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Fresno Chaffee Zoo inspires wonder of our natural world, provides an engaging learning environment, and creates a passion for conservation.
Under the general supervision of the Safety & Security Manager, this position position provides a positive and visible presence to the public in the Zoo for health and safety risks and hazards in the workplace, and guest service, first aid and safety needs. The position assists the Safety & Security Manager with supervision and oversight for daily activities of Security staff, along with inspecting work areas, discovering hazardous elements, following safety manuals, SDS sheets and guidelines, managing first aid centers and assisting with work safety incidents.
Compliance audit & reporting
Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
-Associate degree related field, or equivalent
-Minimum 5 years applicable security or grounds patrol experience required.
-Minimum 2 years supervisory experience preferred.
-Must be able to register as a proprietary private security officer with the California -Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS).
-Ability to deal calmly and authoritatively with the public and to work under considerable pressure in crowds and with difficult individuals.
-Knowledge of OSHA, USDA, EPA and applicable regulatory agencies.
-Basic computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office.
-Basic Life Support, AED, CPR, First Aid, O2 every 2 years.
-Valid California driver’s license and a clean driving record, preferred.
-Excellent written and verbal English communications skills required. Bilingual (Spanish or Hmong) communication skills a plus.
-Ability to work evenings, weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Zoo may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.
-This position involves walking and standing for long periods. The employee may be required to bend, stoop, or kneel.
-The employee is regularly required to lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
-Close visual acuity to view a computer monitor and read printed materials; distance vision sufficient to monitor Zoo guests and general surroundings.
-Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication (in person and via telephone), at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
-Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. The employee must convey detailed or important spoken information to others in small and large group settings.
-The position primarily functions outdoors, with exposure to heat, cold, and inclement weather.
-The employee may be exposed to environmental substances such as dust/dirt from Zoo grounds.
-The position works in close proximity to Zoo animals.
-Occasional local travel may be required.
Become a member of the Fresno Chaffee Zoo team and help us on our quest to share these incredible animals with the Central Valley!
Interested Applicants should apply online: www.fresnochaffeezoo.org/careers
Fresno Chaffee Zoo894 W. Belmont AveFresno , CA 93728Phone: 5594985910
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