Our dedicated employees and generous volunteers have helped the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden become one of the most outstanding display gardens in the United States.

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.

Gardener

Gardener - $10.00 /hr

JOB SUMMARY

Perform various general landscape maintenance and labor duties in the gardens under the supervision of a Sr. Gardener or Horticulture Supervisor. Physically perform garden labor, including operation of loud equipment and transporting work materials/equipment in all weather conditions. Contribute to team effort.

This position is for 40 hours a week, 6:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday through Friday, with rotating weekend shifts. Uniforms are provided.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Perform routine maintenance with limited supervision of garden area according to set standards, including mowing, weeding, trimming, planting, raking, fertilizing, pruning, mulching, etc.
  • Safely operate and be responsible for routine maintenance of landscape maintenance equipment i.e. push mowers, backpack blowers, rototiller, tractor, edgers, gas hedge shears, utility truck, etc.
  • Assist supervisor with monitoring irrigation system and pump systems (where applicable) and report malfunctions.
  • Assist with special projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic communication skills, bilingual a plus.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; repetitively bend/stoop, move across property and work in all weather conditions and follow approved safety guidelines.
  • Driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles if necessary.
  • One year experience desirable.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.


Submit resumes to oestrada@dallasarboretum.org

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Horticulture Supervisor

Horticulture Supervisor $17.00/hr full time, limited weekends

JOB SUMMARY

Under limited supervision, responsible for overall landscape maintenance and supervision of staff for specific garden area. Oversee efficient productivity and timely completion of duties in assigned areas. Physically perform garden labor. Work in all weather conditions. Contribute to team effort.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Physically perform general landscape maintenance for specific garden area, including planting, mowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing, spraying, doing minor irrigation repairs, pruning, pest control, trash removal, and trimming, according to written maintenance and safety standards.
  • Supervise garden crew, volunteers, and interns assigned to area. Contribute to team effort.
  • Establish and meet garden project completion schedules on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis under the guidance of the Horticulture Manager.
  • Train and develop gardeners and landscape assistants in garden area to increase their knowledge of plant materials and landscape maintenance.
  • Train, evaluate, and effectively manage/schedule personnel; complete required personnel documentation in a timely manner.
  • Assist with plant record keeping and labeling for assigned garden area.
  • Provide technical assistance when required.
  • Responsible for securing all equipment at the end of the day and notifying supervisor of any supply needs.
  • Apply pesticides (when trained) using appropriate safety procedures as provided and according to departmental policies and procedures; supervision provided.
  • Monitor irrigation system and pump systems (where applicable), repair minor problems, and report malfunctions.
  • Assist in group and special projects as required.
  • Assist with educational and research projects as required, example: horticultural demonstrations during special events.
  • Act as Manager on Duty in weekend rotation to supervise weekend horticulture activity.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks through use of effective organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed, including nights, weekends and Holidays.
  • Ability to effectively organize work flow for timely completion and develop staff to work as a team; maintain professional work ethic.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; repetitively bend/stoop, move across property and work in all weather conditions and follow approved safety guidelines.
  • Texas driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles.
  • One year related garden/landscaping experience and experience with or knowledge of Texas perennials preferred; knowledge of irrigation systems and other water features desirable. Supervisory experience desirable. Texas Certified Pesticide Applicators license preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science in Horticulture or related field (may accept Associate’s Degree and three years related experience).

Submit resume to oestrada@dallasarboretum.org.

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Security Manager

Security Manager

JOB SUMMARY:

To develop and manage the overall security needs of the Arboretum. Work with key staff to create policies/guidelines related to the Arboretum’s unique security needs and positive public interface. Recommend security staffing schedules, keeping in mind appropriate cost efficiency and relevancy. Monitor security practices and incidents for appropriate recommendations and follow up. Contribute to team effort.

