Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $15-$16
Organization's Mission: Join Tracy Aviary in our mission to inspire curiosity and caring for birds and nature through conservation and education by becoming a steward of our buildings and grounds.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Tracy Aviary's Justice, Equality, Diversity, Accessibility, and Inclusion committee is dedicated to excellence in implementing initiatives that create a more equitable, accessible, and inclusive environment for staff, guests, volunteers, and partners; thereby increasing diversity and justice, which will contribute to our capacity to thrive and ability to be an outstanding, and welcoming to all, community partner.
Position Summary: Maintenance Technicians are specialists who work to prevent and repair damage to our buildings and grounds, and create improvements to our facility. They work with bird care staff, conservationists, horticulturalists, and more to come up with creative solutions for the unique needs of a zoo environment, under the guidance of the Facilities Technician. Technicians work indoors and outdoors, in all weather conditions. They possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team, have good communication and organizational skills, and excellent problem solving skills. This position works at both the Tracy Aviary in Liberty Park, and at the Jordan River Nature Center.
Primary Responsibilities: Primary Responsibilities:
- Using hand and power tools to perform repairs
- Completing both daily and quarterly preventive maintenance work, such as changing air filters and greasing gates
- Writing work requests
- Following written work requests
- Troubleshooting malfunctioning HVAC, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems, and relaying that information to the Facilities Manager and outside contractors
- Maintaining the appearance of grounds by sweeping, hosing, raking, and snow removal, when necessary
- Responding to emergencies under the direction of the Facilities Manager
- Communicating with the Facilities Manager and Operations team by text, email, and radio
- Other tasks related to Tracy Aviary’s Operations department
Desired Qualifications: Qualifications:
- High school graduate or equivalent
- 1-2 years of experience in professional maintenance
- Experience in one or more of carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, irrigation, small appliance repair, welding, and/or electrical preferred
- Able to follow written and verbal directions
- Able to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Good decision making and problem solving skills
- Basic computer and math skills
- Able to lift up to 50lbs, and work in all weather conditions
- A valid US driver’s license is preferred
Benefits / Why Work With Us: - Health Insurance
- Dental
- Vision
- 403b
- Life Insurance
- Pro deal
How to Apply: This position is open until filled. No telephone calls please. Email a resume and cover letter to Rhea Wilson, Facilities Manager, at Visit our website at for more information about Tracy Aviary.
Location: Tracy Aviary - Liberty Park Campus


Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Rhea Wilson
Phone: (801) 596-8500 ext. 115