Full-time Positions

How do I apply for a full time position?

In most cases we ask for a resume to be sent to resume@toledozoo.org.
Certain positions may also have specific requirements. See individual job postings for details.

How current are the job postings below?

Full-time job postings were last updated on March 14, 2017

Full-time Positions Currently Open

Concessions Assistant Manager – Under general supervision, assists in planning, supervising and coordinating the activities and operations of the Food Service Concessions. In addition, assists in coordinating, developing, and implementing the Visitor Services customer service program. Supervises subordinate staff in the preparation of food, assures proper inventory levels are maintained, assures labor, cost and revenue standards are met, adheres to proper cash handling procedures, and maintains cleanliness and safety of Concession stands and areas. Reports to the Concessions Manager. Will assist Concessions Manager in menu implementation to include; updating operating systems and developing work flow procedures ensuring the best guest experience and will also assist in the monitoring of employee performance. Will work with manager to determine proper staffing levels and complete schedules based upon anticipated needs and budgetary guidelines. Responsible for supervising food preparation processes and monitors the amount of food prepared in accordance with seasonal demands and/or other conditions. Adheres to all Toledo Zoo policies/procedures and all required OSHA and safety/health policies and health department regulations. Perform manager on duty responsibilities to insure all visitor service areas are operating functionally.

High School Diploma or GED required. Prefer degree in Food Services, Business or related field and two to three years’ experience in food service management, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Has thorough knowledge of food sanitation standards and DHEC regulations for food service establishments Food Safety and Handling certification is required or must be obtained within 60 days of hiring. Proficient in; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Visual Staff Scheduler, Kronos, Foodtraks, and Micros. Must have a valid drivers’ license and be insurable by the fleet insurance carrier. Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be insurable by the fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

To apply, click here, complete survey and attach your resume with salary requirement. Applicants without an attached resume will not be considered.

Maintenance Technician – Under general supervision; perform repairs, maintenance, and preventative maintenance to buildings and grounds. This position reports to Facilities Maintenance Manager. This position is an hourly non-exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act and requires forty hours per the scheduled work week. Will install and maintain HVAC systems including but not limited to, operation and use of building management systems, refrigeration work inclusive of exhibit, food storage, and climate control applications, mechanical systems i.e. boilers, rooftop units, pumps and control components, ventilation equipment, air filtration, domestic water supplies, and all associated controls for the above items as well as perform routine inspections and checks to assure continuous, good operation of systems. Will also, perform electrical maintenance and repair to all systems within the zoo, performs plumbing installations, perform building and grounds maintenance related duties, perform snow removal by hand and using equipment as well as drive Zoo vehicles. Will have other responsibilities to include carpentry and building maintenance, maintenance of exhibit filtration systems, general maintenance on Zoo vehicles, and other duties as assigned.

Requires a high school diploma. Prefer technical degree in maintenance or related field or a combination of education and experience. Position requires certification in HVAC. Must be familiar with common maintenance materials and tools. Must have a valid drivers’ license and be insurable by the fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, click here, complete survey and attach your resume with salary requirement. Applicants without an attached resume will not be considered.

Facilities Maintenance Planning Manager – Under limited supervision, responsible for the development and execution of a proactive preventive maintenance program and the ongoing progress of the Computer Managed Maintenance System (CMMS) for the zoo. Responsible for building equipment hierarchy, preventive maintenance schedules, and detailed job plans in relation to preventive maintenance tasks and projects. In addition, will perform various duties in relation to the operation of the Facilities Maintenance Department in coordination with the Facilities Projects/Outsourced Maintenance Manager and Facilities Maintenance Manager. This position reports to the Director of Facilities and Planning. This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and requires time worked in excess of forty hours per week.

CMMS (Computer Managed Maintenance System) -Data Entry, Preventative Maintenance, and Reporting:
•Monitor and review work requests for accuracy and clarity (clear scope, realistic completion dates, proper authorization, and discuss details with originator) and assign work orders to maintenance technicians. The Maintenance Planner shall assign work based on priority paying specific attention to all Safety, Emergency, Health Department, USDA requests, and the needs of each department within the zoo as derived from periodic departmental work order review meetings.
•Develop a preventative maintenance program by writing work orders that cover the annual needs of the zoo. This shall include scanning and linking these work orders to electronic files as required. This shall include purging or updating electronic files, equipment files and project manuals as areas are removed or new projects are completed.
•Facilitate automatically generated reports out of the eMaint system on all open and completed work orders.

Will assist the Facilities Maintenance Manager in the efficient and effective use of planning and scheduling all resources to conduct maintenance activities which result in minimum downtime and maximum productivity by managing work priority, developing job plans, defining parts and materials, defining crafts and skills, and engaging the proper resources to develop a safe, effective and efficient work control plan. Will also create and maintain an inventory control system of critical spares and parts and materials related to the PM job plans and will be responsible for building equipment hierarchy, preventive maintenance schedules, and detailed job plans in relation to preventive maintenance tasks and projects. Will work in direct coordination with the Facilities Maintenance Manager to support and schedule needed repairs and in house labor needs for all in house projects and services. Other duties as assigned.

Degree in Facilities Maintenance, Industrial Engineering, or similar field with five years facility maintenance experience or a combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have previous experience administering a CMMS. This position is scheduled to work Wednesday – Sunday. Must have a valid drivers’ license and be insurable by the fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, click https://www.cindexinc.com/c/4FDE0B, complete survey and attach your resume with salary requirement. Applicants without an attached resume will not be considered.

Facilities Outsourced/Maintenance Project Manager

This is a 2.5 year position. Under limited supervision, responsible for managing, coordinating, and implementing outsourced capital and operating repair and maintenance projects as well as various capital construction projects for the Toledo Zoo; ensuring compliance with rules, regulations, ordinances, and procedures.

Responsible for planning, bidding, contracting, managing, budgeting, designing when applicable, and supervising all assigned outsourced maintenance services, work, equipment procurement, and material procurement. This includes, but is not limited to snow removal; annual electrical, roofing, general trades, transformer testing, pool/pit cleaning, etc; salt/ice melt procurement; generator maintenance; water meter and backflow device testing, boiler inspections; vehicle purchasing and inspections; fuel procurement, and others as assigned. Will manage and facilitate plans, bids, contracts, and budgets in relation to capital and operating repair and maintenance projects and various assigned capital construction projects. Tracks progress and supervises tasks/projects of the same. Will also monitor budget and schedule of projects and outsourced maintenance and report status to the Director of Facilities and Planning and Facilities Maintenance Manager.

Responsible for coordinating design of projects/work with Zoo consultants and staff members ensuring that staff comments are incorporated into the contract documents and will be responsible for assembling bid packages, securing permits, writing contracts, supervising work, managing construction cost and schedule, and closing out a project. Other duties as assigned.

This 2.5 year position is a full time, non-exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act Bachelor’s degree in construction engineering, industrial engineering, or similar with five years’ experience in construction estimating/management, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have intermediate CAD software knowledge and application skills, prefer AutoCAD 2015, BluBeam, and SketchUP. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook for use in Zoo communications and developing and presenting project budgets. Must have a valid drivers’ license and be insurable by the fleet insurance carrier.

The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, click here, complete survey and attach your resume with salary requirement by April 7, 2017. Applicants without an attached resume will not be considered.

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