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: $11.52/hour


Must be at least 21 years of age with a HS diploma, some college education is preferred.  Must have excellent communication and leadership skills and be able to interact with guests and employees of all ages. Previous guest service, work experience with ponies/farm animals, and supervisory experience preferred. Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, be able to lift 50lbs, and walk long distances repetitively. Weekend availability is required.

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 the successful operation of the Pony Ride Attraction at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Senior Pony Ride Attendant will act as a day-to-day, hands-on, direct leader to staff working the attraction. They will monitor and complete tasks such as grooming the ponies and cleaning paddocks; and ensure the safe, friendly and efficient operation of the Pony Ride Attraction. The senior will train all new staff on standard operating procedures, including opening/closing duties and proper methods to lead ponies while interacting with young riders.  The Senior Attendant will serve as a primary contact to the Senior Farm Keeper and reports to the Attractions Supervisor and Attractions Manager.

Part-time - weekend availability required
Contact Name:
Human Resources
Contact Phone Number: 8037798717
Application Process:
Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website: