Physical Plant Director

Organization: Minnesota Zoological Gardens (AZA Member)
Location: Apple Valley, MN, Country
Job or Internship: Job

This position reports to the Director of Facilities and Capital projects and is responsible for the maintenance, repair and safe and efficient operation of the Minnesota Zoo’s buildings, grounds, vehicles and equipment. It will also be involved in the planning and coordination of new construction and facility or grounds modifications.

The position supervises 3 subordinate supervisors who are responsible for directing the work of 30 to 50 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in facility management, construction engineering, or a highly related field


Certification as a Facilities Manager (such as Certified Facility Manager (CFM); Facilities Management Certificate (FMC) or similar)

plus a minimum of five years of experience in facilities management of a large multi-unit facility

This position requires a current Driver's License.

How to Apply:

Applicants must submit their resume online at Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position.