Wild Careers Begin at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

For Immediate Release: January 28, 2014

Zoo to Host Job Fair this Saturday

[Columbia, SC] — Looking for a new and exciting profession? Turn your attention to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Riverbanks will host a job fair at the Zoo this Saturday, February 1, from 10am to 2pm.

It takes a strong team of talented people to operate one of America’s best zoos. An exciting multi-million dollar major expansion is now underway, promising a world-class guest experience at every turn. The Zoo and Garden is seeking qualified candidates for a variety of full-time and part-time positions in the following areas:

  • Attractions
  • Education (camps)
  • Food and retail
  • Guest services
  • Grounds and housekeeping
  • Horticulture
  • Maintenance and Facilities
  • Public safety

Specific job openings are listed on the Riverbanks website at www.riverbanks.org/jointeam. Benefits may vary. Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested applicants must be at least 18-years-old and should bring an updated resumé to the job fair. Candidates also must be courteous, outgoing and have a flexible schedule (available to work weekends).

Please note: The job fair will take place in the Zoo’s Discovery CenterTheater—adjacent to Koala Knockabout and Carousel Plaza. Candidates planning to attend the job fair should enter through Gate 8 (employee entrance) and sign in at reception.

PR Department: 803.602.0840

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