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To accomplish all aspects of zoo grounds, outdoor and indoor horticulture, and equipment maintenance.
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Direct reports: volunteers
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or ged.
Ability to communicate effectively to all ages of visitors and staff.
Ability to understand written reports.
Ability to understand timelines and prioritization
All normal computer business skills required
Ability to understand modern grounds management, ability to research all applicable topics.
Iowa motor vehicle license
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to bend, twist, lift >50 pounds, etc. to perform horticulture/maintenance tasks. This includes operating necessary equipment such as lawnmowers, trimmers, etc.
Ability to function outside in all types of weather.
Complete the Blank Park Zoo online application and attach cover letter and resume.