Saint Louis Zoo Automotive Mechanic/Site Work Laborer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Automotive Mechanic/Site Work Laborer

Automotive Mechanic/Site Work Laborer– (Part-Time Medical Benefit Eligible)

Responsibilities: Looking for an individual with knowledge and experience of automotive diagnostics, repairs and preventive maintenance procedures including but not limited to full-size vehicles, construction equipment and small engine repair to assist in maintenance of Zoo’s vehicle and equipment fleet. Experience operating heavy equipment such as backhoe, tractor, and skid steers a plus. Individual may be asked to work with site work crew to install various projects on Zoo grounds to include asphalt paving, landscape installation and routine horticulture tasks such as leaf and snow removal.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Basic understanding of gas, diesel and two cycle engine operation and maintenance required, technical school background or field experience preferred. Candidates must have the physical ability to lift 50 pounds or more. Experience operating equipment such as bobcats, skid steers and tractors a plus, certification in heavy equipment operation and maintenance preferred. Valid driver’s license required. All successful candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test.