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Responsibilities: Under general supervision of the Mammal Curator, is responsible for supervising husbandry, enrichment, guest engagement, and animal training for animals in Riverbanks’ animal ambassador and farmyard programs. Works with a variety of mammals (domestics and exotics) reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.
Education and Experience: Associate degree in Biology, Zoology or Wildlife Management; Bachelor’s Degree preferred, and three to five years of experience working directly with both exotic and domestic animals in a zoological setting or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must demonstrate excellent supervisory and communication skills (written and verbal) in all activities. Knowledge and experience with animal training programs and presenting animal programs for public audiences required. Must possess or be eligible for a valid SC driver’s license.
Riverbanks Zoo offers a generous benefits package including medical insurance, paid holidays/vacation/sick time, state retirement plan, and more.
Please apply via our webpage: https://www.riverbanks.org/join-our-team/
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden500 Wildlife ParkwayCOLUMBIA, SC 29210
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