Face coverings are no longer required outside or inside facilities. Reservations required for members and nonmembers.

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

Children’s Adventure Garden

Public Program Manager – Full time

The Public Program Manager will be responsible for the direct oversight and execution of public programming in the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (CAG) 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.

Gallery Facilitator – $11/hr, part time, seasonal

Interact with the public within the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden providing educational experiences and positive public experiences. This position is part-time (16-32 hours/week) and reports to the Public Programs Manager. Weekend availability is preferred but not required. Please note that the RMCAG is closed for routine maintenance from January through mid-February yearly.

Public Events

Public Event Facilitator – $14/hr, seasonal

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.

Sales & Special Events

Special Events Administrative Assistant – $17/hr, full time

Promptly answers all inquiries for Proposals and VIP/Bridal room reservations professional and timely manner. Maximize revenues by communicating with the DOS/Senior DOS on availability and status of revenues weekly. Assist with smaller social inquires as needed. Maintain all marketing collateral. Assist with the day-to-day calendar inquiry and entering all internal meetings/festivals/special events/private events and garden wide notices.

Sales Coordinator – $21/hr, full time

Support the overall rental effort by responding to wedding inquiries, and as needed social inquiries, and booking rentals to achieve revenue goals. Schedule sales tours with Tour Guides and coordinate communication for all clients, responds to inquiries and successfully book business. Process paperwork related to the requests for rentals/tours. Become familiar with all facets/venue sites for the Rental Department.

Event Facilitator – $14/hr, seasonal

Join the team and use your hospitality skills to 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 event, including overseeing all aspects related to event and monitoring use and care of DABS’ property. Assure successful guest relations. Must be able to work a varied schedule—days, weekends, nights according to rental needs. Schedules generally available a week in advance.

Horticulture

Horticulture Supervisor – 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.

Gardener – 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.

Irrigation Assistant Full-time

Responsible for assisting Irrigation Supervisor in maintaining existing irrigation systems to established standards under limited supervision. Physically operate loud equipment and transport work materials/equipment in all weather conditions

Customer Service

Customer Service – $11/hr, seasonal

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. (Shifts available 6am-12pm, 8am-4pm and 12pm-6pm)

Gift Cart Cashiers, ZimSculpt Sales – $12/hr

Talented individuals are needed to fill temporary positions during our 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/weekends shifts available. Apply ASAP to be scheduled for an interview!

Data Processing Assistant – $11/hr, part time, seasonal

Accurately and efficiently input data into database, sit for extended periods of time, work independently. 

Operations

Parking/Gate Lot Attendants – $10.50/hr

Direct vehicles to parking spaces /monitor gate; politely interact with guests; ability to stand throughout shift.

House Custodian – Full time

Under the supervision of the Facility Manager, organize and perform cleaning duties for assigned areas (both public and staff areas) with primary attention to the Historic homes. Assist with general and special cleaning projects. Contribute to overall team effort.

Set Up Associate – Temporary (Surge)

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. This position will report to the Setup Supervisor.

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.

Janitor – Seasonal, $11/hr

Physically perform janitorial labor, including cleaning/stocking restrooms, emptying trash on property and offices, and working in all weather conditions.

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.