Zoo LSS Technician

Zoo LSS Technician

Louisville Metro Government //
Louisvill, KY //
Apply by: July 12, 2024
Functions & Responsibilities

Essential Functions

Monitors Life Support Systems and maintenance of associated Life Support Systems (LSS) Equipment in support of the
Louisville Zoo aquatic animal exhibits
Monitors exhibit water treatment processes as well as maintaining equipment and making necessary changes or repairs as

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Conducts daily rounds on all life support and water works systems
Monitors LSS equipment and processes for normal operation and makes changes as needed
Performs troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance as needed to keep LSS equipment in excellent working
condition and appearance
Maintains specialized treatment systems like ozone generation equipment & peripherals, UV sterilizers and R.O. (Reverse
Osmosis) systems
Maintains LSS system logs and records
Interfaces with other departments to maintain the highest water quality standards
Cleans different life support areas routinely
Performs related work

Skills & Experience

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree
Aquatic Science
Biological Science
Marine Biology
Related field
Two years of Aquarium or marine mammal life support system operating experience
Other Minimums:
Must provide one’s own source of transportation
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
Must be on 24 hour call
Must be vaccinated for hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days
of initial assignment
Must pass an annual tuberculin test
Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHA

Job Requirements

Physical Requirements

Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management,
including mandatory overtime and performing related work

Salary & Benefits
Salary: $21.36 Hourly