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Senior Maintenance Technician - General

Senior Maintenance Technician - General

Department: Operations and Facilities Support

Supervisor: Facilities Maintenance Manager

Supervises: None

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Regular, Non-Exempt

Starting Pay Rate: $26.37/hour

Application Submission Deadline: 5/18/2023


General Statement:

Under direct supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Manager, this position performs skilled work involving HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, installation, preventative maintenance and construction of exhibits.


Essential Duties:

  1. Provides quality guest service to both internal and external guests by maintaining a WILD (friendly, helpful, positive and professional) working attitude and appearance.
  2. Constructs, repairs, and maintains gates, fences, cages, and various other equipment throughout the Zoo. Assists with installation and repair of other types of equipment and fixtures. Monitors condition of equipment and systems.
  3. Provides routine scheduled maintenance and follows preventative maintenance schedules.
  4. Assists with fabrication of new exhibits and/or prototypes.
  5. Provides scheduled and emergency after-hours maintenance or repair.
  6. Performs other duties and projects as fits the needs of the ACNC’s business strategy.

This is by no means an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).


  1. High school diploma, trade school diploma, or license preferred.
  2. 5 years of experience in zoo, campus, or industrial maintenance or construction.
  3. Experience and/or basic knowledge of all types of maintenance including HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, and electrical systems; experience using equipment such as: backhoes, skid steer loaders, and forklifts.
  4. Knowledge of the application and use of equipment such as saws, torches, grinders, meters, gauges, etc.
  5. Familiar with preventative maintenance programs, safety, and practices.
  6. Familiar with OSHA regulations regarding maintenance and safety.
  7. Skill in interpreting schematic drawings, charts and technical instructions.
  8. Ability to demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
  9. Availability to work weekends, late evenings and holidays.
  10. Ability to bend, stoop, crawl and walk on uneven surfaces.
  11. Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  12. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and work in heights of up to 65 ft.
  13. Possession of valid driver license.
  14. Ability to pass pre-employment background and DMV check, drug test, and annual TB test.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

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