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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Facilities Technician ll

The Facilities Technician II plays a crucial role in attaining the goal of a “World Class Aquarium”.  This is a full-time position with some experience preferred. The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium needs to be attractive, well maintained and fully functional for all guests to enjoy. This position is responsible for assisting with general building maintenance for the facility, including maintaining, repairing and servicing the front of the house, common areas, exhibits, and back of the house areas.

The Living Planet Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides the community with countless educational opportunities to understand and respect our precious Earth and its living ecosystems, from the Utah deserts and mountains, to rain forest habitats, to the planet’s vast oceans. Working at The Living Planet Aquarium is more than just a job, it is purpose-driven work. We need exceptionally talented and hardworking team members to join us on our mission of inspiring people to explore, discover and learn about Earth’s diverse ecosystems. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, flexible spending account, 401(k) with match, PTO, Holiday Pay, New Child Leave, Aquarium Memberships and passes, and much more.

 

The Living Planet Aquarium recognizes and embraces human diversity. Different perspectives and experiences matter and everyone belongs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or military status. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Living Planet Aquarium is committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process. Should you require accommodations, please contact accomodation@thelivingplanet.com.

 

Position: Facilities Technician II

Reports To: Facilities Manager

 

Position Summary:

The Facilities Technician II plays a crucial role in attaining the goal of a “World Class Aquarium”.  This is a full-time position with some experience preferred. The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium needs to be attractive, well maintained and fully functional for all guests to enjoy. This position is responsible for assisting with general building maintenance for the facility, including maintaining, repairing and servicing the front of the house, common areas, exhibits, and back of the house areas for the benefit of all occupants and or guests. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with maintenance of the facility, including building, vehicles/equipment and grounds.
  • Assist with landscaping and snow removal.
  • Assist with exhibit installation and other general maintenance.
  • Assist with drywall and/or painting needs.
  • Assist with general carpentry needs.
  • Ability to understand instructions and concepts in 3-D in order to help in the construction of projects.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education:

  • A High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Two plus years of general construction and/or facilities maintenance experience
  • Trade Certificates or relevant post-secondary degree or coursework preferred.

 

 Critical Skills/Competencies:

  • The Technician must have a moderate skill level with the ability to use good judgment and prioritize his/her workload.
  • Technician must be familiar in a multitude of areas including mechanical, automotive, plumbing, irrigation systems, patch and paint, etc.
  • He/she must be able to complete tasks independently with no supervision with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve most issues that arise is required.
  • Technician must be able to build and/or fabricate to desired specifications following written, drawn, or verbal instructions.
  • Must demonstrate a mechanical aptitude with the equipment necessary to maintain and repair exhibits and maintain a clean and organized workspace.
  • Technician must possess the strength and endurance to perform physical demands of essential job functions with or without accommodation.
  • Must possess a high-energy work ethic, attention to detail and a positive attitude.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required.

Physical Demands of the Job:

This job requires extended periods of standing, walking, bending, stooping, balancing, crawling and reaching.  The Facilities Technician II must have the ability to lift/push/pull up to 80 lbs.; up to 100 lbs. with assistance.  Technician must be comfortable and able to work at heights up to 100 ft.


Special Working Conditions:

Job will primarily be in a workshop environment. Must be comfortable working around water, salt, power tools, and animals. The overall work environment while performing this job includes exposure to weather conditions and the noise level is usually moderate.  Weekend work is required.  Periodic evening work is expected as well as some holidays

While this job description attempts to describe the essential functions of the position, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. It does not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. The overall work environment while performing this job includes exposure to weather conditions and the noise level is usually moderate. The employee is expected to adhere to all policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to the policies.

How to Apply

https://thelivingplanet.com/jobs/

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
12033 Lone Peak Parkway
Draper, UT 84020
Phone: 8013553474

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