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Facility Department Intern (Fall 2024)

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ORGANIZATION: Zoo Atlanta

  • 2 people are interested
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  • Fall 2024 Term Schedule:
    Applications due: Wednesday, June 19
    Determination letters sent by Friday, July 26
    ​​​​​​​Term: August 27 - December 20

Please follow instructions and apply online at: http://bit.ly/3IxjUxH

FACILITY DEPARTMENT INTERNSHIP

Zoo Atlanta’s Facility Department is responsible for building, habitats, grounds, pathways, landscapes and event spaces from a general cleanliness, maintenance, and upkeep perspective to ensure superior guest satisfaction and safety. The facilities department are broken down into three departments: Horticulture, Maintenance and Grounds Quality.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This voluntary internship program provides qualified individuals with professional experience in the daily operations of the facilities department. The main role of an intern is to work directly with each department in facilities and see all aspects of what it entails to operate a zoo.

RESPONSIBILIITES: Facilities interns are supervised by a staff member within either the Maintenance, Horticulture or Grounds Quality department or the Assistant Project Manager in Facilities. Assignments and opportunities that are available to a Facilities intern are based on individual progress during the internship.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Spend time with each department to see daily operations
  • Allow qualified individuals the opportunity to gain personal experience as a facilities intern at a world-class zoological facility
  • Provide an opportunity to gain a strong understanding of potential careers in facilities management
  • Work on MWBE database to acquire new contractors
  • Walk zoo grounds and check for needed maintenance
  • Assist facilities assistant project manager with current departmental projects
  • Become familiar with work order system, Asset Essentials (Dude Solutions)
  • Enhance productivity and efficiency of Facilities Department

Please follow instructions and apply online at: http://bit.ly/3IxjUxH

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About Zoo Atlanta

Location:

800 Cherokee Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30315, US

Mission Statement

We save wildlife and their habitats through conservation, research, education and engaging experiences. Our efforts connect people to animals and inspire conservation action.

Description

Zoo Atlanta is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to saving wildlife and their habitats. We dedicate our resources to conservation, research, education and engaging experiences to help connect people to animals and inspire conservation action. Learn more about us on our website: zooatlanta.org.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Environment
Animals, Community, Environment

WHEN

Tue Aug 27, 2024 - Mon Nov 25, 2024

WHERE

Zoo Atlanta800 Cherokee Ave SEAtlanta, GA 30315

(33.73414,-84.37227)
 

SKILLS

  • Facilities Management
  • Landscaping
  • Architecture
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 24-32 hrs/week
  • • Must be able to work approximately 8 hours per day on assigned days • Must provide proof of negative TB test and be willing to submit to a background check

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