Supervisor of Zoo Facilities Operations, prov.

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Supervisor of Zoo Facilities Operations, prov.
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 09/30/22 05:00PM
Salary: $44,572.32 – $59,710.30 annually
Agency/Dept.: Parks

Description of Duties

This position, located at the Monroe County Seneca Park Zoo, is responsible for overseeing the work of staff consisting of horticulture and landscaping, ground equipment operators, building services & tram operations.  The employee coordinates with Zoo leadership staff to ensure the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards are met.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of an Assistant Zoo Superintendent – Facilities, or other higher-level staff member. Direct supervision is exercised over a Zoo Services Coordinator and Horticultural Aides.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus either: 

(A)  Graduation with a Bachelor's degree, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in horticulture, construction, or building and/or ground maintenance activities, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR,   

(B)  Graduation with an Associate's degree, plus four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as described in (A) above, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR,

(C)  Six (6) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as described in (A) above, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR,

(D)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.

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