Red Panda Cubs

HVAC Mechanic

At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!

Employment Status: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Experience Required: Experience equivalent to six (6) years commercial level work installing, maintaining, and repairing heating, ventilation, and airÔÇÉconditioning systems and refrigeration systems and completion of a vocational/trade school course or recognized apprenticeship program in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or G.E.D.

Department: Maintenance Services.

Direct Supervisor: Manager Maintenance.

Supervisory Responsibility: Direct (0); Indirect (0)

Primary Work Location: Zoo Setting both indoors and outdoors.

Certification: Valid Oklahoma driver’s license and pass a driver’s history check. Commercial Unlimited Mechanical (Contractor) licenses from the State of Oklahoma and the City of Oklahoma City in Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Gas Fitting and be EPA 1 and 2 or EPA 3 (Universal) certified within sixty (60) days. Must obtain Boiler Operator license within six (6) months of hire. Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, a physical examination, and a drug test.



Job Summary: The HVAC Mechanic installs, maintains, and repairs commercial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment/systems. This position maintains the proper operations, temperatures, and safety of commercial HVAC equipment/systems.



Physical Demands

  • Required to walk, sit and stand for periods of time.
  • Push, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, and move intermittently throughout the day.
  • May be exposed to fumes, odors, dust, moving mechanical parts and vehicles.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions, such as heat, cold, rain, snow and ice.
  • Exposure to potentially dangerous animals.


The Oklahoma City Zoological Park & Botanical Garden offers a competitive salary, starting at $18.15 per hour (pay commensurate with relevant experience) with excellent benefits. Please send resume to: Human Resources Department, Oklahoma City Zoological Park, 2101 N.E. 50th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111 or email

The Oklahoma City Zoo has a Smoke-Free Environment, is a Drug-Free Workplace, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


First consideration given to resumes received by December 29, 2019

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