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The Construction and Maintenance Worker performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that supports San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction. The Construction and Maintenance Worker under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, construction, alteration, remodeling and repair of Organization buildings, facilities, equipment and grounds; and performs related work as required. This position reports to the Lead Construction and Maintenance Worker or C&M Supervisor/Manager.
This is a skilled, journey-level class. Typically, incumbents work mostly in the area of
their specific craft such as electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, cement/masonry,
etc., but all positions are expected to assist in the performance of duties other than
those in their own specific craft.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is looking for a Construction and Maintenance Worker to work at our Safari Park location. The ideal candidate should be experienced in one or more construction trades. This is a journey level position. The candidate will be expected to work independently on projects within their trade. The candidate should expect to work the afternoon and evening shifts and work weekends.
Plumbing/Sprinkler and Irrigation Systems
such as trucks, forklifts, skiploaders, graders, back hoes, water and dump trucks,
etc., in the performance of such functions as brush control, erosion control, moving
and relocating large rocks and boulders, road and parking lot grading, hauling,
firebreak construction, and trenching
forms and reinforcements
Aquatic Animal Water Filtration Systems
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Competently perform the essential duties of one or more of the building and
construction trades outlined above; some positions may require a valid California driver
Exposure to varying weather conditions and dust; exposure to potential hazards
involved in working with various tools, equipment; move about on uneven surfaces and
work from elevated positions; work in confined or cramped spaces; exposure to noise,
hot materials, potential electrical shock, allergens, and/or potentially toxic materials and
This position has been identified as one requiring at least occasional lifting in excess of
50 pounds; move moderate to heavy objects; may work from elevated positions (55 feet
or above) and on slippery surfaces; standing, bending, squatting, twisting, and reaching;
operate assigned tools and equipment.
Construction & Maintenance Worker - Generalist - San Diego Zoo Safari Park - Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance2920 Zoo DrSan Diego, CA
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