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The Indianapolis Zoo is located on a 64 acre campus in the heart of Indy's vibrant downtown area. The mission of the Indianapolis Zoo is to empower people and communities, both locally and globally, to advance animal conservation. In the words of our President and CEO Mike Crowther, “We're not a zoo doing conservation; we're a global conservation organization that is a zoo".
Our millions of visitors enjoy viewing our collections, gardens, and aquariums, and learning about our animal conservation mission at our beautiful 64 acre campus in downtown Indianapolis. Behind the scenes, our employees in the Facilities department work to keep our mechanical, building, and plumbing needs serviced and running smoothly. Working in Facilities at a zoo presents interesting challenges and a great working environment for professional skilled trades workers.
The Indianapolis Zoo has a full-time, year-round PLUMBER position available. This position requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the plumbing field, a relevant trade/vocational school certification, with Backflow Certification and experience with water treatment preferred. The ideal candidate must be proficient in all phases of plumbing repair, upgrades, maintenance and installation, and must be able to read and interpret blue prints .
This job demands 24/7 on-call availability. Weekend work, holidays and overtime are required as needed. Flexibility in scheduled hours is a must. Must also possess a valid Indiana driver’s license, and have a driving record that is insurable by the Zoo’s insurance provider.
Required duties include, but are not limited to:
This is a physically demanding position. The successful candidate will be required to:
The Indianapolis Zoo offers a competitive total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and short term disability; 403b plan; paid holidays, and generous paid time off.
Interested candidates must complete an on-line application at: https://www.indianapoliszoo.com/jobs-volunteer/available-positions/
ONLY ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED.
In the “Position Desired” section of the on-line application, please enter “PLUMBER”. Please indicate your salary requirements.
Faxed, mailed, and delivered resumes will not be considered. PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS.
Successfully passing pre-employment testing, including a drug test, a criminal history check, and a driving record check is a condition of employment.
The Indianapolis Zoo is an EOE/ Drug Free/Smoke Free/Child Safe Work Environment.
5 years experience
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 403 B, Generous Paid Time Off, Short Term Disability after qualifying period
Indianapolis Zoo1200 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 22309 IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN 46222
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