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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.
The Dallas Arboretum is seeking an experienced IT professional from the Dallas Metroplex for its Information Technology Department, with the position to start in January.
The Senior Director Information Technology is responsible for the creation and implementation of the IT strategy that supports the Arboretum’s strategic initiatives and delivery of daily IT operations with assistance from an expert volunteer group of local IT experts. The Senior Director will manage a team (including third-party vendors) that consists of a Director of Infrastructure, IT Network Administrator, and Database and Software Administration staff. Collectively, the Senior Director and his/her team will ensure the Arboretum’s overall technology components are properly maintained and evaluated for improvement opportunities. The overall technology components include the internal business applications used to support the Arboretum, the external customer facing applications (mobile, web, etc.), and the required infrastructure (servers, network equipment, telephone equipment, audio and visual equipment, etc.).
It is also critical that the Senior Director maintain and support the functionality and availability of the following primary systems while working with Arboretum stakeholders to continue to evaluate new and changing business requirements:
The overarching responsibilities require the Senior Director to be a player-coach by directing the day-today operations and maintenance of Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society technology solutions and identifying, planning, and implementing technology projects in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner by using collaboration, prioritization, delegation, and time management skills.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
Relocation services are not available.
SUBMIT RESUMES WITH COVER LETTERS TO: email@example.com
The Dallas Arboretum is currently looking experience cashiers and ticket sales staff. Pay is $10/hour.
This is a great way to earn extra holiday income. The hours are either 5:00-8:30pm or 2:30-8:30pm Wednesday–Sunday through December 30. Accuracy and courtesy are essential. Criminal and credit checks will be conducted.
APPLY NOW for consideration. Submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
JOB SUMMARY $11/hr Full Time
Perform various general landscape maintenance and labor duties in the gardens under the supervision of a Senior 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.
ESSENTIAL 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.
·High school education or equivalent desired.
·One year related experience desirable.
·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
·Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
·Driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles if necessary.
·Ability to follow instructions successfully
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Plant Lab Educator | Part-time $15/hr
This individual is responsible for creating, teaching, and demonstrating Plant Labs related to educational topics in the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (CG) at the beautiful Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Monitors public program exhibits to assure the exhibits are ready the public usage. As part of the Public Programs department, the Lab Educator ensures a viable educational and an engaging guest experience. Contribute to team effort.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Arboretum is seeking a dynamic, energetic and creative individual for the direct oversight and execution of public programming in the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (CG) to create a successful and educational visitor experience. Will be responsible for the creation of education content in the galleries and the Exploration Center Labs, Discovery Carts, etc. Will be expected to use approved methods for educational interpretation in order to make the garden exciting and to assure that every key area is staffed with a trained individual. Contribute to team effort.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
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The Dallas Arboretum has an amazing Gift Store with unique and beautiful items and we are seeking a part time sales associate to be responsible for opening and closing gift store, running cash register and assisting customers. Sundays from 8:30am to 5:30pm and occasional Saturday’s. $12/hr
Criminal and credit checks will be conducted.
Submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Security Manager- Full Time
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. Basic schedule is Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 2p to 10pm and Saturday/Sunday 10a-6p, but must be available to be flexible as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Submit resume to: Jarmstrong@dallasarboretum.org and email@example.com