Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: November 5, 2017

Organization: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: 13.86/hour


High school graduate with vocational/technical training in equipment repair/construction technology/engineering and one to two years of experience as a mechanic; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be able to work independently and work well with a team on a variety of tasks and priorities. Hands-on experience in commercial electrical and/or HVAC a plus. Must possess or be eligible for a valid SC driver's license. Must be available to work weekends and be available for emergency call in as needed.

Job Description:

Under general supervision, is responsible for the repair and maintenance of a variety of Riverbanks’ structures, facilities, and equipment such as motors, pumps, vehicles, HVAC systems, cables, telephones, compressors, lights, fans, cages, cage doors, safety locking devises, etc. Performs maintenance duty assignments such as plumbing, carpentry, welding, electrical, etc. May operate medium to heavy equipment such as a forklift, backhoe, skid steer, snorkel lift, trencher, etc. Participates in renovating, building, and repairing structures for the containment of zoo animals and for public use. Performs checks and maintenance on various vehicles and equipment. Receives, reviews, and responds to assigned maintenance requests, projects and work orders. Provides weekend coverage. Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

40 hours per week
Contact Name:
HR Department
Contact Phone Number: (803) 779-8717
Application Process:
Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website: