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#594, Part Time Zoo Maintenance

Location: Emporia & Lyon County Area
Employer: City of Emporia
Job Title: Part Time Zoo Maintenance
Job Description: Under the supervision of the Zoo Director or Lead Zoo Keeper the Part-Time Maintenance Worker will perform manual tasks and requires the ability to do heavy physical labor efficiently. The main duties of this position are the feeding and care of the animal collection of the Zoo and providing assistance to staff in various aspects of the Zoo operation. Performing various custodial and maintenance tasks on structures and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications/Job Requirements: • Knowledge of basic animal care is preferred. • Willingness to perform routine heavy manual labor in all weather conditions. • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner and to work effectively with other employees, supervisors, and the public. • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. • Must be at least 18 years old. • Must reside within Lyon or surrounding county. • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required • Possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. • Must pass a physical exam including a negative TB screen, drug/alcohol screening and background check upon conditional offer of employment.
Salary/Wage: $8.16-$13.26
Hours Per Week: Varies
Number of Positions: 2
Anticipated Starting Date: Yesterday
Deadline for Applications:
How to Apply: Complete application at
Contact Name: Mary Borgren (Human Resources)
Contact E-mail:
Address: PO Box 928 515 Market St, Emporia, Kansas, 66801
Telephone: 620-343-4290
Job Number: 594
Date Posted: 02/09/2018