This is a contract to hire position. 1-3 years experience.
The primary duties and responsibilities include:
-Craftsmen are expected to perform a variety of duties that may include any or all of the following. Specific assignments will vary depending upon the nature of work performed and/or specific duties assigned.
-Ensure work performed provides a safe environment for guests, staff, and the animal collection. Ensure exhibits and/or facilities are functional, well maintained, and support the Society’s conservation communication objectives.
-Perform skilled craft duties throughout the park with little or no supervision, ensuring work/services meet section standards, clients’ specifications, applicable codes, standards, program goals, and is aesthetically pleasing.
-This includes routine craftsman tasks, preventative maintenance, special repair projects, capital construction, special events work, emergency/safety-related work, unanticipated special repairs, unanticipated capital projects, and overhead tasks.
-As assigned, coordinate routine maintenance, special repair, capital and other repair projects as assigned: Perform routine inspections of exhibits and/or facilities. Perform routine tasks as needed. Coordinate projects and discuss repairs with appropriate personnel.
-Provide technical advice as requested. Advise staff of resource needs. Monitor schedule and communicate pertinent information to all affected parties. Ensure projects take place with least amount of encroachment on guests and the animal collection.
-Ensure proper signage is utilized and safety barricades are in place where applicable. Ensure work performed meets specified quality control standards. Perform highly skilled-level duties as assigned.
-Provide Manager with resource needs for budget development. Assist in controlling operating budget by ensuring the proper and efficient utilization of allocated resources.
-Provide Manager with facility and/or exhibit survey data. Perform tasks associated with the sections’ special events operating program. This includes performing skilled craft duties, providing estimates and communicating all pertinent information to Managers and other appropriate parties.
-Carry out and assist in the administration of tasks associated with the section’s standard operating procedures including, but not limited to equipment and shop maintenance, safety, inventory, purchasing, facility surveys, and utility location.
-Ensure all work performed meets set standards and specification and complies with established quality control standards. Perform duties associated with the section’s overhead operating program. Accurately complete daily labor allocation sheets without direct supervision. Provide guidance to new personnel.
-Attend and participate in meetings as assigned. Participate in the section’s emergency response and animal welfare program as assigned. Other related duties as assigned.