The purpose for this classification is to plan, direct and supervise the maintenance, and landscaping operations of the Zoo. The essential functions of this classification include: making daily inspection rounds; performing maintenance work; supervising maintenance personnel; managing and assisting in special event setup; developing procedures for safety inspections; preparing budget information; and maintaining relations and coordinating work with other city departments and outside contractual services. The Maintenance and Construction Supervisor reports to Deputy Zoo Director.
High school diploma or GED certificate. Five (5) years of experience in at least one of the building maintenance trades or construction work (e.g., carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC or landscape management); to include two (2) years of related supervisory experience. Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must be willing to work weekends and odd hours for special events and/or emergency situations at the Zoo. Must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions including cold, heat and rain. Must test TB-negative.