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Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Horticulturist - Habitat Horticulture

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

Responsibilities: Under general supervision, performs horticultural duties for the purpose of beautifying and maintaining gardens, exhibits, animal habitats, plant collections, and/or public displays.  Must be eager to learn about our collection. The best candidate will demonstrate creativity and be able to work both independently and with a team on a variety of tasks and priorities. Works outdoors year-round in all weather conditions. Reports to the Director of Zoo Habitat Horticulture.

Experience Required

Associates degree in Horticulture, bachelors degree preferred, with two years experience in a horticultural area; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Prefer professional horticulture experience and/or training. Must possess or be eligible for a valid SC 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

$12.62/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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