San Antonio Zoo
  • 03-May-2021 to 17-May-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 13.17
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry. Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance benefits after 3 months of employment. Paid leave accrual benefits after 4 months of employment

Do you enjoy working outside? Do you have a passion for working with tools? As a full-time Mechanic - Fleet for San Antonio Zoo, you are responsible for various job assignments regarding the train and other Zoo vehicles. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!

We offer incredibly competitive benefits after 3 months of employment, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and paid time off (PTO) accrual after 4 months. Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, and merchandise! If this sounds like your dream to use your knowledge and skills to be part of an organization sharing our passion for animal care, education, and conservation, apply today!


As the Fleet Mechanic, you are responsible for skilled and semi-skilled labor tasks in various job assignments regarding the train and other Zoo vehicles. You will collaborate with the Lead Mechanic - Rides daily to assess and complete all assigned tasks and projects.

You must be fully committed to San Antonio Zoo's mission to create awareness that inspires action to care for the wildlife we steward and animals we protect. You take pride in knowing your hard work is making a difference in wildlife conservation.


  • Able to understand, foresee, and apply necessary safety precautions applicable to the Zoo environment.
  • Able to perform diagnostic tests to identify and develop corrective action plans in automotive mechanical systems.
  • Able to keep proper documentation on preventive maintenance and work performed on the fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of hand tools and simple equipment used in performing assigned jobs.
  • Associate degree equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • One-year trade experience, including the use of tools and equipment.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.
  • Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment National Sex Offender Search, Criminal Background Check, and Drug Screen.

Do you have an eye for details? Do you have in-depth knowledge of mechanics? If so, then you might be perfect for this mechanic position!


We are a year-round operation; this position requires a flexible schedule to work weekends, holidays, and occasionally special after-hours assignments.


All future zoo crew, please apply at and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!

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