Six Flags Discovery Kingdom //
Vallejo, CA //
Posted on: July 2, 2016 //

The Water Quality Technician is responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the aquatic animal life support systems (LSS).

Functions & Responsibilities

Essential Functions

-Basic Operation of all LSS with some supervision
-Conduct rounds of all filtration areas to inspect pumps, motors, generators, chillers, boilers, and other LSS equipment.
-Basic water testing using correct lab practices and procedures.
-Supervised addition of chemicals to LSS.
-Keep records and inventory.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

-Maintain communication with Supervisors and other disciplines within the Aquatic Sciences and Animal Care Departments.
-Use computers for communication, LSS monitoring/operation, reference, and reports/logs.
-Keep records and inventory.
-Assist in animal moves and transport operations.
-Perform basic mechanical, electrical, and plumbing repairs and preventative maintenance with supervision.
-Follow all policies and procedures of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Animal Care, and the Aquatic Sciences Department.
-Adhere to all federal and state guidelines, regulations, and laws.

Skills & Experience

Knowledge & Skills

-Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
-Must be able to read, write, and speak in English.
-Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to operate vehicles (including but not limited to forklifts, golf carts, cars, trucks).
-Must be able to work with chemicals and follow SDS.

Education & Experience

-Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
-Knowledge of life support systems and basic plumbing is encouraged.

Job Requirements

Physical Requirements

-Must be physically able to sit, stand, walk, duck, crawl, climb stairs and ladders, work at heights with fall protection, swim, and pass an annual physical exam and stress test.

Working Conditions

-Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
-Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends.

Salary & Benefits