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Zoosiana | Zoo of Acadiana

Available Opportunities
Maintenance Assistant
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Maintenance Department

Successful applicants will be able to fulfill the multiple duties and responsibilities assigned to the Maintenance Department.  Some of those duties include, but are not limited to, repairs and maintenance in all zoo areas, cleaning, grounds keeping, and a variety of projects.  This is an out-of-doors position that requires progress in most weather elements (rain, cold, etc.). 


  • Must be able to work outdoors
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Must be able to lift over 50 pounds
  • Must have basic plumbing skills
  • Must have basic electrical skills
  • Must have basic carpentry skills
  • Must know how to use power tools
  • Must be able to use lawn equipment
  • Must be able to paint
  • Must be safety conscious
  • Must be organized
  • Must be dependable
  • Must NOT be afraid to get dirty