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Director of Safety and Sustainability

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions — Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo’s Facilities department has an opportunity for a full time Director of Safety and Sustainability to oversee the direction and managing the implementation of the zoo’s environmental, health and safety, and sustainability programs as managed and maintained in the zoo’s third party certified Campus Management System (ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001).

The programs managed by this position include but are not limited to: environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance, resource conservation, climate action planning, social sustainability, responsible procurement programs, resiliency planning, program auditing, communication, training and community education.  Candidates should have at least six years of job experience in sustainability and EHS field and three of experience in supervisory or team management.

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you!

Open until filled

Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer