LABORER

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Position Title: Laborer, 2nd Shift ( 2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.)

Department: Grounds

Position Status: Full-time, Hourly

 

Responsibilities/ Duties:

  • Responsible for trash and organic waste collection and removal;
  • Makes deliveries to departments as required;
  • Responsible for special events setups and breakdowns;
  • Assists the gardeners, keepers and tradesmen as required;
  • Cuts grass, performs leaf removal, shovels snow and performs other outside maintenance tasks as required;
  • Moves heavy furniture, boxes, equipment, tables, chairs, etc.
  • Performs material handling and loading and unloading of trucks as needed;
  • Operates heavy mechanical cleaning equipment such as floor scrubbers, snow blowers, buffers, etc,;
  • Performs activities and functions of related lower-level personnel and other related tasks and duties as assigned.
  • Provides “wild service” when interacting with visitors and staff.
  • Participates in Zoo functions as required.
  • Participates in educational trade classes as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Education  

  • High school diploma or equivalent and one to three years’ experience is preferred;
  • Ability to read, write and communicate at a level that enables the individual to perform essential functions;
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds chest height;
  • Position may have to work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Shift is daylight, also requiring availability on weekends and holidays.
  • Valid PA driver’s license required at all times; annual verification must be provided;
  • Must be able to drive utility cart, utility van (small to large) and dump truck (one ton and less);
  • Position is physically demanding requiring the ability to walk, stand, lift, push, pull, carry, bend, stoop, twist, etc.

Interested candidates should submit resume to:

HR@pittsburghzoo.org

 

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