Saint Louis Zoo Equipment Operator/Site Work Laborer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Equipment Operator/Site Work Laborer

Equipment Operator/Site Work Laborer– (Seasonal)

Responsibilities: Assist with demolition, grading and installation of various projects on Zoo grounds. Assist with trenching, grading earthwork, excavation, asphalt paving and irrigation installation. Helpwith landscape installation and routine horticulture tasks including leaf removal and snow removal.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required with preference given to applicants with a Horticultural or related degree completed or in progress. 1-5 years of landscape or heavy equipment operation experience required. Experience operating equipment such as bobcats, skid loaders and tractors. Experience with retaining wall installation preferred. Knowledge of irrigation maintenance and repair, 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.