore. We have one full-time position available on our maintenance team.

Essential Functions

The General Maintenance Technician generally works the first shift, which could include weekends and holidays and should be flexible for special projects that may come up.  This position 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), be a cooperative team player, work independently as well as part of a team.   Full time employees receive full benefits.


POSTED: 12/29/2017

EXPIRES: 12/28/2018

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 responsible for directing projects with the Zoo’s capital program for mater planning, design, construction, and infrastructure improvements. The ideal candidate will have experience with architecture and design at all levels. Previous Zoo experience is a plus. (more…)

POSTED: 02/20/2018

EXPIRES: 04/20/2018

Life Support Systems Technician

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 candidate who is a dedicated and enthusiastic team player with working experience being responsible for the daily operation, maintenance, and monitoring of aquatic life support systems. (more…)

POSTED: 02/21/2018

EXPIRES: 04/21/2018

Assistant Director of Facilities Maintenance

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Columbia, SC

Assistant Director of Facilities Maintenance Full-time Grade: 15 Salary: Commensurate with experience Posted: 03/08/2018 Responsibilities: Is responsible for the direction and management of the department maintenance technicians, life support system (LSS) technicians and divers, and the courier/warehouse clerk. Directs the daily operations of maintenance services and develops methods for improving departmental operations. Accomplishes this by mentoring, managing, and providing inspired, forward-thinking, leadership and guidance to direct reports. (more…)

POSTED: 03/08/2018

EXPIRES: 03/31/2018

Aquatic Life Support Supervisor

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Omaha, Nebraska

Summary: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is seeking an Aquatic Life Support Operator to perform all aspects of aquatic Life Support Systems (LSS) and public water feature operation and maintenance.  Provides support, as needed, for the design and construction of new aquatic LSS for a new large sea lion exhibit and existing public water features.  Works closely with curatorial 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.  Ensures all public water features meet DHEC water quality requirements when open to the public. Supervises plans and coordinates a variety of services, activities, operations and maintenance of LSS and public water features. Coordinates assigned activities with other divisions and provides reliable technical assistance to staff. This is a hands-on position. This position is expected to execute aquatic LSS functions as described, below, and to teach/mentor Omaha Zoo staff regarding life support theory, function and implementation. This position reports directly to the Aquatics Curator. (more…)

POSTED: 03/16/2018

EXPIRES: 05/16/2018