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Develop and recommend overall public security procedures and regulations for the garden, to include other properties (such as across Garland Road from the Arboretum) managed by DABS.
  • Act as a liaison to all departments on overall security measures and procedures, and to make recommendations for specific security needs as appropriate, i.e. public and private events and nighttime garden activities.
  • Oversee scheduling of DABS’ security personnel as well as external security guard personnel for effective staffing of security positions (both with security guard agencies as well as Dallas Police Officers).
  • Monitor and respond to incident reports concerning damage to person or property; maintain a database of security/safety issues and any corresponding follow up and timely comply with external reporting requirements.
  • Monitor the activity of all security systems monthly, including cameras, gate and building accesses. Identify and recommend surveillance and related security equipment, fixtures and facilities.
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with assigned Dallas Police Department
  • Conduct Security meetings with appropriate staff. Participate in Safety meetings.
  • Perform weekly routine garden/property patrol to identify problem areas or potential issues as well as to observe successful security personnel performance.
  • Effectively train, manage, schedule and evaluate DABS’ security staff, and assure that relevant contract staff understand DABS’ security practices and guest relations practices.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in an area of study relevant to this position and at least 5+ years of general experience in the field or in a related area; 10 years preferred.
  • Minimum three years policy or high level security experience or police officer experience; minimum one year successful organizational and supervisory experience.
  • Proven ability to deal effectively with the public in emergency situations and to apply these practices to a private organization.
  • State Security Officer certification, Certified Protection Professional [CCP] or Police Officer designation preferred.
  • Strategic orientation with ability to act tactically as required.
  • Able to interact at all levels of the organization and sensitive to divisional organizational management issues.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Ability to physically patrol property and to respond to situations in a timely and appropriate manner as required; ability to work nights and weekends, including during major festival weekends as requested.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and sensitivity.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills.

Submit resume to jobs@dallasarboretum.org

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DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR

DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for daily monitoring of expenditures for the department. Handle daily data entry of purchase orders and invoice processing for timely and accurate accounting of Operations business transactions. Produce correspondence, expense records, meeting notes, and prepare related materials as needed. Accurately maintain hourly paid time off records and documentation.

DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIE INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Maintain and assist with the development of the annual operations budget; monitor the departmental operating and capital budget for each fiscal year and immediately address any potential problems with the mangers.
    • Enter invoices and appropriately code invoices for payment in a timely manner, preparing variance reports and obtaining appropriate authorizations as necessary.
    • Maintain current files of invoices, reimbursements
    • Order supplies, uniforms, etc. as directed.
  • Work with the managers to assure that the operations goals are met by assisting with documentation, follow up reports, time lines, planning calendars, etc. as requested
  • Prepare all necessary correspondence, files and documentation in an orderly and timely manner. .
  • Document, monitor and report Employees Time Records in compliance with the establish DABS paid time off benefits and other miscellaneous office support projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good office and computer skills (great proficiency in MS platform and specific computer software as needed)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks through use of effective organizational and time-management skills; professional work ethic
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time and perform data entry/telephone or office.
  • Two-three years related experience.
  • High school diploma; some college desirable.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Great attention to detail; self-starter
  • Manage assigned tasks competently and accurately.
  • Cooperative and dependable

SUBMIT RESUME TO: JOBS@DALLASARBORETUM.ORG

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Water Feature Technician Assistant $10.00

Water Feature Technician Assistant

$10.00/hour Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for physically performing general and specialized maintenance and minor repairs to Arboretum water features, including fountains, pumps, ponds with fish and aquatic plants, and other related systems. Conduct water testing as needed and apply chemical treatments in accordance with industry standards and departmental policies. Maintain and properly store related equipment and supplies. Work in all weather conditions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Perform routine maintenance, inspections, and repairs to water features, according to written guidelines. This includes vacuuming pools, checking and cleaning filters, backwashing sand filters, monitoring pumps, skimming pools, applying chemical treatments, changing UV light bulbs as recommended, removing debris such as leaves, money, and other objects from water features, etc.
  • Maintain Toad Corners fountains to Arboretum, city, and state standards, including daily water testing with a chemical kit, adjusting recommended water chemical balance by adding chemicals as needed, keeping track of daily written log for water testing, checking filters and pumps on a consistent basis, etc.
  • Apply chemical treatments using appropriate safety procedures and according to departmental policies and procedures. Update written records after application.
  • Feed fish according to industry standards. Maintain pH, chlorine, nitrate, and other necessary levels to sustain aquatic life and apply chemicals as needed.
  • Troubleshoot water feature system maintenance needs, including potential safety hazards, and notify supervisor of urgent and long-term needs. Fix minor issues or assist with coordinating vendors on maintenance and repairs to water features.
  • Complete and keep track of written records for monitoring maintenance and supply needs.
  • Submit maintenance request forms in a timely manner and follow up on requests as necessary.
  • Assist with ordering maintenance supplies as necessary, including researching and pricing supplies, working with vendors to find suitable supplies, filling out purchase request forms and submitting to appropriate supervisor, etc.
  • Secure equipment and supplies, especially chemicals, throughout the work shift and at the end of the workday, according to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Follow safety procedures in completion of job duties, according to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Work with garden supervisors to maintain cleanliness, safety, and security of pump vaults, mechanical rooms, and storage facilities.
  • Provide technical assistance as needed and assist with training of personnel to conduct minor maintenance and repairs of water features.
  • Contribute to team effort.
  • Assist with Horticulture maintenance projects, special event set-ups, and other related departmental activities as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Lifting of up to 50 pounds; ability to repetitively bend/stoop, move across property, work in all weather conditions, and follow approved safety guidelines.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; basic computer skills (working knowledge of MS Office, etc.) preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks through use of effective organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and efficiently complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, according to written maintenance standards.
  • Ability to work with garden supervisors and senior manager to effectively complete work flow within a schedule and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to read and understand maintenance user manuals, blueprints, and other written related documents.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to read an electrical diagram.
  • Ability to reroute plumbing lines
  • Basic electrical problem solving skills involving suction pumps.
  • One year experience in pool and/or water feature maintenance.
  • City of Dallas Manager of Pool Operations certificate, or ability to successfully obtain and maintain certificate, according to city standards.
  • Driver’s license to drive garden vehicles.


