Help Wanted: Buttonwood Park Zoo Watchperson


WATCHPERSON (Part-time/No benefits)
$11.55hr – $15.92hr (plus 7% night differential)

Shift: 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 7:30 a.m. Sunday

Provides security to eliminate thefts or vandalism to vehicles and property, and performs janitorial duties.

Guards against fire, theft, vandalism and unlawful entry at assigned areas and buildings; checks locks to see that they are secure; maintains order in a given area; reports situations to police that cannot be handled immediately. Checks validity of individuals’ credentials; patrols buildings and grounds looking for foreign objects, missing or inoperable lights. Checks gates, doors, exhibit fences inside perimeter; patrols parking lot. May perform other duties such as checking boilers, regulating heat. Maintains and cleans buildings, offices and restrooms to ensure that these are kept clean and orderly.

Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with a good driving record. Must have a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, mandatory by MGL Chapter 6 Sec. 172C.

High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.

For application/complete job description, please visit or contact Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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  1. I have expirence in this type of field for 4 yrs. In orlando Florida

  2. Nancy Hetman-LaVigne

    Would be interesting work

  3. Christopher clough

    Former police officer. Currently working at St Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford as a security officer and special police officer in New Bedford for last 6 years

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