Rory Meyers, a beloved, generous and long-standing board member of the Arboretum, recently passed away. To learn more and make a tribute in honor of her, please click here.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The Dallas Arboretum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About

Below is a list of 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. Part-time and Seasonal staff have limited benefits. We also have excellent opportunities in various departments for those desiring a hands-on internship experience. The Arboretum conducts criminal checks, driving checks, as well as physicals/drug screens and credit checks for certain positions.

A tram driver volunteer driving a golf cart

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.

To Apply

Unless otherwise noted, to be considered for a listed position you must visit DABSJOBSAPPLY for more detailed information about any position and to submit a resume for consideration.

Available Jobs

Public Programs Coordinator – Full time

Assist in the oversight, coordination, and presentation of public programs for the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (CG) to create engaging and educational public visitor experiences. Act as “Manager-on-Duty” (MOD) in absence of the Public Programs Manager, which includes working weekend days of Saturday and Sunday. This position is full-time, hourly and reports to the Public Programs Manager.

Senior Volunteer Manager – Full time

Responsibilities include implementing and maintaining an exemplary volunteer program to assist in the delivery of the organization’s programs and services.   Assures that active volunteer recruitment, placement and training are coordinated and conducted successfully. Directly oversee Volunteer Services staff to promote courteous engagement with volunteers and to meet Arboretum needs for volunteer support.

Sign Engraver – Part time

Responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of garden signage, storage, inventory and maintenance. 32 hours per week.

Lead, Janitorial – Full Time, $12/hr

Responsible for assisting with janitorial crew training and overseeing work flow production for efficient productivity and timely completion of duties in assigned areas. Physically perform janitorial labor, including cleaning/stocking restrooms, emptying trash on property, offices and working in all weather conditions.

Project Manager, Horticulture Operations – Full time

The Dallas Arboretum, located on White Rock Lake in east Dallas, and one of the most beautiful display gardens in the US, is seeking a talented individual to be a key player in  designing and maintaining landscape planting bed maps, coordinating and scheduling plant product deliveries and special festival plant materials or products, and bidding and oversight of garden vendor work production (small landscape installation, minor repairs). Works with VP related to budgets, inventory, and expense controls. Assists the VP of Property Development as needed in hardscape construction needs. Submit resume NOW!

Horticulture – Full time

Join our outstanding horticulture team to oversee efficient productivity and timely completion of duties in assigned areas. Physically perform garden labor. Work in all weather conditions. Work week is a Monday-Friday schedule; holiday and weekend schedules do apply.

Research Supervisor: Horticulture – Full time

Responsible for day to day maintenance of research/trials gardens under the direction of the Trials Manager. Oversee efficient productivity and timely completion of duties in assigned areas. Physically perform garden labor. Work in all weather conditions. Work week is a Monday-Friday schedule; holiday and weekend schedules do apply.

Interested in Applying?

Unless otherwise noted, to be considered for a listed position you must visit DABSJOBSAPPLY for more detailed information about any position and to submit a resume for consideration.