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Tracy Aviary is now hiring for the following positions:

Assistant Rental Coordinator

Tracy Aviary is seeking two part-time employees to assist with booking and fulfilling on grounds rental events.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience while working in a fun and dynamic atmosphere.  Hours are flexible.  This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week or more as needed and available.  This position pays $8.50 per hour.

Essential functions:

  • Act as one of the premiere ambassadors for Tracy Aviary
  • Check and respond to all rental inquiries
  • Maintain and update venue calendar
  • Assist with or complete rental bookings
  • Process manual credit card transactions
  • Provide guests with guided tours of rental venues
  • Communicate with rental clients and answer questions as needed

Job Qualifications:  Applicant must be organized, responsible, outgoing, reliable and a self-starter.  Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively.

Comments:  Applicant must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Disclaimer:  This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of an employee assigned to this job.

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and references to:  Lindsay Hooker, Community Awareness Coordinator – lindsayh@tracyaviary.org with subject line “Assistant Rental Coordinator”

 


Bird Trainer

While the position of Bird Trainer has been filled, we are always accepting resumes for future openings.  To apply send resume, cover letter, and references to:

Helen Dishaw, Curator of Bird Training and Education Programs – helend@tracyaviary.org

 


Maintenance Technician

Tracy Aviary seeks a professional with strong organizational skills along with stellar communication skills to be our Maintenance Technician. Responsibilities include maintenance of Aviary buildings and grounds in order to promote a clean, healthy, safe and pleasant environment for aviary guests, staff and the birds.  Typical work week is Tuesday-Saturday.  This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position and pays $10.50 – $12.50 per hour depending on experience.  This is a benefited position.

Essential functions:

  • Perform work orders including repairs and fabrications as directed by Horticulture and Facilities Manager.
  • Daily maintenance of public and staff walkways through hosing, blowing, or shoveling to provide a clean and tidy appearance.
  • Quarterly inspections of Aviary facilities including documentation and commutation of identified problems to Director of Horticulture and Facilities.
  • Support and coordinate with volunteers, Custodial Technician and Horticulture Technician and various contractors in performance of various Aviary projects.
  • Communicate issues, problems, needs, and accomplishments to supervisor or senior staff as necessary
  • Assist aviary staff in dealing with facilities problems or emergencies.
  • Perform purchasing errands as directed by Director of Horticulture and Facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:  High School or Trade School graduate.  Valid driver’s license required.  Two years experience in grounds or facilities maintenance preferred.  Specific experience in welding, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, electrical or small motor repair also preferred.

Comments:  This position involves lifting heavy supplies, bending, cleaning and occasional carrying of items; use of various hand and electrical tools; working in all weather conditions.

Disclaimer:  This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of an employee assigned to this job.

Applications are being accepted until the position is filled. 

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and phone numbers for three references to: Matthew Utley, Director of Horticulture and Facilities, at matthewu@tracyaviary.org