Operations Technician

The Position

The Operations Technician reports to the Director of Operations and carries out diverse maintenance activities fundamental to the maintenance and use of the facilities. Overall duties may include light carpentry, pest control, painting, general upkeep and repair, cleaning, and grounds maintenance, among others. The Operations Department works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to accomplish work goals.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Complete and report maintenance requests submitted via work order system
  • Assess and resolve repair and maintenance issues onsite
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance
  • Maintain material and supply inventory
  • Fix and maintain property grounds
  • Transport goods and/or equipment as needed
  • Perform janitorial duties as necessary to maintain clean facilities
  • Performs other maintenance duties as assigned by the Operations Supervisor
  • Set-up/break down of events (tables, chairs, AV when necessary)


  • At least two years of experience in facilities maintenance or related field
  • Able to walk, bend, stoop, balance, and reach for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Able to work independently without direct supervision
  • Able to work effectively under pressure, and against limited time constraints
  • Able to prioritize and work cooperatively with staff and volunteers from various departments
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and valid California driver’s license

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Medium strength demands include lifting 20-50 pounds occasionally, 10- 25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Requires handling, using vision and hearing, and talking.
  • Frequently requires standing, fine dexterity, walking, lifting, sitting, reaching, pushing/pulling, balancing, and twisting. Occasionally requires carrying, kneeling, foot controls, bending, and crouching. Rarely requires climbing.

Non-Physical Demands:

  • Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting. Rarely requires emergency situations.

Overall Working Conditions:

  • Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.
  • Primarily office environment and infrequent outdoor event and/or outreach sites.

Hours, Benefits & Compensation

This is a non-exempt 40 hours a week position with an hourly rate of $16.50.

Lindsay offers a competitive benefits package including paid sick time, vacation, holidays and 401K eligibility.


Send cover letter, resume and three references to: [email protected] Please put “Operations Technician” in the subject line.

References will not be checked without permission.

*Submit all materials in PDF format with your first initial and last name in the document name

Example: JSmith_Resume.pdf

Position Availability

Open until filled. Expected start date is Nov. 15, 2019.

Lindsay Wildlife is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.  Lindsay Wildlife does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation or physical condition.