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Animal Keeper - Australasia (Full Time)

TITLE: Animal Keeper

RESPONSIBLE TO: Animal Assistant Manager/Animal Team Lead



This position will work with the Zoo's Australasia team, which is responsible for the daily husbandry of Sumatran tigers, Bornean orangutans, Francois langurs, red pandas, lion-tailed macaques, red kangaroos, Matschie's tree kangaroos, parma wallaby, dingos, emu, common pea fowl, rhinoceros hornbill, and 17 other species of bird in a free-flight aviary. Under direction, this position performs routine work assignments involving the care of Zoo animals and maintenance of exhibits, enclosures, service and animal holding areas. Performs related work as required.


  • Prepares diets for the animal collection; cleans animal exhibits, service and holding areas.

  • Responsible for the daily observation of animal health and welfare.

  • Reports births, deaths, injuries and/or irregular behavior of animals to appropriate manager.

  • Maintains daily reports and other records.

  • Assists in training animals for basic husbandry and enrichment behaviors.

  • Assists with the movement, capture and restraint of animals.

  • Assists with animal health procedures.

  • Answers visitor's questions about the Zoo and the animals as necessary.

  • Does public speaking for animal chats, animal shows and media when assigned.

  • Reports maintenance issues and potential safety hazards to appropriate manager.

  • Performs minor repairs and improvements of exhibits under supervision.

  • Assists in training new keepers, interns and volunteers.

  • Carries out duties and job assignments as delegated by appropriate Animal Assistant Manager or Animal Curator.


Active. Heavy lifting – lifts and carries items weighing up to 75 pounds. Sufficient mobility, vision and hearing are needed to ensure a safe work environment. Must be able to be on feet for four hours at a time.


Occasionally in a climate controlled building environment. Mainly outside working in extremes of heat, up to 100° + in summer and temperatures below freezing in winter.


  • Internal: Daily with other zoo employees.

  • External: Daily with visitors, volunteers and guests.


  • Knowledge of animal behavior.

  • Knowledge of procedures used for the proper care and handling of exotic and domestic animals.

  • Eventual knowledge of zoo safety rules and regulations.

  • Ability to tolerate stress working with exotic animals.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions including procedures for care and maintenance of animals, exhibit, service and holding spaces.

  • Ability to endure high risk situations when feeding, transferring or restraining animals.

  • Ability to exhibit patience when caring for animals.

  • Ability to exercise judgment concerning assigned work activities.

  • Skill in tact and diplomacy when interacting with co-workers, visitors and volunteers.

  • Skill in observation in order to recognize and evaluate conditions of animal health, diets and behavior.


Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science or a closely related field. High school Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Certificate accepted with at least one year of experience in a similar position.


  • Must have valid driver's license.

  • Proof of current negative TB Test.

  • Willingness to work a rotating shift and rotate work tasks.

  • Ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays, during all climatic conditions.

  • All duties, skills and abilities considered essential unless otherwise noted.

  • This job description does not imply a contract to work.

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Parks Animal Keeper

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Parks Animal Keeper

This recruitment will be advertised

from April 22, 2017 through May 7, 2017.

Human Resource Services (HRS) will only accept applications from Monday, May 8, 2017 through Friday, May 19, 2017 11:59 P.M. (P.S.T.)


This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Parks Animal Keeper positions within OC Parks. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classification.


Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as posting will close

Friday, May 19, 2017



The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.

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OC COMMUNITY RESOURCES (OCCR): On March 18, 2008, the Board of Supervisors approved the creation of OC Community Resources, made up of OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, OC Parks, Housing & Community Development/Homeless Prevention, and OC Public Libraries.

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OC PARKS:OC Parks encompasses regional, wilderness and historical facilities, as well as coastal areas throughout the County of Orange in California. Featuring 60,000 acres of parkland, open space and shoreline, Orange County's award-winning parks and programs are enjoyed by millions of residents and visitors each year, in ways as diverse as the parks themselves.

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The County of Orange OC Zoo is seeking qualified candidates who are committed, caring, self-motivated, team player, excellent communicator with strong customer service skills, and have a genuine desire to work with exotic animals. If this sounds like you, come join our team!

