Tickets are SOLD OUT for October 24 & 25. *Evenings added, October 21, 22, 25 & 28-30 until 7pm! Reservations *REQUIRED* for members and non-members. Limited tickets available. Guests 5 years of age and older are required to wear a face covering for the duration of their visit, unless dining or medically unable to do so. During peak visitation, guests may experience longer than average wait times. For questions, contact Customer Service at 214.515.6615.

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Open daily from 9am–5pm (select evenings until 7pm)

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

Holiday Volunteer Coordinator – Part time

This part time, temporary position supports the Volunteer Department during the Holiday at the Arboretum festival and is responsible for the coordination and scheduling of our volunteers. November 10–December 31.

Public Events Manager – Full time, $45,000

Looking for a creative, highly motivated, task driven, organized and great at execution; to plan year-round activities in ATP of the Dallas Arboretum. Successfully develop, implement and oversee public events and programs for our newest garden, A Tasteful Place – a 3.5-acre herb, vegetable and fruit garden.

Supervisor: Shared Services – Full Time

This Shared Services Supervisor oversees the Customer Service arm of the Shared Services Department and is responsible for training and supervising customer service staff in courteous, efficient, accurate, high volume telephone and online customer service relations.

Gift Cart Cashiers – $11/hr

Talented individuals are needed to fill temporary positions during our Fall and Christmas Festival. Positive personality needed to sell fun and fascinating items on carts outside in the garden. Cash handling experience; ability to stand for extended periods and work on all weather conditions. (Weekdays/weekend shifts available between 9am–10:30pm starting early November through January 2021.) Shifts fill up fast so apply ASAP to be scheduled for an interview!

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.

Department Coordinator – Full time, $17/hr

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.  Manage multiple tasks through use of effective organizational and time-management skills. Contribute team efforts.

Gallery Facilitator: Children’s Garden – $11/hr, Part time

Interact with the public within the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden providing educational interactions while ensuring a positive guest experience. Ability to be active for long periods of time in outdoor spaces in all weather conditions. Work flexible hours, including nights and weekends as needed.

Facility Weekend Supervisor – Full time

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.

Temporary Fall Jobs

Data Processing – $11/hr

Accurately and efficiently input data into a database, sit for extended periods of time, work independently. Basic computer experience desired.

 

Ticket Sales Associate – $11/hr

Pleasant personality to sell tickets and direct guests into the garden, sit for extended periods of time in ticket booth. Cash handling and point of sale system experience is a plus but not required.

 

Parking/Lot Attendants – $10.50/hr

Greet/direct cars into Arboretum parking lots; ability to stand, step up for extended periods in all weather conditions. 

 

Janitorial – $11/hr

Dependable individuals are needed to fill temporary positions during our Fall Festival ASAP. Clean/stock public restrooms; walk/bend/stoop/lift up to 30 lbs. to collect and dispose of trash; work outside in all weather conditions

(between 8am to 5pm, including weekends, some nights)

 

Customer Service – $11/hr

Pleasantly answer phones and assist guests with their questions, sit for extended periods of time (schedule 8:45am–5pm / 10:30am–6:30pm temporary position during our fall festival starting mid-September until January 2021) Submit resume via DABSJOBSAPPLY

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.