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Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Tram Driver

Under general supervision, operates a multi-car tram along assigned routes to transport guests of the zoo and garden to and from central loading areas.  Provides outstanding guest service while also practicing safe driving habits. Delivers safety speeches and provides assistance to guests with loading and unloading.  Completes a daily pre-opening inspection of the tram.  Maintains records and prepares reports as required.  Must also be available to work evening events as needed.  Reports to the Attractions Supervisor.

Experience Required

High school graduate. Previous passenger transportation and/or guest service experience (preferred). Must be willing and able to interact with guests of all ages. Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, be able to lift up to 20 lbs., be able to sit or stand for long periods of time and work well in a team setting. Must possess or be eligible for a valid SC driver’s license.

Further Comments

Seasonal position through mid-September. Up to 40 hours a week – weekend availability required.


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How to Apply

Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website:

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
500 Wildlife Parkway
Columbia, SC 29210

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