San Diego Zoo Internships – Buildings & Grounds Attendant

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Job Description:

The Buildings and Grounds Attendant will support San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’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:

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

Job Requirements:

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

Job Details:

Company:  San Diego Zoo Global

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Escondido, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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