The Columbus Zoological Park Association

Seasonal Rides Maintenance – Waterpark Assistant

Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1414
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium






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  • Performs required daily maintenance inspections on park attractions, including but not limited to dry park rides, waterslides and pools.
  • Responsible for basic and routine pool cleaning and recording chemical readings, water temperatures, etc. as required by the supervisor.
  • Performs basic building, attraction and grounds maintenance including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, mechanical and all preventative maintenance activities related to structures.
  • May operate equipment or motorized vehicles (e.g. drills, saws, bobcat, tractor, truck, and high lifts) in performance of duties.
  • May work with a variety of chemicals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Posted schedule may be subject to change based on operational needs such as weather condition, guest attendance and department needs


  • 18 years of age or older.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two years related experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record.
  • Able to operate and maintain mechanical equipment safely.
  • Able to perform heavy physical work for extended periods of time.
  • Able to climb ladders, work at heights up to 100 feet, and/or in enclosed spaces.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain.)
  • Able to balance multiple assignments successfully.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to provide excellent guest service by positively interacting with guests and upholding the Make it G.R.E.A.T. standards required.
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior towards guests and fellow team members.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance, per the employee handbook.
  • Able to work flexible schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • This position is seasonal and not eligible for overtime pay.
  • Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Subject to Criminal Background check.
  • Subject to BMV check.


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