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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Riverbanks Zoo and 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 to work on weekends. Must be available for on-call duty after hours.

Experience Required

Education and Experience: 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

Perks

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

Salary

$15.13 per hour

How to Apply

Please apply via our webpage: https://www.riverbanks.org/join-our-team/job-opportunities

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
500 Wildlife Parkway
COLUMBIA, SC 29210
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