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The Wilds


Responsible for all Vehicle Operation, Equipment Operation, maintenance on vehicles, maintenance on equipment, ordering parts and supplies, maintaining all aspects of the vehicle operation and maintenance operations as scheduled.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1-3 years of experience working with diesel engines
  • Ability to be a team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Independent decision making/problem solving ability.
  • Positive professional attitude.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays required.
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing required.
  • Ability to plan and organize work in an efficient and cost-effective manner and without direct supervision required.
  • Ability to provide excellent guest service by positively interacting with guests and upholding the Make it G.R.E.A.T. standards required.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with all Wilds/Zoo team members and contacts regarding company business required.
  • Ability to adhere to standard operating procedures including but not limited to safety protocols required.
  • Possession of a valid Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license and a good driving record required. 
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment employment drug screening required.
  • Ability to successfully complete a criminal history background check annually required.

Experience Required

Check buses on a daily basis for accurate operation. Maintain a consistent vehicle service program. Maintain a consistent equipment service program. Repair any and all vehicles/equipment needed. Ensure all parts are ordered and onsite. Constantly strives to further the mission of the organization and avidly supports the Wilds, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zoombezi Bay, Safari and Golf Club. Implements sustainable practices in daily tasks whenever possible. Perform all other duties as assigned.


$18.98 to $26 an hour based on experience

How to Apply

Apply online at: 

The Wilds
14000 International Road
Cumberland, OH 43732
Phone: 6146453400
Fax: 6147243599

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