To apply, email resume to oestrada@dallasarboretum.org.

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Irrigation Assistant $10.00

Irrigation Assistant

$10.00/hr Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for assisting Irrigation Technician in maintaining existing irrigation systems to established standards under limited supervision. Physically operate loud equipment and transport work materials/equipment in all weather conditions. Contribute to team effort.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Perform scheduled maintenance and make repairs to irrigation system and pump system and report malfunctions under supervision of Irrigation Technician.
  • Repair irrigation systems, pipes and irrigation heads as needed under supervision of Irrigation Technician.
  • Assist in maintaining daily log of tasks and regularly update paperwork for monitoring project status.
  • Assist in overseeing contractors for irrigation and pump repairs as directed.
  • Safely operate and secure equipment at the end of each day and notify supervisor of any supply needs.
  • Submit supply needs to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Assist in group and special projects as required.
  • Meet garden project completion schedules on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; repetitively bend/stoop, move across property and work in all weather conditions and follow approved safety guidelines.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers, and working knowledge of various types of pumps and pumping systems.
  • Knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in grounds and landscape area maintenance work.
  • Driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles.
  • One year related irrigation maintenance and installation experience preferred; knowledge of pump systems and other water features desirable.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

To apply, email resume to oestrada@dallasarboretum.org.

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Horticulture Project Coordinator

Horticulture Project Coordinator

Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

Assist the Senior Project Manager in designing, bidding, coordinating and scheduling horticulture design, special events and development as directed. Contributes to team effort.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Oversee all signage inventory, engraving and budget.
  • Manage Signage Technician who is responsible for Engrave & Position all signs in the garden and their condition.
  • Oversee and document dedication signage and monitor status
  • Keeping an updated inventory of engraving materials and upholding weekly maintenance with Laser Engraver
  • Inventory, organize and maintain where all signage material is stored
  • Walk garden on weekly basis to review dedication signs and unlabeled materials
  • Aid in the maintenance, scanning and organization of historic landscape plans
  • Keep an updated site inventory of container maps and bed dimensions
  • Resource for staff as librarian of landscape plans and CAD drawings
  • Aid in the maintenance and updates of irrigation maps and garden bed plans
  • Aid in the creation of landscape “As-Built’s”
  • Aid in the mapping and monitoring of landscape lighting
  • Aid in the management of new project development
  • Aid in the planning, tracking and ordering of all garden design transitions.
  • Aid in creating bids, handling PO requests and preparing numbers for budget
  • Create and maintain inventory of trees on property and other significant collections
  • Assist with plant vendor and contractor relations, questions and scheduling

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fluent with Microsoft Excel and CorelDraw
  • Ability to multi-task and be strongly self motivated and organized
  • Ability to delegate and organize work flow
  • Ability to work weekdays, 8am to 5pm
  • Willing and able to work outside in all types of weather
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; repetitively bend/stoop, move across property and work in all weather conditions and follow approved safety guidelines
  • Driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles if necessary.
  • Preferred experience with AutoCAD and photoshop

To apply, email resume to oestrada@dallasarboretum.org.

