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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

Gardener
San Diego Botanic Garden

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

A full-time position that reports to the Director of Operations.
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Development Assistant


The Membership Assistant is a full-time non-exempt position responsible for a variety of administrative
duties in support of the Development Department’s fundraising efforts. The primary duty is data entry
and fulfillment of memberships.

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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary A full-time position with supervision responsibilities that reports to the Executive Director. Responsible for managing day-to-day operations at San Diego Botanic Garden and overseeing certain revenue-producing opportunities and human resources.

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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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