Jul 22, 2022

Building & Grounds Manager

$45,000 - $52,000 yearly
  • John Ball Zoo
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Full-Time Nonprofit - Social Services Warehouse

Job Description

Building & Grounds Manager
COME WORK WILD WITH US
 
Be a difference maker and become part of a dynamic and growing Zoo focused on saving wildlife and wild places through conservation, education and exceptional guest experiences.  You would have the opportunity to impact our community and make a difference in the hearts and minds of our guests. 
 
BENEFITS AT JBZ
We offer incredibly competitive benefits. This includes FREE:
  • Medical plan option
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Dental & Vision for employee & family
  • 12 Full weeks of parental leave
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS
We offer 6 days of personal time, generous vacation time and 10 paid Holidays each year. We offer a 7% employer contribution to your 401K, zoo discounts, employee-only zoo experiences, tuition reimbursement, additional medical benefits to meet you and your family's needs, and a FREE Premium Zoo membership for you and your family.  This position will start at $45,000 year. 
 
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BUILDING & GROUNDS MANAGER  AT JBZ
The Building and Grounds Manager plans, organizes and supervises the daily maintenance and repair of structural features, fixtures, furnishings, operating systems, and horticultural and landscape forms and features of the assigned facilities. Supervises building operating services including custodial cleaning and maintenance; movement of freight and mail within the facility; loading dock operations; installation and maintenance of lawns, plantings and other horticultural features; and maintenance of parking areas and access ways.
 
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A BUILDING & GROUNDS MANAGER 
The ideal candidate would have the ability to interact positively with a wide array of individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. They should also have the ability to prioritize work effectively and show flexibility with daily responsibilities showing the ability to problem solve with minimal guidance. This person should have the ability to lead, motivate, and manage work teams to support organizational objectives and goals. They should have knowledge of federal, state, and local construction, fire, health, sanitation statues, codes, and ordinances. Have 3-5 years progressive responsibility building and grounds management experience for a zoo or similar organization. The ideal candidate would have a bachelors degree from an accredited institution OR equal experience. Three or more years of supervisory experience is preferred.
 
ARE YOU READY TO WORK WILD? 
 
 
John Ball Zoo is a drug free facility under federal regulations. 
 

States

MI

Salary

45,000

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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