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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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.

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POSTED: 07/24/2018

EXPIRES: 12/31/2018

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.
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POSTED: 02/07/2018

EXPIRES: 02/07/2019

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Utah's Hogle Zoo

Salt Lake City, UT

JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for maintaining, repairing, remodeling and constructing Utah Hogle Zoo facilities. Performs journey level skills or crafts, or building trades such as HVAC, electrical, painting, carpentry, plumbing, cement, masonry, dry wall, machinist, roofing, welding, doors/hardware or other recognized trade and maintenance areas. Must be able to operate, maintain and repair mechanical equipment and vehicles/carts. This is skilled position for building maintenance and operation work. (more…)

POSTED: 10/14/2018

EXPIRES: 12/14/2018

Grounds & Horticulture Supervisor

Utah's Hogle Zoo

Salt Lake City, UT

JOB SUMMARY: Under the Direction of the Facilities Director, this position supervises full time and seasonal crews that perform grounds maintenance, sanitation and horticultural requirements at Utah’s Hogle Zoo. This includes maintenance of pathways, planting areas, tree/shrubs, grounds, irrigation and associated facilities. This position also provides needed event logistics. This is a working supervisory position, requiring skills and knowledge in employee motivation, and in the areas of responsibility. (more…)

POSTED: 10/14/2018

EXPIRES: 12/14/2018

Director of Capital Projects

Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle, WA

Under direction of the Chief Operations Officer (COO), develops strategic plans and business model implementation of the planning and development – Capital and Seattle Park District (SPD) funded projects. Leads, prioritizes, directs, manages and provides oversight for activities, operations, and functions of the department. Leads the development and management of the departments management team and the creation of capital project strategies. Coordinates assigned activities with other departments, programs, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex organizational support to the COO and other Zoo leadership. Works closely with other departments and external agencies or partners to ensure that all capital projects meet the Zoo’s mission and goals. (more…)

POSTED: 10/23/2018

EXPIRES: 12/23/2018

Grounds Keeper

Utah's Hogle Zoo

Salt Lake City, UT

Overview: This position performs a variety of duties required to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of Utah Hogle Zoo’s grounds, shrubs and planting beds, equipment including mowing, aerating and weeding planting beds, turf, and tree/shrub maintenance, picking up trash, raking leaves, clearing pathways  and removing debris. Will be required to operate various types of handheld and light mechanical equipment including mowers, sweepers, blowers, and other grounds maintenance equipment. Will be required to support Events within the Zoo by moving tables and chairs and other items needed for the event setup. (more…)

POSTED: 12/05/2018

EXPIRES: 02/05/2019

Aquatic Life Support Technician

Zoo Miami

Miami, FL

Zoo Miami is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida, and the only tropical zoo in the continental United States. Today, Zoo Miami occupies almost 750 acres (340 developed), and is home to approximately 3,000 animals representing over 600 different species. We are proud to be active in many global wildlife and environmental conservation initiatives and are currently involved in over 36 projects taking place on six continents. We are experiencing an exciting time of advancement that will focus on five strategic priorities: Animal Well Being, Conservation and Stewardship, Guest Experience, Financial Strength, and Performance Excellence. This is a great time to join our family and be a part of Zoo Miami’s dynamic future. Zoo Miami is currently seeking a motivated and exceptional individual to join our team as an Aquatic Life Support Technician. This position reports to the Animal Exhibits Supervisor and is responsible for all aspects of the daily operation or aquatic animal water filtration systems, ozone generation equipment and pump systems. We are searching for team-oriented candidates that will be approachable, engaging and passionate in working with aquatic systems and the related staff. (more…)

POSTED: 12/10/2018

EXPIRES: 12/30/2018