Posted March 23, 2023Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile
$22.00 per hour to $28.00 per hour
Location: Kanab, Utah
Hiring Range: $22.00 per hour to $28.00 per hour, depending on experience.
Position Summary: This position performs a variety of skilled and unskilled physical labor and equipment operations to improve and maintain sanctuary grounds and facilities. Must be proficient in HVAC to include mechanical, passive, and thermal systems. Electrical repair, general mechanical systems repair, heavy equipment operations, and able to fill in where needed. Oversees and mentors Tier 1 entry level candidates during the performance of duties.
Culture Statement and Responsibility:
We value attitude over aptitude, and we treat Kindness as a discipline because it is paramount in our culture along with our other Guiding Principles. Culture is how we talk to and treat ourselves and one another, it’s how we generate and respond to change, it’s how we plan and make decisions, it’s how we do what we do.
Treat people around you with Kindness and Compassion, build trust by demonstrating authenticity and following through on your commitments, prioritize your well-being like you do our mission, and work to build strong relationships with your colleagues by participating in communication loops to share and receive honest feedback. You are responsible and accountable for the culture you add to your team dynamic.
Completes customer generated work order tickets in an organized, professional, and timely manner.
Utilizes heavy equipment to install, retrofit, transport, working directly with the Heavy equipment team to complete complex jobs.
Plans, organizes, and completes a variety of maintenance projects such as heating, cooling, ventilation, and minor renovations.
Performs preventative maintenance on various equipment, structures, and assists in site and building cleanup.
Installs and repairs washers, dryers, dishwashers, heaters, and swamp coolers.
Works with a variety of construction materials including wood, metal, concrete, FRP, drywall, gravel, etc.
Train’s entry level staff in the skills associated with HVAC.
Performs various HVAC repairs and installations: electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling.
Maintain a safe workplace valuing and modeling safe work practices and communicating about unsafe practices.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Experience:
Must have advanced knowledge of methods, tools, equipment, materials, and practices used in HVAC and maintenance and be able to train entry level candidates.
Additional experience a plus on heavy equipment machinery (Tractors/Sky Trak/Skid Steer/Loaders/Semi’s) and be signed off for operation by the Heavy Equipment Team Lead.
Must be willing to obtain a First Aid/First Responder certification. (Training available)
Experience in electrical and hydraulic schematics a plus
Ability to follow oral and written instructions; read and interpret maps, diagrams, and equipment operations manuals; maintain records; make basic arithmetical calculations.
Work with a positive outlook, upbeat, energetic, and takes initiative.
Ability to accommodate changes in work priorities and/or scheduling.
Collaborative nature and willingness to work with various colleagues.
Willingness to learn on the job is a must.
Working outdoors, ability to perform physical work requiring coordination, agility, strength, and stamina. Work includes heavy lifting (typically up to 80 pounds); prolonged periods of standing; stooping, reaching, crawling, and climbing; manual dexterity.
30 North 300 West
Kanab, UT 84741
Reservations (435) 644-3400
40 Room Hotel
The Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile is an extension of the longstanding hospitality experienced at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Best Friends Animal Society is a leading national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters. In addition to running lifesaving programs in partnership with thousands of animal welfare groups across the country, Best Friends has operations in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, Salt Lake City and Northwest Arkansas and runs the nation’s largest no-kill animal sanctuary.
Best Friends Animal Society is a leading animal welfare organization working to end the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters by 2025. Founded in 1984, Best Friends is a pioneer in the no-kill movement and has helped reduce the number of animals killed in shelters from an estimated 17 million per year to about 347,000. Best Friends runs lifesaving programs all across the country, as well as the nation’s largest no-kill animal sanctuary. Working collaboratively with a network of more than 3,300 animal welfare and shelter partners, and community members nationwide, Best Friends is working to Save Them All®.
While you are in Kanab, we welcome you to learn more about our lifesaving work, schedule a tour of the Sanctuary, and consider becoming a member of Best Friends Animal Society
For over 30 years, Best Friends Animal Society has been running the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and building effective programs that reduce the number of animals entering shelters.
Your southern Utah vacation experience just got better: Welcome to the Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, the latest (and greatest) lodging option among Kanab’s fast-growing hotel and motel offerings.
Located in the heart of Kanab, Utah, just five miles south of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, the Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile welcomes pets and their people. For visitors to the Sanctuary and nearby national parks, it provides a pet-friendly place to stay.
The Roadhouse features 40 rooms as well as a variety of dog- and cat-friendly amenities and services, such as built-in cubbies for snuggling, dog washing stations, pet walking and a fenced dog park area with a splash zone. It’s an animal lover’s dream come true! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Roadhouse, where you can experience the warmth of Best Friends hospitality.
At the Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile, pets are just as much guests as their people are. For their comfort and happiness, we are pleased to provide:
Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.