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Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Maintenance Technician

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

Responsibilities: Under general supervision, is responsible for general repair and maintenance to a variety of structures, equipment, vehicles, and facilities at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.  Duties will vary daily and can include assignments such as general repair, preventative maintenance, carpentry, minor plumbing/electrical/HVAC, welding, excavating, fence repair, etc.  May be required to operate medium to heavy equipment such as a forklift, backhoe, skid steer, snorkel lift, trencher, etc. as required to complete assignments.  Also may participate in renovation or construction projects. Must be available to work occasional evenings when needed for special projects or zoo events. Must be available for on-call duty after hours.

Experience Required

High school graduate with vocational/technical training in equipment repair/trade or Associates Degree in related field, and three to five years of experience as a maintenance worker or tradesmen; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess or be eligible for a valid S.C. driver's license.

Further Comments

Full-time

Perks

Riverbanks Zoo offers a generous benefits package including medical insurance, paid holidays/vacation/sick time, state retirement plan, and more.

Salary

$13.86/hour

How to Apply

Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website: http://www.riverbanks.org/join-our-team/

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
500 Wildlife Parkway
Columbia, SC 29210

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