Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: February 2, 2018

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 construction technology/engineering and one to two years of experience, 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.  Prefer hands-on experience as a commercial painter. 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.

Responsibilities: Under general supervision, is responsible for renovations, repairs, building and maintenance of a variety of Riverbanks’ structures, facilities, and equipment. May assist with maintenance duty assignments such as plumbing, carpentry, and electrical. Primarily responsible for preparing and painting various indoor and outdoor structures.  May use spackling, joint compound, bonding agents, sanders, grinders, wire brushes, etc. to prep surfaces.  Must possess solid knowledge of paints and paint primers as well as applications to ensure durability of paints and multi part finishes.  May operate medium to heavy equipment such as a forklift, backhoe, skid steer, snorkel lift, trencher, etc.  Effectively communicates with co-workers to achieve positive work results.  Receives, reviews, and responds to assigned maintenance requests, projects and work orders. Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

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