Essential Job Functions
manual labor as it relates to the repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds,
and equipment at both the Franklin Park and Stone Zoos. Repair or modification
of existing exhibits, and construction of new exhibits in accordance with the
instructions provided by the facilities manager. Ability to meet maintenance
deadlines, work in a team environment as well as work independently with
minimum supervision. Must be able to work in indoor and outdoor environments.
Must be able to perform physical labor as defined by the projects at hand. Must
be able to work weekend days and holidays on a rotating basis. Must be able to
comply with ZNE’s essential staff requirements during emergency situations.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Ability to work in Building Engines electronic web based work order
- Ability to complete work orders and preventative maintenance assigned
including, but not limited to, Electrical troubleshooting, Carpentry repair, Plumbing
troubleshooting, HVAC and Welding.
- Use of power and hand tools including, but not limited to: saws, drills, planers, and ladders.
- Making repairs to existing structures and exhibits.
- Perform new construction following building codes.
- Working independently and in team settings.
- Ability to communicate in a professional manner to Zoo guests and
- Will require use of operating equipment including but not limited to,
mini-trucks, full size trucks, dump trucks and golf cart.
- Working outside in changing weather conditions.
3 years of experience as a maintenance technician.
Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license in good standing.
Ability to work outside in changing weather conditions.
Must be available for 24 hour on call as needed.
Ability to work weekends.
Ability to lift and carry items up to 50 pounds.
Perform all other duties such as snow removal as requested.
Ability to work at both Franklin Park and Stone Zoo.
Must be able to respond to on-call situations when scheduled.
Preferred Job Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent
Previous Work Order Management System
How To Apply:
Submit resume & cover letter
Format: MS Word or PDF attachment
(State the title of the position in the subject line).
Mail: Office of
Zoo New England
One Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121
August 30, 2019
About this Organization:
Zoo New England is the private, non-profit organization responsible for the operation and management of the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Massachusetts.
Zoo New England is dedicated to teaching wildlife and wild land preservation through responsible management and exhibition of wildlife. Our mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.