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Exhibit Technician

Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle, WA

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Category: Exhibit Design & Fabrication Reports To: Exhibit Manager Exempt/Non-exempt: Non-exempt Pay Rate: $27.69 / hour + benefits Full-Time About The Organization Award-winning Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle is famed for pioneering naturalistic exhibits and setting the standard for zoos all over the world. We connect people with wildlife and hit them in the heart with a visceral reminder of what's at stake in our changing world. Our job is to motivate people to take action and provide them with the tools needed to join us in saving endangered species. That means our conservation efforts start right here at the zoo and in our community. Join us on our mission to save wildlife and inspire everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives. (more…)

POSTED: 05/28/2018

EXPIRES: 07/28/2018

Maintenance Supervisor

Brevard Zoo

Melbourne, FL

Position: Maintenance Supervisor Department: Facilities Reports To: Director of Facilities Basic Function: Responsible for implementing all aspects of a professional facilities maintenance shop and maintaining the zoo property and in a professional manner. (more…)

POSTED: 05/28/2018

EXPIRES: 07/28/2018

Life Support Systems Technician

Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden

Evansville, IN

Life Support Systems Technician Working under the direction of the Facilities Manager, this position will be responsible for maintaining and repairing components of the aquatic features in both animal exhibits and non-animal areas of the zoo. DUTIES Maintain, operate, trouble-shoot, and repair life support and pump systems.  Responsible for monitoring overall operational efficiency of all systems.  Systems include pumps, chillers, UV sterilization, filtration, and actuators.  Equipment soon to be added includes ozone generation equipment, non-potable water supply (lake sourced) and geothermal heating. (more…)

POSTED: 07/09/2018

EXPIRES: 07/27/2018

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

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