employment at the zoo

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Facilities Manager

Facilities and Maintenance

· Perform preventative maintenance and repair of buildings, exhibits, equipment, fences and general physical facilities

· Modification of existing exhibits, and construction/design of new exhibits

· Maintenance and landscaping of green spaces inside The Zoo

· Ability to assist with other trade skills in the areas of HVAC, welding, carpentry and/or masonry

· Use of power and hand tools including, but not limited to, saws, drills, planers and ladders

· Ability to meet maintenance deadlines and work in a team environment as well as independently with minimum supervision

· Ability to work in indoor or outdoor environments, in all weather

· Perform physical labor as defined by the projects at hand

· Follow all safety protocol associated with performing assigned tasks

· Operate two-way radio responsibly and professionally

· Participate in all safety trainings organized by Zoo staff

· Manage snow removal and mowing duties

· Assist in supply pick ups and other errands

· Complete all required paperwork

· Communicate in a professional manner with all Zoo guests and employees

· Other duties, as assigned


· Bachelor's degree in related field, or equivalent experience

· A minimum of 1 year experience in construction/facility maintenance

· Experience working with animals preferred, but not required

· Ability to multi-task

· Extraordinary attention to detail

· A self-starter willing to take initiative

· Ability to engage with the public and effectively share information
Willingness and ability to work varied hours when required

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Facilities maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Pre-purchased, timed tickets are recommended for ease of entry but no longer required to visit The Zoo.