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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 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.