Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: July 26, 2019

Organization: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $10.08 - $10.50/hour (commensurate with experience)


High school diploma required. The ideal candidate will be able to work well with a team and independently on a variety of tasks and projects. Must be comfortable working from a ladder and on a man-lift/boom at significant heights. Must be able to work in all weather conditions and be able to lift 30 pounds. Must possess or be eligible for a SC driver’s license and be trained (or eligible for certification) to operate a golf cart, fork lift, and a 60 ft. boom.


Job Description:

Ambassador Commitment: Create meaningful connections and inspire actions that will have a lasting impact on conservation.

Responsibilities: Is responsible for working within a team to prepare the park for various year-round special events. Tasks include: constructing, assembling, and dismantling event components including audio/visual equipment, “wrapping” trees with lights, maintaining proper lighting and audio for events and daytime operations, and warehouse inventory. This work is very physical - tasks are hands-on and require attention-to-detail. Responsible for ensuring the safety of the public by preparing displays that are structurally sound and maintaining Riverbanks’ reputation for high quality events and aesthetics. Reports to the Events Manager.

Full-time: 40 hours/week
Contact Name:
HR Department
Contact Phone Number: 803-779-8717
Application Process:
Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website:
Employer Address:

500 Wildlife Parkway
Columbia, SC 29210
United States