Ability to perform building and grounds maintenance. Basic electrical, plumbing and carpentry skills. Knowledge of HVAC systems, sprinkler systems, and basic landscape maintenance. Computer skills preferred including sending and receiving email attachments, and Microsoft Word. Ability to write and assemble a complete maintenance manual for facility. Ability to do some public speaking.
The selected individual will be responsible for planning and participating in the maintenance and daily operation of the nature center. General job duties will include: operation and maintenance of the facilities, preventive maintenance, grounds upkeep, equipment use and care, managing tools and supply inventory, and assisting with on-site and off-site special events. Specific duties included: assisting with the care of indoor exhibits and aquariums, assisting with nature center programs and events, maintaining grounds and landscaped planter beds, light janitorial services as needed, gift shop/cash register operation and answering the phone as needed, and other duties as assigned.
The employee will work on some weekends. This employee must also be willing to participate in a variety of in service training classes/workshops. This job requires the ability to lift at least 50 pounds, walk and bend over, climb ladders and use elevated lifts. Be able to work outside in a wide range of weather conditions.
All applicants subjected to a criminal background check.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.