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General Maintenance

The General Maintenance employee, under direction of the Zoo Manager of Buildings & Facilities, performs skilled tasks which require specialized training, considerable experience and proven abilities. This includes, but is not limited to, the skills of masonry, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding, etc., as they relate to industrial building maintenance and construction.

  • Performs skilled trade work of masonry, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding, etc., as assigned.
  • Performs aspects of building maintenance including, but not limited to, drywall installation, cabinetry, flooring, locksmithing, ceiling tile repairs, plumbing, electrical, welding, etc., as assigned.
  • Operates light equipment such as tractors, chain saws, generators, trucks and occasionally light construction equipment.
  • Provides construction labor for road and path paving, drainage tile, wood deck installation and other construction projects.
  • Provides work direction to seasonal employees, as assigned.
  • Paints buildings, fences, structures, etc., as directed.
  • Responds to fire alarm systems, when required.
  • Carries out duties and responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner to maintain safe work environment and surrounding area.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of key issues.
  • Performs duties as assigned or apparent.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of two years skilled trade work experience in construction or industrial maintenance preferred.
  • Physical capacity to perform outdoor labor and normal duties (commonly lifting 100 lbs.).
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license.
  • Position requires initiative, responsibility and ability to exercise independent judgment.

Wage:  $26.22 per hour with a .50 cent increase each six months until achieving $27.72 per hour

Work Schedule: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Work Days: Sunday – Thursday; 7 AM – 3:30 PM

Days Off: Friday, Saturday

Filing Deadline:  7/12/2019