Facilities Maintenance Technician (Full Time)

Job Title
Facilities Maintenance Technician (Full Time)
Job Order ID
27675642
Begin Date
7/12/22
Duration
Location
Jacksonville,  FL 32218
Other Location
Description
We are growing...Are you an experienced in technician handy with general maintenance repairs? Join us on our mission, connecting our community with wildlife and wild places.

Facilities Technician
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is currently seeking a positive goal-oriented Facilities Technician to join our team. This position reports to the Facilities Supervisor and is responsible for field repairs, troubleshooting, emergency repairs, assigned projects, and event set-up.   

Do you have…
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in general repairs; carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and painting work? 
  • A high school diploma or equivalent?
  • A valid Florida Drivers License?
  • Flexibility schedule outside of typical working hours, with the ability and willingness to work occasional nights or weekends, as necessary?
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in apartment, building, or multi-unit maintenance.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment, including, forklift, skid steer, and backhoe.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to lift and carry objects up to 75 lbs. without difficulty for short distances.
  • Hearing; ability to hear alarms on equipment and two-way radio.
  • Vision; ability to operate equipment according to safety regulations.
  • Ability to traverse zoo grounds on foot, work and operate a motorized vehicle. 
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions including rain, heat, and cold.
  • Must be able to remain on feet for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to transverse zoo grounds and construction site on foot.
  • Must be able to withstand heat or coldness in buildings, attics or cooler units.
  • Must be able to sit, squat, bend, crawl, climb, jump and kneel for periods of time.
Required Skills

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in general repairs; carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and painting work? 
A high school diploma or equivalent?
A valid Florida Drivers License?
Flexibility schedule outside of typical working hours, with the ability and willingness to work occasional nights or weekends, as necessary?
Openings
2
Pay Range
$17.00   Hourly to $17.00   Hourly

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