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Below is a list of all current job openings at the Dallas Arboretum. Full-time positions offer benefit options including health, dental and disability coverage as well as vacation, holiday and sick pay. We also have excellent opportunities in various departments for those desiring a hands-on internship experience. Unless otherwise noted, you may apply for a listed position by faxing your resume and cover letter to 866-341-6878. Please indicate which position you are applying for in your cover letter. The Arboretum conducts criminal checks, as well as physicals/drug screens and credit checks for certain positions.
The Dallas Arboretum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Feel free to download our general Application for Employment, print and fill it out, and bring it with you to apply in person.
ASSISTANT SECURITY MANAGER
Salarie: $47,000 annual
Basic schedule: Wed through Friday, 2p to 11p; Sat/Sun 11a to 7:30p
Reporting to the Security Services Manager, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society’s (DABS) Assistant Security Manager will manage and monitor security needs of the Arboretum during evenings and weekends with key staff to provide for the Arboretum’s unique security needs as a positive interface with the public. Interact with and support Public and Private Event staff related to operational needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Seeking talented individuals who love working outside and who love plants/gardens to perform general landscape maintenance and laboring duties in the gardens under the supervision of a crew leader or horticulturist. The gardener needs to be able to physically lift, bend and stoop repetitively to plant, weed, move plant material and use light duty power equipment. Some irrigation knowledge is helpful. Must be able to communicate effectively in English, work in a weekend rotation, interact with garden guests as appropriate and be able to work in extreme weather conditions. 6 months experience desirable.
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Responsible for all day to day greenhouse operations related to trials program and garden plantings under the general direction of Director of Horticulture and lend support as an adjunct member of Plant Research area staff. Contribute to team effort.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
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Weekend Gardener |$10.00/hr
Seeking talented individuals who love working outside and who love plants/gardens to perform general landscape maintenance and laboring duties in the gardens under the supervision of a crew leader or horticulturist. The gardener needs to be able to physically lift, bend and stoop repetitively to plant, weed, move plant material and use light duty power equipment. Some irrigation knowledge is helpful. Must be able to communicate effectively in English, interact with garden guests as appropriate and be able to work in extreme weather conditions.
This position is for 40 hours a week, 6:30 am – 3:30 pm Thursday-Monday, off Tuesday and Wednesday.
SCHEDULE IS THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY. 6 months experience desirable.
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Duties and Responsibilities
Facility Manager, Children’s Garden - $50,000 Annualized
Responsible for the prompt daily oversight, care, and maintenance of the physical property (non-horticultural areas) of the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (including Exploration Center, Café, all restrooms and all storage facilities, to include mechanical and electrical rooms, and the parking garage. Assist in other garden areas as requested. Supervise and oversee work activity of supervisory and janitorial staff to provide clean, neat, safe facilities and services to staff and guests visiting the garden. Contribute to the overall team effort.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:
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Engraver: Part Time, $10.50
32 hours a week with limited benefits
This position is responsible for the storage, inventory, maintenance and production of garden signage.
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Full time opportunity to stock and clean outside public restrooms, collect and empty trash, vacuum and clean buildings and office restrooms, perform other miscellaneous janitorial functions. Must be able to work outside, walk across the property, and bend/stoop and lift up to 30 lbs.
Uniforms provided and good benefits. Hours are primarily days, including weekends, with some nighttime hours.
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SPECIAL EVENT MANAGER: $40,000
Use your successful hospitality or catering experience to interact with clients, process contracts and payments, schedule and coordinate logistics, and execute memorable weddings, corporate meetings, receptions, workshops, etc. in one of the most beautiful environments in Dallas--Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.
Professional communication skills, enthusiasm and attention to detail are essential to success. Must be able to walk property extensively, good computer skills, and ability to work nights and weekends in the execution of the events with many events held outside on the beautiful grounds.
Great benefits and a great team to work with.
Bachelors' degree desirable. Minimum one year related experience preferred.
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