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Weekend Supervisor – Children’s Garden $40,000

Weekend Supervisor – Children’s Garden $40,000

JOB SUMMARY:

Assist Facility Manager in coordination/oversight of Children’s Garden (CG) daily functions related to public activities by following protocol and staffing guides; perform as weekend supervisory oversight for successful operations and public enjoyment. Contributes to team effort. Schedule is Wednesday through Sunday (includes weekends).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Under general direction, assure that CG is ready for opening and all relevant areas are operational as well as appropriately close and secure the CG at day’s end.
  • Troubleshoot any issues, i.e. cleanliness, operational exhibits/computers, safety issues, volunteer needs, etc. for appropriate resolution following established guidelines.
  • Appropriately respond to issues within CG, Lost Child, Emergencies, etc. according to established protocol.
  • Assist with volunteer training as needed and monitor volunteer engagement for successful interaction with the public; work with Public Event-CG Manager to assure appropriate coverage in sensitive gallery areas.
  • Respond to public issues/concerns/inquiries in a professional manner.
  • Personally interact with visitors at the CG and in other approved events when requested.
  • During weekends act as the primary point person for oversight of the Children’s Garden general operations.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some college desirable
  • Two+ years in responsible positions; educational or public related experience helpful
  • Good verbal skills and written communication skills; good computer skills.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Frequently and repeatedly walk garden to monitor and engage/monitor public and volunteers in a successful manner.
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Work flexible hours, including nights/weekends as needed
  • Engaging with strong public interaction skills


Submit resume to Jobs@dallasarboretum.org

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Spring PR Internship

Public Relation Internships

The mission of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is to build and maintain a public garden that promotes the art, enjoyment, and knowledge of horticulture, while providing opportunities for education and research.

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Public Relations and Marketing team is looking for two part-time interns to help us achieve a number of goals this season and secure excellence in media relations and corporate communications as we promote our spring and summer programming.

Preferably, one intern will focus on PR outreach and marketing, while the other will focus on digital marketing and communications. Because we expect both interns to be flexible and help as needs arise, these positions are ideal opportunities for undergraduate students who want “on-the-ground” marketing and communications experience across a variety of media in a fast-paced, fun work environment.

Projects

  • Research/create media lists for travel writers & food/foodie writers, including from Cision
  • Organize and maintain press coverage archive
  • Serve as media liaison during Cool Thursdays Concerts (assist with radio station appearances, social photographers, tv crews, etc.)
  • Attend press/donor parties, and assist with media and photographer
  • Respond to information requests from media & community organizations
  • Proofread ads, newsletters and other collateral material
  • Help draft email, press release, and social media copy
  • Collect and analyze digital advertising analytics, including tracking mentions
  • Help upload and schedule web & social media content
  • Create and edit basic image macros and graphics
  • Serve alongside VP as a public representative for the Arboretum

Qualifications

  • Interest in publicity and promotions
  • Organized, detail-oriented, able to take an assignment and carry it through to completion
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Experience posting and tracking content on any/all of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, & Pinterest
  • Ability to work professionally with colleagues, reporters, leadership, senior donors, etc.
  • Mature and responsible
  • Able to take direction and complete assignments efficiently
  • Ability to think quickly, creatively and strategically
  • Energetic

Time Frame & Compensation

The ideal candidate would be able to commit for the spring semester for a minimum of 15 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship but college credit is available if offered by your college or university.

Submit resume with a brief note explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Jobs@dallasarboretum.org.

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Summer Education Internship

Summer Education Internship
May 30 – Aug 11, 2017

35 hours per week at $11 per hour.

If you are currently a college student and enjoy working with children, then this is the summer opportunity you have been waiting for. Our Summer Education Interns will work in our fun and exciting children’s summer camps. They will participate in field trips, weekly meetings and presentations by experts from local non-profit organizations. Eligible Students must have completed at least one year of college. Experience working with children is a plus. Applications accepted from March 1st- April 14th. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Marisol Rodriguez at mrodriguez@dallasarboretum.org or call 214- 515- 6542.

Indicate availability for onsite interview on cover letter.

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WEEKEND PUBLIC PROGRAM COORDINATOR $15/hour

WEEKEND PUBLIC PROGRAM COORDINATOR $15/hour

JOB SUMMARY:

