Irrigation Technician

Organization: Phoenix Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Phoenix , AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Phoenix Zoo is currently seeking a full time Irrigation Technician. This person will be responsible for installation, maintenance, record keeping and troubleshooting of the zoo’s irrigation systems. Minimum requirements include 3 years’ experience in landscape irrigation maintenance with knowledge of equipment involved (i.e. PVC, valves and drip irrigation), and ability to safely operate and maintain hand and power equipment as well as heavy equipment such as backhoes and trenchers. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position will also require a valid driver’s license and annual TB screening.The Phoenix Zoo was born of a spirit of community and the efforts of small group of dedicated volunteers, and carefully nurtured through the support of millions. We have enjoyed a truly remarkable first 50+ years. Come be a part of our next 50 years and inspire millions more, connecting them with the natural world in new and fascinating ways. Our Irrigation team makes sure that the Phoenix Zoo's landscapes are watered perfectly, so that our guests can feel as if they have journeyed to far corners of the earth and are personally discovering marvelous critters. The zoo is full of rare and interesting plants and many distinct landscapes and gardens. There is tremendous diversity, from water gardens to Xeriscape, roses to tropical plantings. We have a huge variety of plants at different stages of growth and in different combinations making up many different landscape designs and microclimates.To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at: Résumés are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from The Phoenix Zoo job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications.The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.