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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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Current Job Listing
Volunteer Horticulture Internship

Job Listings

Onsite Event Supervisor / M.O.D.
Summary:
This is a part-time non-exempt position requiring evening and weekend shifts. The primary responsibility is managing and monitoring SDBG grounds during weddings and special events. This includes working with vendors, third party wedding coordinators and assisting the Wedding Site Manager to provide high-quality events while following rules and regulations set forth by SDBG. This position reports directly to the Wedding Site Manager. The pay for this position will be between $11.00/hr - $13.00/hr.
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Onsite Event Supervisor / M.O.D.
Summary:

This is a part-time non-exempt position requiring evening and weekend shifts. The primary responsibility is managing and monitoring SDBG grounds during weddings and special events. This includes working with vendors, third party wedding coordinators and assisting the Wedding Site Manager to provide high-quality events while following rules and regulations set forth by SDBG. This position reports directly to the Wedding Site Manager. The pay for this position will be between $11.00/hr - $13.00/hr.
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Volunteer Horticulture Internship

Located north of San Diego ½ mile from the Pacific Ocean, San Diego Botanic Garden (formerly known as Quail Botanical Gardens) has thirty -five virtually frost free acres with diverse plant collections and gardens. Major botanical collections include palms, bamboo, aloes, agaves, and other subtropical and Mediterranean climate species. Notable gardens include desert gardens, tropical gardens, Mediterranean climate gardens, and the new Hamilton Children’s Garden.

The internship is a non-paid training position intended for applicants interested in pursuing a career in
horticulture. Interns are trained in horticultural activities including tropical and subtropical plant identification, care and maintenance, planting, pruning, fertilizing, watering, weeding, mulching, and pest control. Other public garden activities may include plant records, mapping, landscape design, and labeling. Activities may include operation and maintenance of irrigation systems, hand tools, power tools, electric carts, and other equipment.

Applicants must have a general knowledge of plants and their culture. College level course work in horticulture and allied fields is strongly recommended. Applicants must be in good physical condition and have the ability to lift and carry a minimum of 25 lbs.

A resume, cover letter, and letters of recommendation are required.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and letters of recommendation to:
info@SDBGarden.org
or
San Diego Botanic Garden
PO Box 230005
Encinitas, CA 92023-0005





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