OC Parks has a current vacancy in the OC Zoo for a Parks Animal Keeper. The Parks Animal Keeper will work under the direction of the Zoo Curator and Zoo Director. These are professional positions, which require experience with, and knowledge of, exotic animals. The Parks Animal Keeper must complete daily tasks in a timely fashion with minimal supervision once trained, keep good daily records, and be proficient at observing animals. The OC Zoo staff members are committed to providing a high quality operation of animal care and a pleasant visitor experience; and will perform but not limited to the following duties:

  • Observe and carry out all basic aspects of the daily care of the animals

  • Report any observed health or behavioral abnormalities

  • Follow all approved operation procedures listed in string duty assignments

  • Maintain behavioral enrichment programs for your assigned animals

  • Maintain a professional and positive working attitude in all aspects of daily work

  • Participate and develop programs focused on enhancing the guest experience

  • Give presentations to the general public and engage with park visitors by discussing animal natural history, natural habitats, status of animals in the wild, care and feeding of animals, and other topics of interest

  • Prepares daily records and logs and maintain monthly reports

  • Cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to zoo grounds and structures

  • Inspects and maintain public walks, paths, zoo grounds, plants and animal enclosures

  • Reviews appropriate literature to maintain up-to-date knowledge of animal care techniques


The ideal candidate will possess 3+ years of related experience working with operant conditioning, animal enrichment, recording keeping and striving to maintain best practices concerning animal husbandry in a zoological setting. Experience working at a public/private zoo, wildlife sanctuary, or animal breeding facility and a bachelor's degree in a natural science or related field is preferred, as well as, construction and computer skills.

The ideal candidates application for this Parks Animal Keeper will possess and show experience in the core competencies listed below:

Zoo Expertise: Hands-On Experience

  • Exotic, native, and domestic animal care (birds, reptiles and mammals)

  • Feeding and diet preparation

  • Ability to train novice animals

  • Understanding of operant conditioning and training techniques

  • Medical and behavioral observation

  • Animal capture and restraint techniques

  • The ability to detect changes in an animal's physical and psychological condition on a daily basis

  • Training and conditioning assigned animals according to preset plans in order to maintain their health and welfare

Safety Savvy: Proven Knowledge to

  • Inspect and maintain public walks, paths, zoo grounds, plants and animal enclosures

  • Follow safety policies and procedures (both written and oral)

  • Perform safe practices while working around the animals during capture and restraint

  • Actively and effectively researches information needed

  • Ensure continuous public and staff safety in the zoo grounds

  • Follow safety procedures with chemicals, disinfectants and veterinary medications

  • Perform safe practices with the operation of vehicles and tools

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Animal Care Helper

Our clients include integrated oil companies, major mining multinationals, as well as several of the world's largest global electric utilities and power-generation firms. In addition, we work closely with the Global Markets group by supporting energy and commodity trading and sector analysis/portfolio management groups within financial institutions. We also collaborate with the other client services teams on a variety of strategic research projects and thematic workshops.


  1. Must be able to handle dogs of all sizes and cats
  2. Must enjoy working with both people and pets
  3. Must have the stamina to walk energetic dogs as well as ensure our pet resort looks inviting and clean
  4. Must have a flexible work schedule where you can work during the week, as well as, on the weekends and holiday time frames.
  5. Must be able to follow directions and comply with processes and procedures
  6. Must have a keen sense of observation when observing the pets
  8. CSRs: Must be able to multi-task and handle large phone call volumes and walk in tours
  9. CSRs: Must have a positive, upbeat phone voice and personality

Primary Services

?Direct advisory services: We offer quarterly in-person commodity outlook presentations, tailored to client interests within our broad suite of thematic coverage. In addition, clients have full access to Eurasia Group's research platform of directors and senior analysts via phone and email.

?Regional and thematic research products: Our group's flagship product is Energy Trendwatch, which is distributed to clients on a weekly basis. Our clients also receive Eurasia Group's suite of daily, weekly, and monthly publications, ranging from event-driven notes to forward-looking regional and global outlooks.

?Tailored projects & consulting: We provide a variety of bespoke services in conjunction with Eurasia Group's regional research groups, including market-entry analysis, executive briefings, monitoring services, strategic planning, country studies, and sector-focused comparative risk modeling.

