Public Safety Officer

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: October 11, 2018

Organization: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: $11.52/hour


Education and Experience: High school graduate with one to two years experience as a security officer; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must demonstrate professionalism, customer service experience and strong communication skills.  Must possess or be eligible for a valid South Carolina driver's license.

Job Description:

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

Responsibilities: Under general supervision, maintains security of Riverbanks grounds, picnic area, and parking lots. Patrols and monitors gate entrances and exits. Provides security services during non-public hours for special events. Maintains good customer service and strives to achieve excellent public relations. Assists visitors by providing directions, locating missing persons, assisting stranded motorists, locating lost personal property, handling complaints or inquiries, providing first aid, etc. Prepares and maintains required reports.  Controls keys and locks for all Riverbanks facilities and property. Weekend availability preferred but not required. Must also be available to work evening and special events as needed. Reports to the Senior Public Safety Officer and the Public Safety Manager.

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