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Zoo LSS Technician – Louisville, KY

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Job Title

Zoo LSS Technician


Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government

Job Description

DescriptionEssential Functions:Monitors Life Support Systems and maintenance of associated Life Support Systems (LSS) Equipment in support of the Louisville Zoo aquatic animal exhibits
Monitors exhibit water treatment processes as well as maintaining equipment and making necessary changes or repairs as neededExamples of DutiesExamples of Work:UNDER CLOSE SUPERVISION
Conducts daily rounds on all life support and water works systems
Monitors LSS equipment and processes for normal operation and makes changes as needed
Performs troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance as needed to keep LSS equipment in excellent working condition and appearance
Maintains specialized treatment systems like ozone generation equipment & peripherals, UV sterilizers and R.O. (Reverse Osmosis) systems
Maintains LSS system logs and records
Interfaces with other departments to maintain the highest water quality standards
Cleans different life support areas routinely
Performs related workMinimum RequirementsPhysical Requirements & Working Conditions:Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related workMinimum Requirements:Bachelor’s degree
Aquatic Science
Biological Science
Marine Biology
Related field
Two years of Aquarium or marine mammal life support system operating experienceOther Minimums:Must provide one’s own source of transportation
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
Must be on 24 hour call
Must be vaccinated for hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days of initial assignment
Must pass an annual tuberculin test
Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHAEquivalency:An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substitutedLouisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor’s Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.
Full Time Regular· Medical· Dental· Vision· Group Term Life· Supplemental Life· Accidental Death & Dismemberment· Sick Leave· Vacation· Holiday Pay· Bereavement Leave· Kentucky Public Pensions Authority· 457 Deferred Comp· Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits· Tuition Assistance· Qualified Adult Benefits· Childcare Assistance· Free TARC Use
· Paid Parental LeavePart Time – 17.5 to 25 Hours Per Week· Vacation (pro rata)· Sick Leave (pro rata)· Holiday Pay (pro rata)Part Time – Less Than 17.5 Hours Per Week· Ineligible For BenefitsTemporary Positions· Ineligible For BenefitsInterns· Ineligible For Benefits

Expected Salary

$21.36 per hour


Louisville, KY

Job Posting Date

Sun, 30 Jun 2024 07:04:29 GMT

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