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Grounds Keepers

Under general supervision of designated supervisor, to perform a variety of skilled or semi‑skilled tasks, or skilled labor related to grounds and way maintenance, installation or construction. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: * Perform tasks relating to the installation and maintenance of turf including mowing, fertilization, irrigation, insect/weed control, and dethatching, seeding, sodding, aeration and site preparation.

  • Perform tasks relating to the installation and maintenance of trees, shrubs and flowers, including pruning, cabling, fertilization, irrigation, insect/weed control and removal as required.

  • Perform tasks related to construction, installation and maintenance of sidewalks, patios, retaining walls, benches, sign standards, stairs and sweeping of paved areas.

  • Maintain cleanliness of grounds including litter control, leaf removal and sweeping of paved areas.

  • Operate and maintain equipment to perform above duties including tractors, one ton dump trucks, lawnmowers, line trimmers, blowers, chain saws, bucket trucks, rototillers, sand/salt spreaders and snow blowers.

  • Report under emergency conditions such as snow removal, downed trees and storm water maintenance, as required.

  • Assist with moving and special events, as required.

  • Act as crew leader in some tasks as assigned.

  • Perform related duties as assigned. Minimum Acceptable Qualifications: * One year of related experience.

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy work with exposure to inclement weather conditions for prolonged periods of time.

  • Must be able to wear and use appropriate protective equipment as necessary. Additional Desirable Qualifications: * Valid commercial operator's license. CDL/Class B License.

  • Pesticide/herbicide applicator's license. A criminal background check, results of which are not necessarily a bar to employment, and a drug screen are required. Please call 662-283-1068 to schedule a time to fill out an application.

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Project Sr. Time Keeper - Night Shift

Title: Project Sr. Time Keeper

  • Night Shift Location: US-US-TX-Ingleside Job Number: 1052084 KBR COMPANY INFORMATION When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless.

    As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power, industrial, and commercial markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business segments, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our clients have come to value us, because they know We Deliver. With more than 27,000 employees around the world, we deliver top-quality service and performance in engineering, construction, operations and maintenance, logistics and project management services to clients who entrust us with their most vital projects.

    Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed. Position Title: Sr. Project Time Keeper

  • NIGHT SHIFT Job Assignment Location: Ingleside, TX Rate of Pay: $29 Work Schedule: 5/10 Position Description Responsible for maintaining an accurate account of hours worked on all employees for a project site.

    Duties include completing timesheets, posting, balancing, labor distributions, recaps, computation of wages and adjustments, and preparation of payrolls. Also responsible for recording maintenance and project payroll reports as required and closing a payroll. Requires a minimum of 1-2 years timekeeping experience, computer experience, and up-to-date knowledge of benefit plans, IRS requirements/regulations, and EEO policies and a high school graduate or equivalent.

    Requirements 5 - 10 years of work related Timekeeping/Accounting experience in Construction/ Maintenance Previous KBR knowledge highly desired with SAP experience Must pass Background and Drug Test and possession of TWIC card BENEFITS KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development. KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. policies. Job: Accounting/Financial

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Product Marketing Manager - Pro Animal

Position Title          Product Marketing Manager- Pro Animal- IL #3647
Relocation              Yes
Location                  Western Illinois
Global manufacturer looking for a Product Marketing Manager.
This position is responsible for leading all marketing activities of the Animal Products division.  The Marketing Manager is a self-directed marketing professional who is responsible for developing strong long and short-term brand, marketing, promotional, new product development and merchandising strategies.
Key Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Advocate for the brand vision, strategy and positioning in the marketplace.
  • Develop comprehensive market strategies, including product positioning and competitive analysis.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans and calendars by brand, segment and channel.
  • Ability to prepare creative briefs and direct internal/external resources.
  • Proactively lead the concept and design of new products and/or packaging to meet changing demands of the market, increase market share and increase profitability.
  • Coordinate new product launches, line extensions, promotions, pricing, packaging, advertising, market research and analysis of customer trends.
  • Lead and direct various marketing communications projects, brand/product videos, merchandising and advertising (print, digital, etc.) to increase sales.
  • Work closely with Sales to develop and manage customer strategies.
  • Use financial data to make sound decisions that achieve key strategic initiatives.
  • Achieve company sales and profit objectives.
  • Establish and manage divisional products and marketing budget against plan.
  • Product management of Pet Specialty and Professional Pet Markets.
  • Mentor marketing team, develop their skill sets and create individual develop plans for each.
The ideal person for this position has the following minimal requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing required; MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of related experience in a CPG or related environment
  • Strong new product development and marketing experience required
  • Strong leadership, creative, problem-solving, presentation, planning and organizing skills
  • Proven ability to convert strategies into operational plans and tactical execution
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to set priorities according to business needs
  • Ability to take initiative and resolve complex marketing issues
  • Strong Computer/Microsoft skills
  • Experience with Social Media platforms
  • Travel up to 20% annually for customer presentations, trade shows, etc.
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
1.  Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing required.  MBA preferred.
2.  5+ years of product marketing management experience in a CPG or related environment.
3.  Strong new product development and marketing experience required.
4.  Experience with Social Media platforms.
5.  Interest in working in Sterling, IL.

