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San Diego Zoo Global

San Diego Zoo Global

WATER LABORATORY ASSISTANT

JAMBO!

It all began with a ROAR over 100 years ago!


San Diego Zoo Global is a conservation organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. San Diego Zoo Global operates three world-class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. Our organization’s vision - we will lead the fight against extinction.


Help us to make a difference for wildlife and begin your adventure with a career at the San Diego Zoo Join the dedicated crew who are passionate about what they do and strive to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Share your knowledge, skills and commitment to provide GRRREAT Customer Service and be a part of the ROAR with San Diego Zoo Global!


Are you ready to start your adventure and put your Passion for Wildlife to Work? 


TRAVEL ITINERARY:


Destination –  Construction and Maintenance department

Duration of your adventure – Year round

Seats (positions) available - 1


Attire while on adventure- The Society has a very conservative grooming policy. Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty. Jewelry may be worn if it does not detract from a well-groomed look or create a safety hazard. No facial or tongue piercing.


Amenities - Located at th San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park, this adventure offers ZOO Perks which include discounts on food/premium products, free and discounted admission to local attractions, and accrual of vacation and sick time (exception for some grants and Summer Fellowships).

(Non-nion position)  Hourly wage is commensurate with experience

Requirements for this adventure include:

Water laboratory experience is required.  An example would be at least 3 years. Applicants must be able to work any of the seven days of the week, including weekends and holidays.  A good driving record and valid driver license is necessary.

(Posted 1/31/17)

One of the essential functions of this position is the ability to drive a SDZ Global vehicle. If you are offered employment in this position, you will be asked to authorize SDZ Global to access your current driving report through the DMV’s Employer Pull Notice Program. Your hiring for this position will be contingent on SDZ Global receiving an acceptable driving report for you. In addition, your continued employment in the position will depend on you maintaining an acceptable driving record. You may obtain a list of conditions that disqualify a person from driving an SDZ Global vehicle from a Human Resources Representative. 

Deadline to submit your application for adventure:

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Applications must be submitted online by 9:30 pm Pacific Time

**San Diego Zoo Global is a smoke-free workplace**

THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY


SAN DIEGO ZOO GLOBAL IS AN
EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER

 

 

Job Requirements:

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE

The Water Laboratory Assistant performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that supports San Diego Zoo Global’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 Water Laboratory Assistant performs a variety of duties to assist with all phases of life biological testing which includes chemical analyses of water, sediment, and other facets of the laboratory operations.  This position reports to the Life Support Systems Manager.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Analyzes water samples
  • Obtains water samples from aquatic systems
  • Washes and sterilizes laboratory instruments and containers
  • Restocks laboratories
  • Prepares biological samples
  • Prepares standard laboratory solutions
  • Decontaminates and disposes of hazardous wastes
  • Performs laboratory technician duties as assigned
  • Maintains a variety of contacts in order to respond to inquiries and requests
  • Effectively coordinate activities
  • Adheres to all SDZG and department policies and practices
  • Practices the GRRREAT Customer Service Standards

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

  • Enters data into spreadsheet and database systems
  • Maintains records

ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS

Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Competently perform the essential duties outlined above; experience in a water laboratory and related training or coursework, is desirable; valid California driver license is required.

Knowledge of:

  • Standard lab equipment
  • Record keeping skills

Ability to:

  • Demonstrate high aptitude and attention to detail
  • Maintain clear, concise lab notes and records
  • Effective communication skills  (verbal and written)
  • Use word processing and database systems
  • Work effectively with others in a diverse environment

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work involves possible exposure to zoonotic diseases, potentially hazardous chemicals, and biohazardous waste.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

May stand for long periods of time; travel.

NEW HIRES ARE SUBJECT TO PASSING A DRUG SCREEN.

SOME EMPLOYMENT IS SUBJECT TO PASSING PRE-PLACEMENT TESTING.

Experience Required

3 years required

Perks

Located at th San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park, this adventure offers ZOO Perks which include discounts on food/premium products, free and discounted admission to local attractions, and accrual of vacation and sick time

Salary

Hourly wage is commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Please apply at: https://www.hrapply.com/sandiegozoo/AppJobView.jsp?link=7835&page=AppJobList.jsp&skimSessionName=com.hrlogix.view.tags.bootstrap.table.JobListTable&skimName=requisition.requisition_id&skimNdx=5&op=reset

San Diego Zoo Global
2920 Zoo Drive San Diego
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 6192311515

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