THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY
**San Diego Zoo Global is a smoke-free workplace**
Deadline to apply: Sunday, October 20, 2013 by 9:30 pm Pacific Time.
(Union Position) $21.61 - $23.64 per hour.
NOTE: PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT TO RE-APPLY.
"Put Your Passion for Wildlife to Work"
Applicants must have journeyman experience as a "construction generalist" in some of the commercial trades of plumbing, electrical, welding, HVAC, carpentry, concrete work and masonry. Experience in plumbing, electrical and HVAC is preferred. Must have knowledge of tools, equipment and materials used in those trades and skills to understand, interpret and work from blueprints and drawings. Knowledge of pumps, motors and water treatment equipment is a plus. This position will require seven day availability, evening and daytime hours for special events and other Zoo activities as needed. A valid California driver license is required. (Extended 10/4/13)
One essential function for this position is the ability to drive a SDZ Global vehicle. If you are offered employment, 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 report from you. You may obtain a list of conditions that disqualify a person from driving an SDZ Global vehicle from a Human Resources Representative.
The Senior Construction and Maintenance Worker performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that reflects San Diego Zoo Global’s mission and vision of connecting people to wildlife, conservation and pursues green/conservation practices when feasible. Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, construction, alteration, remodeling and repair of Organization buildings, facilities, equipment and grounds; and performs related work as required. This position reports to a Lead/Supervisor.
Positions in this class report to a Lead or other supervisory position. This class serves as a working lead on assignments requiring more than one person and is responsible for assignments requiring greater skill and experience. consistently demonstrates leadership qualities as well as the desire and ability to engage in positive relationships with internal and external customers.
Positions work in one or several of the following craft areas:
Plumbing/Sprinkler and Irrigation Systems
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required
Education, training, and/or experience at a senior journey level the essential functions, knowledge and skills outlined; some positions may require valid California driver license.
Work outdoors exposure to varying weather conditions; temperatures above 100 degrees in the summer months at the Safari Park; dust, allergens, and loud noises; exposure to potential hazards involved in working with various tools, equipment, and hot materials, potential electrical shock, allergens, and/or potentially toxic materials work in confined or cramped spaces; exposure to noise.
This position has been identified as one requiring at least occasional lifting in excess of 50 pounds move moderate to heavy objects move about uneven surfaces and on slippery surfaces and work from elevated positions.
ALL EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON PASSING A DRUG SCREEN.
SOME EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON PASSING PRE-PLACEMENT TESTING.