San Diego Zoo Hiring – Grounds Attendant

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Job Description:

The Buildings and Grounds Attendant will support San Diego Zoo Global’s mission of saving species worldwide by keeping all assigned areas clean, sanitary, safe, and orderly. This position will report to the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, Manager, and/or Senior Operations Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operates trucks and/or carts used in cleaning operations
  • Polishes stainless steel and brass surfaces
  • Steam cleans and/or pressure washes bins, grounds, equipment and vehicles
  • Cleans interiors of buildings
  • Maintains cleanliness of tools, equipment and vehicles
  • Adheres to all SDZG and department policies and practices
  • Consistently meets all of the organization and department’s performance standards
  • Cleans patios, walk ways, streets, and other public areas
  • Cleans, maintains and restocks restrooms
  • Possesses good work ethics
  • Sorts recycled materials
    Loads debris and refuse on trucks
  • Empties and cleans trash/recycle containers
  • Follows the “Rules of Engagement” on a daily basis
  • Practices the GRRREAT Customer Service Standards
  • Washes windows, cleans walls, blinds and furniture
  • Cleans tables, chairs, benches, signs, umbrellas and awnings
  • Maintains a high level of professionalism
  • Vacuums carpets and waxes floors using heavy equipment
  • Drains and cleans pools as needed
  • Collects trash and debris
  • Supports the management team and decisions
  • Performs minor and routine utility maintenance repairs

Job Requirements:

  • Methods, materials and equipment used in grounds keeping and custodial work
  • Communicating effectively (verbal and written)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Safely operating carts, small and large motor vehicles·
  • Consistently performing essential job functions
  • Safely operating power cleaning equipment and heavy equipment
  • Proper handling and usage of cleaning equipment and chemicals
  • Excellent guest service skills
  • Completing work on schedule with minimal supervision
  • Safe work practices and policies
  • Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public and employees
  • Working in a diverse team environment and motivate others
  • Multi-tasking and prioritizing
  • Working in a fast-paced, high volume diverse team environment·
  • Following directions effectively
  • Performing heavy manual labor effectively

Job Details:

Company:  San Diego Zoo Global

Vacancy Type:  Part Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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