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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

General and Administrative

Vice President of Sales and Development

This position is responsible for providing leadership for the development and membership department in order to secure the budgeted revenue included in the $13 million revenue goal.  This position is also responsible for leading, planning, implementing and managing the constituent and relationship events for the Dallas Arboretum.

Customer Service

Customer Service

Promptly and pleasantly answer phones. Accurately answer questions, sell tickets, and as needed redirect calls to specific departments for special assistance. Assist with various office tasks during times of slow attendance. Contribute to team effort.

Ticket Sales

Pleasantly greet and interact with guests in a timely manner to acquire necessary information and to process purchases for tickets and memberships. Assist with various office tasks during times of slow attendance. Contribute to team effort.

Special Events

Special Events Facilitator

Act as a professional contact during rental, group, wedding, and Arboretum sponsored or promoted activities according to Event Manual guidelines and directions of the Director of Sales and Special Events. Perform as a staff liaison for satisfactory execution of the event, including overseeing all aspects of the event and monitoring the use and care of DABS’ property.   Assure successful guest relations. Contribute to the team effort.

Public Events

Public Events Facilitator

We are looking for a motivated and high-energy Event Facilitator to be the professional liaison for the Public Events team during various Dallas Arboretum garden events. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to use your hospitality skills during our special events, concerts, and elegant dinners & receptions, amongst other public events. This position will be under the direction of the Director of Public Events and the Public Events Managers. The ideal candidate will perform as staff liaison for satisfactory execution of each event, including overseeing all aspects related to the event and monitoring use and care of Dallas Arboretum property as well as ensuring successful guest relations.

Children’s Adventure Garden

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 position.

Gallery Facilitator

Interact with the public within the outdoor galleries of the Children’s Garden to ensure that a successful public experience and effective gallery interpretation/engagement occurs.

Shared Services

Janitor – Seasonal/Temporary

Acts as customer oriented liaison between Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden and the public. Cleans, and maintains public areas for visitors, staff and volunteers and ensures a positive appearance of the Gardens facilities for visitors, staff and volunteers. Under general supervision of the Operations Supervisor, performs and maintains the internal and external appearance of the Gardens.  

Set Up Crew – Seasonal/Temporary

The Set Up Associate will possess the ability to perform physical setup and teardown of all events. This person will also address maintenance needs as directed. Maintain equipment and keep storage areas orderly.

Operations

Custodial Supervisor

Responsible for oversight of the daily care and maintenance of the physical property under limited direction of the Operations Manager. Create schedules and oversee custodial staff and assure that general maintenance needs are met. Follow budgetary guidelines when preparing supply order recommendations.

Horticulture

Horticulture Supervisor – Full time

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

Horticulture Manager – Full time

Responsible for overall landscape maintenance of specific garden area under the general direction of the Director of Horticulture. Oversee efficient productivity and timely completion of duties and staff in assigned areas. Physically perform garden labor, including operation of loud equipment and transport work materials/equipment as needed. Work in all weather conditions. Perform as Weekend Manager on duty in event of emergency. Contributes to team effort.

Gardener

Perform various general landscape maintenance and labor duties in the gardens under the supervision of a Crew Leader or Horticulturist 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 and some holiday shifts. 

Irrigation Assistant

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.

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.