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Operations Associate Needed- (Keenesburg)

The Wild Animal Sanctuary

CR 53 near CR 52
compensation: $60,000 – $80,000 (DOE)
employment type: full-time
job title: Operations Associate
Operations Associate
Status: Exempt Full-Time – Experienced/Expert-Level (Classification 9102)
Job Location: Keenesburg, CO (East of Denver) NO Remote opportunities available, on-site/in-person work needed
Salary: Annual- Starting at $60,000 – $80,000 (DOE)
Benefits: After 60 Days Health, Dental, Vision
Primary Function: Mechanical/Laborer/Welding/Construction
Direct Supervisor: Executive Director
Posted: Until -Filled

Apply At: https://wildanimalsanctuary.bamboohr.com/careers/43
Organization Overview:
Our Non-Profit Organization has a positive mission and team environment!
If you have you have a strong work ethic, a passion to contribute to a great cause, and experience with grounds maintenance, then apply for our Operations Associate position today.

Job Summary:
Mechanics 20% Laborer 30% Welding 10% Construction 20%
Perform other Job Duties as assigned 20%
With the guidance and under supervision of the Director of Operations and Executive Director, will organize, execute all functions of The Wild Animal Sanctuary, including, the areas of safety, maintenance, grounds, custodial, operations, transportation, sustainability, long-term facility care, welding, project construction, building and repair projects. Labor intensive and working in inclement weather is required. Job is relatable to in field or ranch hand work. Perform other related job duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements:
5-7 years of work experience in related field preferred
Some college or vocational training preferred but not required
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Required/Other Qualifications:
Possess a valid Colorado driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record
Solid understanding of mechanical, operating, and electrical functions
Knowledgeable with heavy equipment and maintenance
Heavy haul experience
Ability to liaise with other departments to achieve a common goal
Flexible to working some evenings and weekends (Project Construction Events)

Functions/Job Duties: (including but not limited to):
Maintenance and operations of The Wild Sanctuary grounds to include custodial, maintenance, transportation, facility operations and repair projects
Evaluates daily work orders and prioritizes as needed
Maintenance and routine care for all heavy equipment
Driving, operating, and transporting Heavy Equipment, Heavy Haul, Belly Dump as needed
Communicates matters involving facilities and grounds in a current and timely manner with the Director of Operations and Executive Director
Provide professional and effective project management, replacement planning, mechanical work, welding, general plumbing and electrical tasks.
Exercising sound independent judgement within general policy guidelines
Perform light excavation, using shovel, picks, and other equipment and tools to dig trenches and level ground
Able to lift 75lbs or more, physical abilities needed to complete the job: lifting and carrying heavy materials such as; furniture, equipment, and tools. Some tasks involve; climbing, crawling, and stooping to reach. Need to be able to; pull, push or manipulate heavy objects against resistance, work outdoors in temperature extremes and inclement weather. This work is performed in outdoor, shop, and office settings.
Performing seasonal cleaning and/or routine maintenance
Remove snow in winter conditions and keep outdoor areas safe during bad weather, including spreading deicer on walkways and steps
Able to maintain confidentiality; demonstrates sound judgement and discretion

Personal Characteristics:
Self-motivated, productive, and results-oriented
Keeping an organized and tidy workspace
Flexible, ability to adapt to change and shifting priorities and to work simultaneously on a variety of complex projects
Teamwork orientated with ability to work independently
Patient, a good listener, and a heart for animals
Desire to learn, grow, and be coached
Contribute to a positive culture

As you can see, we are looking for people who possess strong foundational skills with an attitude to succeed. If you are looking for a challenging and a rewarding service opportunity with real purpose, you have found the right opportunity!

Clear Focus:
The above Job Description is intended to describe the general duties/nature of the level of work being performed by the Operations Associate. This Job Description is not to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, and skills required. Job Descriptions are somewhat fluid and will change depending on the Organization’s strategic direction and overall objectives accordingly.

EEOC Statement:
Our Non-Profit organization, "The Wild Animal Sanctuary" is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7751362087

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