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.

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Maintenance Specialist

Reid Park Zoo

Tucson, AZ

Come join us at the Reid Park Zoological Society! Reid Park Zoological Society is seeking to add a Maintenance Specialist to our Team. The Zoological Society is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to support, advocate for and enhance the value of Reid Park Zoo and its mission to encourage commitment to the conservation of biological diversity and to provide educational and fun experiences for visitors of all ages. Reid Park Zoo is the largest attended cultural attraction in southern Arizona with approximately 500,000 visitors annually. Be a part of a vibrant, growing organization as Reid Park Zoo implements an exciting master plan that will be investing over $60M in new exhibits over the next ten years. To apply, please forward a resume to hr@reidparkzoo.org No phone calls or visits please. (more…)

POSTED: 02/26/2019

EXPIRES: 04/26/2019

Building Controls Technician

California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, CA

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Building Controls Technician is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Building Management Systems (BMS) and Life Support Systems (LSS) automation systems, including hardware and software. This position will work directly with the Building Engineers, Electricians, Experience Engineering and Aquatic Biology departments. (more…)

POSTED: 03/19/2019

EXPIRES: 04/30/2019

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

Construction Project Manager

Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Fresno, CA

Fresno Chaffee Zoo has an exciting and rare opening for a Construction Project Manager. The Construction Project Manager is responsible for directing and managing all aspects of design and construction of major zoo exhibits and facilities. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of project construction including contractor procurement, contract negotiations, project timeliness, construction management and observation, payment, safety and project closeout. The Construction Project Manager acts as a liaison between contractors and zoo staff. Coordination of training for zoo staff tasked with operation and maintenance of completed facilities as well as management of activities of contractors and sub-contractors during warranty period of project completion is required. Will acquire and maintain all necessary permits, licenses and certificates related to capital projects. (more…)

POSTED: 03/26/2019

EXPIRES: 04/26/2019

Director/Curator of Horticulture

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Escondido, CA

We are excited you are exploring growth opportunities within San Diego Zoo Global! Requirements include: This position requires strong leadership experience in team building and long range planning, as well as botanical collection management and landscape management. An essential strength is the ability to work effectively with others as both a planning team leader and team participant. Excellent written and verbal skills are crucial. Applicants must have supervisory and project management skills, and a thorough knowledge of horticulture, landscape cost estimating and maintenance requirements, irrigation systems well and pump operations and potable/non-potable water systems and related safety regulations. (more…)

POSTED: 04/02/2019

EXPIRES: 04/29/2019

Life Support Technician

Utah's Hogle Zoo

Salt Lake City, UT

The position is responsible for the safe operation, maintenance, repairs and monitoring of all aspects of life support and mechanical systems of the Zoo’s water exhibits.  Work involves conducting water tests and analysis, preventive maintenance, along with reading plans and blueprints.  Responsibilities will include support of related equipment used for diving and responding to mechanical problems arising during dives.  This position is a member of the dive team and will participate in dive operations associated with keeping large animal pools clean.  The specialist will communicate with Animal Care staff regarding pertinent information relating to life support systems.  This is a full-time hourly position, reporting to the Life Support Supervisor.  Must be on call for emergencies and may work varied shifts. (more…)

POSTED: 04/15/2019

EXPIRES: 06/15/2019

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Oregon Zoo

Portland, OR

Are you a progressive leader with a proven track record overseeing maintenance and building operations on a multi-facility campus with diverse systems and operations? Bring your skills to the Oregon Zoo where you will support groundbreaking wildlife research and conservation efforts at one of the state's most popular attractions. In partnership with the Facilities Manager, Control Engineer, Maintenance Lead, Custodial/Warehouse Manager and Horticulture Supervisor, the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for managing the maintenance and repair staff and associated materials and equipment for the Oregon Zoo. Using sustainable business practices, this position assists in the oversight of facility and infrastructure maintenance on the 64-acre Oregon Zoo campus. Specific areas of emphasis include the supervision of facilities maintenance and repair, including both public-access and non-public-access animal exhibit areas; infrastructure; preventative maintenance systems; emergency repairs; renovation projects; and safety aspects of all work performed by the division. Coordination with other zoo divisions is essential for efficient and effective daily operations. (more…)

POSTED: 04/18/2019

EXPIRES: 05/03/2019

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