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House Keeper

JOB SUMMARY The Housekeeper plans and carries-out all housekeeping needs of assigned facility. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES * Maintains cleanliness of all living and common areas, furniture, appliances, windows and floors in assigned house.

  • Dusts and cleans all blinds in assigned house and offices.

  • Replenishes supplies and empties trash.

  • Utilizes a variety of housekeeping equipment and moves, stocks and replenishes supplies.

  • May work and travel between facilities in local area to provide housekeeping services.

  • Works a flexible schedule, including weekends. JOB QUALIFICATIONS * Previous experience creating and maintain schedule and working independently to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work weekends and varied hours.

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds and climb stairs frequently.

  • Valid driver license, excellent driving record, reliable transportation and valid auto insurance.

  • Previous housekeeping experience preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Grounds Keeper

SBM Management is searching for a Grounds Keeper! The Grounds keeper maintains the grounds of industrial, commercial, or public property.

  • Maintains cleanliness of assigned area including but not limited to the removal of litter/debris, clearance of passage ways, and making minor repairs to items such as fences, gates, walls, and walks.

  • Safely uses, maintains, and performs minor repairs on equipment such as lawn mowers, snow removal equipment, power washers, trimmers, edging tools, shears, and blowers.

  • Complies with safety rules, policies and procedures including use of personal protective equipment. Stops at risk behaviors of others and self.

  • Communicates with co-workers, management, and customers in a professional manner.

  • Supports shift lead in completing punch-list items and has the ability to take direction and respond to supervision.

  • Responds to trouble calls and clean up spills.

  • Provides a professional appearance and conduct.

  • Provides customer services and satisfaction.

  • Understands reporting systems, and of the environment.

  • Examples of tasks may include: · Cleans grounds and removes litter and weeds. · Cuts, waters, and edges lawns and shrubs. · Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls. · Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs. · Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides. · Rakes and bags or burns leaves. · Shovels snow from walks and driveways. · Spreads ice-melt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup. · Plants grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs. · Repairs fences, gates, walls, and walks. · Paints fences and outbuildings. · Cleans out drainage ditches and culverts. · Sharpens tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, and shears. · Cleans out drainage ditches and culverts. · Sweeps sand and debris from parking areas and roadways. · Sweeps stairs and stair wells. · Wipes down handrails. · Rakes and bags leaves. · Delivers approved cleaning supplies to production work areas per Work Order request. · Power wash equipment.

  • Appearance – Correctly wear the SBM standard uniform, and have good hygiene.

  • Attitude – Having a positive, friendly approachable demeanor. Be respectful and make eye contact.

  • Responsiveness – Responding positively to requests in a timely manner. Take initiative and pride in your work.

  • Equipment & Closets – Maintaining your equipment and closest with organization and care.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Available Shift: Monday

  • Friday 8:00am

  • 4:30pm Compensation: The pay rate for this position is $20.00 per hour Job ID: 2017-3640 External Company Name: SBM Management Services, LP External Company URL:

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Greens Keeper II

The Greens Keeper II will be under the direct supervision of the Assistant GC Maintenance Supervisor, and will be performing a wide variety of unskilled maintenance tasks and manual labor at the golf course. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: * Assisting the golf course personnel in the daily maintenance of the golf course, and preparing the golf course for daily play