Assist Public Programs Manager in the oversight, coordination and presentation of public programs for the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (CG) to create a successful and educational public visitor experience. Oversee and train/monitor the Gallery Facilitators. DAYS: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Confirm that CG galleries are ready for opening and staffed; assure every key/sensitive area is staffed with a trained individual.
    • Instruct Gallery Facilitators and other CG program staff in the approved children’s program instructional methods and activities; maintain up to date training materials.
    • Coordinate with Volunteer Coordinator, regarding volunteer training, gallery and program needs.
    • Assist with daily Public Programs operations, such as printing resources and program preparation and training of Gallery Facilitators in new or modified gallery programs.
  • Proactively engage the public in the specific gallery to which assigned.
    • Report any issues, i.e. cleanliness, operational exhibits/computers, volunteer needs, etc. for appropriate resolution following established guidelines.
    • Respond to public issues/concerns/inquiries in a professional manner.
  • Appropriately respond to safety issues within CG, Lost Child, Emergencies, etc. according to established protocol. Research and assist with program development or other assigned projects.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills; good computer skills.
  • Work flexible hours, including nights as needed. Saturdays and Sundays required.
  • Walk/stand frequently and repeatedly in the garden to oversee staff and engage/monitor public in a successful manner.
  • Degree in education, preferably children’s education desirable; heavy science experience desired. Teaching certificate is helpful.
  • Two+ years in responsible positions; educational or public related experience preferred

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Coaching staff; conduct/coordinate educational activities related to nature and science
  • Engaging with strong public and leadership interaction skills
  • Work with limited supervision
  • Strong customer service

Submit resume to: jobs@dallasarboretum.org

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SURVEYORS

SURVEYORS $10/hr

Great opportunity for college students, retirees, semi-retired—anyone who enjoys engaging with people!

We need people-person individuals to engage our visitors to obtain survey information about the visitor’s garden experience. We will need several people to conduct the surveys in the second or third week in March. Must be able to stand outside and pro-actively approach visitors in a positive manner.

Work Day Shifts are 9:30am to 1pm or 12:30pm to 4pm.

Submit resume NOW to: emoore@dallasarboretum.org

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TELEMARKETER

TELEMARKETER $10/hr - this is a TEMPORARY position

Call lapsed members to renew their memberships during March—may extend to April and possibly May

NO COLD CALLING!

10a-7p weekday schedule
Call from the Arboretum; record call results in computer database

Requirements

  • Great personality and excellent, engaging phone voice.
  • Prior phone sales a plus.

SUBMIT RESUME NOW: jobs@dallasarboretum.org

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PUBLIC EVENT MANAGER

PUBLIC EVENT MANAGER

SUMMARY

Join the exciting world of developing, implementing and overseeing public events/concerts for the main garden of the Dallas Arboretum to achieve front gate revenue and attendance goals according to public event areas assigned. This includes but not limited to various activities such as Mommy and Me Mondays, Tiny Tot Tuesdays, concerts, weekend and weekday public activities, festivals, and other events; experience or interest in developing and implementing events in the popular food/herb/cooking areas is preferable. Responsible to assure that events are garden appropriate, vendor/performer contracts are accurately and timely completed with relevant approvals and invoices are processed for accuracy and timely payments.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Proactively and creatively develop new concepts for activities/festival themes for appropriate approvals to promote interest, engagement and enjoyment of the public to achieve revenue goals.
  • Oversee/execute the logistics related to new or repeat activities and vendors/performers on the property to assure smooth facilitation of logistics/locations in the garden.
  • Work closely with Advertising and Promotions to ensure events are marketed in the best way for maximum exposure:
    • Monitor website for accurate placement and descriptions of all events.
    • Create and maintain the Arboretum Public Events calendar.
    • Create discounts and promotions to drive attendance.
  • Contribute to the oversight of the Public Food Service vendors, both permanent locations as well as temporary food service needs, and provide input to seasonal food options and café décor
    • Address any issues/concerns in a timely manner.
  • Assure that courteous customer service standards are maintained in public interaction and response to guest issues.
  • Effectively contribute to the Public Events Committee.
  • Prepare annual budget for approval by the Vice President.
    • Monitor and assure that expenses/invoices within budget.
    • Assure invoices/expense are reviewed and timely processed for payment.
  • Timely prepare invoices for accurate revenue/expense accountability.
  • Oversee and/or train, evaluate, and effectively manage/schedule personnel; complete required personnel documentation in a timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication skills and good written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills – proficient in Microsoft Office products email needs;
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed, including weekends and evenings.
  • Ability to physically and repeatedly walk the property for execution oversight in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to monitor, oversee, and physically direct activities related to the event on DABS’ property from beginning to end.
  • College degree desired and 2-3 years related public event/hospitality experience preferred.
  • Driver’s license to drive golf carts.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy; professional work ethic.
  • Creativity in developing and executing activities/themes, etc. to promote and increase attendance.
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills; good independent judgment skills.
  • Proactive versus reactive skills with positive problem solution skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other departments related to events and logistics.
  • Tenacious, organized, detail-oriented, and customer service driven.

SUBMIT RESUME WITH SALARY HISTORY TO cmorrison@dallasarboretum.org

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