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Graphics & Exhibits Fabricator - Zoo

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Zoo 

Pay:  $20.03 per hour  

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


Performs technical work related to construction and maintenance of zoo interpretive displays, exhibit features, and signage. Fabricates, maintains, and repairs in coordination with design team. Prepares, sets up and tears down special events. Participates in all the above as a departmental team member and as requested by customer.


Design, Construct, and Maintain

  • Constructs, installs, and maintains interpretive and thematic displays, exhibit feature, signage, and guest amenities
  • Demonstrates and develops knowledge and methods for tools and equipment utilized
  • Demonstrates and develops skills to work proficiently with traditional and innovative designs and materials, such as fine carpentry, decorative welding, concrete, rock, various metal construction, paint and other surface finishes, audio/video systems, lighting, low-tech mechanics, and electronic special effects and interactives
  • Interprets and follows design requirements. Contributes construction and material solutions
  • Procures and maintains materials, equipment, and data files in an approved orderly fashion
  • Maintains knowledge of occupational hazards of trades
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance of all installations
  • Communicates and collaborates with co-workers


Inspect, Evaluate, Troubleshoot and Repair

  • Performs inspections of graphic and exhibit installations and equipment
  • Determines issues and conducts repairs
  • Delivers solutions that are cost & time effective
  • Utilizes the work request system


Event Setup and Interdepartmental Support

  • Performs setup of special events; including but not limited to providing for electrical, setup of lighting, signs, tents, props, and other structures
  • Designs and constructs various props/sets for special events
  • Assists departments when needed


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience in maintenance and/or construction or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is a driving level position that requires a valid Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance.


Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Two to four years’ experience in maintenance or construction. Certifications from a technical college in construction related fields.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita