Riverbanks Zoo to hire up-to 150 people – Job fair is Jan. 31

Riverbanks West Columbia entrance at the end of Botanical Parkway

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden – one of the top 10 Zoo’s in the country- is hosting a job fair Friday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Interviews will be conducted at that time.

Riverbanks is hiring up to 150 qualified candidates for a variety positions in the attractions, guest relations, grounds and housekeeping, and public safety departments. Applicants also must be courteous, outgoing, and have a flexible schedule (evenings, weekends and holidays will apply).

Resumes are encouraged, but not required. Click here for a list of openings. Job titles available are also listed below.

Job Interviews will be conducted in the zoo’s Ndoki Lodge. Job-seekers are instructed to come in from the Greystone Boulevard entrance. There will be guidance on-site to assist with direction and parking.

The job fair will be conducted in an open interview process and appointments are not necessary. And everyone is encouraged to apply. Anyone can participate in the open interview format of the job fair.

A variety of positions are available. Below are some of those jobs listed on the zoo’s website:

Zip Line Adventure GuideTram Driver; Summer Camp Counselor; Substitute Counselor; Senior Groundskeeper; Ropes Course Attendant; Public Safety Officer; Housekeeper; Groundskeeper; Counselor-Inclusion Specialist; Attractions Attendant; Admissions Attendant; Life Support Systems Technician (Water Quality); Courier and Warehouse Clerk; Events Coordinator; Education Instructor; and Education Instructor; (Early Childhood and Botanical Garden)

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