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Cameron Park Zoo

Zoo Maintenance Worker

Under basic supervision, performs grounds maintenance functions for the Cameron Park Zoo.

Experience Required

Performs a variety of grounds maintenance tasks at City Zoo; maintains and repairs landscaped areas, trims trees and bushes, removes litter and debris; cleans up spills and unsafe conditions; sets up and tears down equipment and facilities for special events; duties may vary according to job assignment. Repairs and maintains irrigation systems; applies herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers and other chemicals. Maintains the appearance and safety of Cameron Park Zoo grounds and facilities by performing a variety of service and/or maintenance work including, but not limited to: HVAC, cement work, welding, plumbing, carpentry, pump and filtration systems, and painting. Maintains the appearance and safety of public areas by: leveling and adding cushion material and painting and performing minor repairs to tables, seats, bleachers, signs, playground equipment and educational graphics Maintains the safe and efficient operation of equipment by: sharpening blades; performing basic maintenance such as oiling parts, replacing filters, replenishing gasoline and oil, and repairing or replacing worn or damaged parts. Prepares rooms, buildings, and grounds for special events by: setting up chairs, tables, fences, stages, lighting, sets, and sound equipment. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Performs other duties as required or assigned. Driving is essential

Further Comments

Skills: Operating and maintaining tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner. Following and maintaining safety standards. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Physical Demands Heavy Work: Requires exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Salary

10.50 - $12.00 Hourly

How to Apply

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Cameron Park Zoo
1701 North 4th Street
WACO, TX 76707
Phone: 2547508400
Fax: 2547508430

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