Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: January 30, 2018

Organization: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: $10.45/hour


Must be enrolled in or be a graduate of a Bachelors program in Education or Science related field with presentation experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.  A strong base knowledge of science is preferred as it relates to animals and plants. Must be comfortable handling animals including but not limited to small mammals, reptiles and birds as well as animal artifacts.  Must be CPR/First Aid certified. Must demonstrate enthusiasm and a commitment to high quality programming and care for our guests. Must possess or be eligible for a valid SC driver’s license.

Job Description:

Ambassador Commitment: Doing your part to support Riverbanks’ mission to foster appreciation and concern for all living things.



•Deliver highly engaging and empowering interpretive programs.

•Use suitable interpretive techniques while educating guests.

•Maintain a high level of enthusiasm while performing scheduled interpretive programs on a regular basis.

•Help to maintain a positive work environment and to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a team.

•Assist with administrative duties as needed including maintenance and inventory of animal artifacts, program materials, monthly reports, etc. 

•Assist in the development and implementation of event days.

•Assist in the development of interpretive programming. 

•Assist in administering an evaluation system for interpretive programming. 

•Maintain a professional demeanor within the workplace.

•Provide outstanding customer service to guests, volunteers and staff.

•Perform other duties as assigned

Part-time - schedule varies, availability Monday - Sunday (weekend work required)
Contact Name:
Human Resources
Contact Phone Number: 803-779-8717
Application Process:
Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website: