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San Diego Zoo

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.

Aquatic Animal Life Support - Sr. Construction & Maintenance Worker

Seeking a qualified applicant with experience in the operation of aquatic animal water filtration systems, ozone generation equipment and temperature control systems. General water chemistry and experience in repair and maintenance of mechanical systems is necessary. An example of experience would be at least 3 years. Duties include operating aquatic animal life support systems, upgrading current water filtration systems and maintaining daily logs. Level 1 AALSO certification is preferred. SCUBA certification highly desirable. This position will require working outdoors, heavy lifting (approximately 50 pounds) and working with hazardous chemicals. Selected candidate will work mostly in the area of their specific craft, but will be expected to assist in other construction and maintenance duties. A good driving and valid California driver license is required. Applicants must be available for work any of the seven days of the week, approximately 40 hours per week.

Experience Required

3 years experience

Further Comments

To apply and for more job information please go to our zoo career web site. Deadline: Thursday, March 16, 2017.


(Union position) Hourly wage $23.16 -$25.33/hr

How to Apply

San Diego Zoo
P.O. Box 120551
San Diego, CA 92112
Phone: 619-231-1515 ext 4405
Fax: 619-744-3326

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