  • Mowing the turf in a described manner (Greens, Tees, Fairways, Rough, and trimming) * Assisting the Irrigation Technician when needed (hand watering, hole digging) * Early morning start times, weekends, and holidays may be required

  • Pulling weeds in the landscape around the clubhouse and around the course

  • Pick up trash on the course and in the native areas surrounding the golf course

  • Maintaining sand bunkers (edging, cleaning and raking) * Assisting in construction projects (landscape, shelters, new tees, signs and fence) * Assisting staff with fertilizing the course

  • Assisting with aeration of Greens, Tees and Fairways

  • Janitorial work, cleaning course out houses, cleaning shop and office area and around the clubhouse

  • Assisting the pro shop staff with set up * May need to drive a City vehicle to and from other City departments or vendors Minimum Qualifications: * Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Must be prompt, dependable and self motivated

  • Must have the ability to operate mowing equipment and other equipment used to maintain the golf course (shovels, rakes, other hand tools) * Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

  • Possess a valid Colorado driver's license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Must be prompt, dependable and self motivated

  • Must have the ability to operate mowing equipment and other equipment used to maintain the golf course (shovels, rakes, other hand tools) * Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

  • Possess a valid Colorado driver's license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment Equipment Used, Work Environment and Physical Activities: * Hand tools, hammers, wrenches, shovels, rakes, power tools, saws, drills, riding mower, push mowers, string trimmers, power edgers, utility carts

  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract totals; to multiply and divide.

  • May include carrying, bending, sitting, stooping, walking, standing, running

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 80 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs on occasion

  • Close and distance vision

  • This is an outside job and workers must be prepared for all weather conditions. Hot, dry, cold, wet. Workers may be exposed to fumes from equipment, paint, dust, smoke, fertilizers, and other chemicals, and exposure to loud noises. Safety gear will be provided as needed. Kneeling bending, stooping, reaching, climbing, lifting, and sitting for periods of time are required.

Job Title: Greens Keeper II Opening Date/Time: Thu. 02/02/17 12:00 AM Mountain Time Closing Date/Time: Continuous Salary: $10.50 - $12.50 Hourly Job Type: Part-time Location: Buffalo Run Golf Course 15700 E. 112th Avenue Commerce City, Colorado Department: Parks and Recreation

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Maintenance / Grounds Keeper

Overview: Walnut Creek Subaru NOW HIRING:

Maintenance/Groundskeeper Lithia Auto Stores embodies a unique blend of talent, leadership, and professionalism in a culture that embraces our Core Values of Earn Customers for Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly, and Have Fun. Come and take the journeywith one of the largest and most successful retail automotive teams in the nation. Schedule: Full-Time or Part -Time Monday through Friday Pay Range: $13-$15 per hour Job Description: Responsibilities: + Minor and major repair of all buildings and equipment. (Major repairs are performed under the supervision of licensed maintenance workers.) + Responds to emergency maintenance requests as required.

  • Maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.

  • May obtain estimates for supplies, repair parts; orders parts as needed.

  • Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping of flooring and stairs + Clean and sanitize bathrooms + Clean sinks, countertops, microwaves, and refrigerators in break rooms + Restock supplies in bathrooms, break rooms and common areas + Empty all trash cans and replace liners, clean receptacles as necessary + Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition

  • Proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemicals + Wearing proper personal protective equipment at all times + Order cleaning supplies as necessary + General maintenance of grounds + Other routine maintenance duties as assigned Qualifications: + Communication Skills – communicate effectively with others. Understand directions + Mathematical Calculations – ability to calculate in all units of measures + Time Management – ability to manage one’s own time + Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence.

    Why Lithia? We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team and (LAD) a member of NYSE. We continue to grow and expand our footprint through acquisitions of new dealerships in many US markets.

    We are big community supporters and provide a fun, exciting, and collaborative work place where growth and advancement opportunities abound. We offer a generous comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful. Our offerings include: + Medical, Dental and Vision Plans + Paid Holidays & PTO + Short and Long Term Disability + Paid Life Insurance + 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Lithia Learning Center + Vehicle Purchase Discounts + Wellness Programs Lithia Auto Stores is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place. A criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment. #CB * ID 2017-29176 # of Openings 1 Job Locations US-CA-Walnut Creek Store Name Walnut Creek Subaru Posted Date 5/8/2017 Category Other

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