Performs general landscaping maintenance throughout Zoo and Zoombezi Bay grounds.
Maintains, repairs, and may perform minor installations of irrigation systems.
Manually waters non-irrigated plants.
Performs all tasks related to mowing, mulching, weeding, plant installation and general landscaping for all areas throughout Zoo and Zoombezi Bay grounds and in and around egress and ingress areas.
Assists in browse collection.
Performs pesticide application and maintains relevant logs.
Installs and maintains hardscapes (e.g. retaining walls, walkways, pavers).
Maintains care of internal and external plant materials.
Provides general maintenance to any and all equipment utilized in the performance of job duties.
Provides support and assistance to any and all activities related to special events such as Wildlights and Zoofari.
May assist other facilities staff when required.
Assures safety of self, staff, animals and guests through regular participation in safety training and activities; compliance with standard operating procedures; and, proper operation and maintenance of equipment.
Participates in cross-training activities as directed.
Constantly strives to further the mission of the organization and avidly supports the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zoombezi Bay, Safari Golf Club and The Wilds.
Implements sustainable practices in daily tasks whenever possible.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Six months of related experience preferred.
Possession of Ohio public operator pesticide license within 6 months of entry into position required.
Knowledge of irrigation systems preferred.
Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing required.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays required.
Ability to plan and organize work in an efficient and cost-effective manner and without direct supervision required.
Ability to provide excellent guest service by positively interacting with guests and upholding the Make it G.R.E.A.T. standards required.
Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with all Zoo team members and contacts regarding company business required.
Ability to adhere to standard operating procedures including but not limited to safety protocols required.
Proof of negative TB screening prior to placement and annually thereafter required.
Possession of a valid Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license and a good driving record required, as well as ability to operate standard shift vehicles required.
Ability to adhere to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s drug-free workplace policy including but not limited to pre-employment, random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion and follow-up treatment required.
Ability to successfully complete a criminal history background check annually required.
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Asian-American Commerce Group (AACG) is a non-profit organization registered with the Secretary of the State and is staffed by volunteers. AACG was organized in July 1993 in recognition of the need for better communication among Asian American organizations in Central Ohio.