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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Public Safety Officer (1st Shift)

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

Responsibilities: Under general supervision, maintains security of Riverbanks east and west campus, picnic areas, and parking lots. Patrols and monitors gate entrances and exits. Assists with operation of Waterfall Junction, Provides security services during non-public hours for special events. Maintains good customer service and strives to achieve excellent public relations. Assists visitors by providing directions, locating missing persons, assisting stranded motorists, locating lost personal property, handling complaints or inquiries, providing first aid, etc. Prepares and maintains required reports.  Controls keys and locks for all Riverbanks facilities and property. Must also be available to work evenings and special events as needed. Reports to the Senior Public Safety Officer, Public Safety Supervisor and the Public Safety Manager.

Education and Experience: High school graduate with one to two year’s experience as a security officer; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must demonstrate professionalism, customer service experience and strong communication skills.  Must possess or be eligible for a valid South Carolina driver's license.

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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
500 Wildlife Parkway
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 18036020964

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