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Employment

The San Diego Botanic Garden is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Youth Education Assistant
Summary:
This part-time position (up to 32 hours) reports directly to the Senior Youth Education Manager, and would primarily be responsible for the preparation and successful execution of our ongoing youth education programs and children’s birthday parties. The ideal candidate would enjoy working with children and interacting with their parents/guardians. The ideal candidate must be able to work weekends and occasionally some evenings during special events. An option for turning this position into full-time is available for qualified candidates.

Please send resume and cover letter highlighting your past experience and your interest in working at the Garden to hr@sdbgarden.org

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Seasonal Visitor Services Associate

Summary:
This part-time position reports directly to the Director of Operations and will primarily be assisting with our Holiday Events such as Garden of Lights. This person will need to be flexible, adaptable and thrive in exciting environments while providing professional care to our guests, visitors, members and volunteers. This position will primarily assist in the Welcome Center and Gift Shop as needed. Our team of Welcome Center Associates is responsible for welcoming all guests to the Garden, including admissions transactions, checking-in SDBG members, selling memberships, and performing guest-relations duties every day including some evenings and large event days. Staff in our Gift Shop / Plant Shop work alongside our cherished volunteers to provide retail sales of garden gifts and plants.

Please send resume and cover letter highlighting your past experience and your interest in working at the Garden to hr@sdbgarden.org

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Horticulture Manager

This full-time exempt staff member will report directly to the Director of Horticulture and supervise the horticulture team in their daily tasks. This includes maintaining and improving the landscapes, horticultural displays, plant collections, and retail nursery. Primary Responsibilities: Provide direction, training, and motivation for the horticultural staff, interns and volunteers. Manages and supports overall plant health and soil nutrition strategies for all gardens to include sustainable gardening practices and integrated pest management in the outdoor and indoor gardens. Support special projects and events at the garden.

Please send resume and cover letter highlighting your past experience and your interest in working at the Garden to hr@sdbgarden.org

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Gardener – Level 1

This is a full-time position at a non-profit garden that reports to the Director of Horticulture, and Horticulture Manager. Responsible for performing activities related to the care and maintenance of the gardens, landscape, and grounds.

Please send resume and cover letter highlighting your past experience and your interest in working at the Garden to hr@sdbgarden.org

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Please send resume and cover letter highlighting your past experience and your interest in working at the Garden to hr@sdbgarden.org

 

 





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