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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.
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.
Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Weekend Gardener |$10.50/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.
Send resume to: email@example.com
Duties and Responsibilities
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.
Submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply in person at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Public Event Facilitators $14/hr, part time
Great opportunity for those who enjoy working in the fast paced public event area. Your skills, talent and energy are needed to assist in event execution (loading in bands, entertainment, activity set up, etc.) and general oversight as assigned to professionally engage with the public and appropriately apply garden guidelines/etiquette.
Great for those desiring work in the public event field to gain event execution oversight experience or for those who desire extra income and enjoy interacting with people.
Hours are varied and not guaranteed, but evening/weekend availability are a must. Must be able to work outside in all temperatures and physically walk across property and assist in set ups.
Submit resume to email@example.com
Data Processing – Ticketing (Temporary needs potential through December) $10/hr
Data Processing needs fast and accurate computer data entry skills: Mon through Friday 8:30a to 5p
Ticketing needs quick ticketing sales and cash handling experience preferred: Sat/Sun 8:30a to 5p
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Criminal background and credit checks will be conducted.
Earn extra money for the holidays....great for students, retirees, etc.
Submit resume NOW to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Horticulture Coordinator – full time $17.00
Responsible for budget preparation and daily monitoring of expenditures for the department. Handle daily data entry of purchase orders and invoice processing for timely and accurate accounting of horticulture business transactions. Produce correspondence, expense records, and prepare related materials as needed. Accurately maintain hourly paid time off records and documentation. Provides reception back up and administrative assistance to the President and VP of Horticulture Operations as required. Manage multiple tasks through use of effective organizational and time-management skills. Contribute team efforts.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Submit resume to JWegley@dallasarboretum.org.
Horticulture Supervisor – full time $17.00
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.
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$11/HR FULL TIME WITH GREAT BENEFITS
*Uncommon Schedule: Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Provides telemarketing services in order to renew and upgrade current and lapsed members of the Arboretum. Train and assist Membership team in training and challenges of entering all call data into Raisors Edge. Aide Supervisor in assuring that appropriate calling lists are utilized by Member Relations Assistant (and relevant temporaries) and that establish call volume is maintained. Assure that call documentation is maintained in database and appropriate information is submitted to Data Processing in a timely manner.
Submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
$11 per hour
Our Gallery Facilitators at the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden at the beautiful Dallas Arboretum excite and assist children and families in the various activities and exhibits in the 8-acre Children’s Adventure Garden. This garden is designed to provide an exciting educational experience related to nature and life science. Gallery Facilitators are encouraged to bring creative ideas to the team along with a love of teaching/encouraging others. Help us create an enjoyable learning experience for our guests!
Responsibilities and Duties
Gallery Facilitators work in our outdoor gallery areas and interact with the visitors to provide basic information related to the specific activity/educational focus in that gallery.
Part Time, on-going position-- the Children's Garden is closed most of January and February.
20-32 hours/week potential
Position starts February 18
Qualifications and Skills
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