Responsibilities:Position oversees general maintenance and upkeep of the Zooline Railroad track system. This position reports directly to the Lead Attractions Mechanic. Additionally, position assists Attractions Mechanics with maintenance and inspections for all Zoo Attractions operations including, but not limited to, the Zooline Railroad, 4-D Theater, and Carousel. Work would include replacing ties, spikes, and track. Greasing and degreasing various equipment as needed. Painting equipment or facilities. Performing oil changes, towing equipment, and vehicle maintenance and repairs, as well as any other duties assigned.
Qualifications:High School diploma required, experience or a trade degree in automotive preferred. Previous experience working on railroad track maintenance or in an automotive shop is also preferred. Some computer experience is required in Microsoft Office. Qualified candidates will be required to pass an annual physical to operate trains, be able to lift 40 pounds unaided, stand and walk for several hours, and work outdoors in all weather. Accepted candidates will also be required to work holidays, some evenings, and both weekend days if required to cover operations while other Maintenance staff is off. All successful candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test. COVID vaccinations are required for this position.