Security Assistant Technician

Fort Worth Zoo, 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America Req #483
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
This position will Install, maintain and inspect Zoo electronic security equipment and key systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Install and maintain locks and access control devices
• Install and maintain CCTV equipment
• Install and maintain fire, burglary and life safety systems
• Install and maintain perimeter gates and motors
• Schedule and assist in the inspection and maintenance of backflow devices, fire sprinkler/extinguisher and fire detection systems
• Assist with security related functions as needed
• Assist with emergency response as needed
• Assist with security staff as needed
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• Familiarity with electronics and electronics testing equipment
• Ability to learn proprietary hardware and software configuration and maintenance aspects
• Ability to work in fast paced, high stress environment 
• Attention to aesthetics and a penchant for creativity
• Ability to complete work orders in a timely manner
• Valid driver license with acceptable motor vehicle record to maintain zoo standards of insurability
• Must be able to obtain a valid Texas Department of Public Safety Private Security Bureau Locksmith or Alarm System Installer registration card within 6 months

Education and/or Experience:
• Experience with electronics maintenance and repair
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Experience as a locksmith or alarm installer preferred

Physical Demands: 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• Team oriented environment
• Ability to work irregular hours (holidays and weekends)
• Ability to work special events and functions as required
• Ability to work outdoors in heat, cold and inclement weather

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as a complete inventory of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an at-will basis.

This is a full-time position and offers the following benefits: 
• Medical and Prescription Drug (Employee Coverage 90% Employer Paid, Dependent Coverage 55% Employer Paid)
• Vision
• Dental
• Basic Life AD&D (100% Employer Paid)
• Short Term Disability (100% Employer Paid)
• Long Term Disability (100% Employer Paid)
• Supplemental Life
• Flexible Spending Account
• 401k
• Paid Time Off (Accrual Equivalent to 5 Weeks Per Year)
• PTO Rollover
• PTO Sell Back
• Free Zoo Membership
• Free Guest Passes
• Discounts on Food, Merchandise, Attractions, Admission and Programs

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Fort Worth Zoo, 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America