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Open daily from 9am–5pm (8pm on Thursdays)

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

Event Sales Intern – Part time, unpaid

Timeframe: 06/01/20 — 08/1/20

Description

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s Private Event Sales team wants to introduce you to the fast-paced world of rental sales, representing a world-class venue. By the end of this internship, you’ll have a feel for all the aspects it takes to sell meeting space. We’ll help you develop your online research skills as you search the internet, newspapers, and articles to identify new rental prospects. You will also learn the basics of cold calling and representing an organization, complete with practice in recording your findings into our database. You will have the opportunity to participate with the load in and set up of one large wedding, as well as daytime corporate event. You will learn the behind the scenes work that goes into making events successful at a venue such as the Dallas Arboretum. 

This is a part-time internship. No stipend will be provided. 

Expected hours are flexible, but must occur between the hours of 9am and 5pm between June 1 and August 1. At least one pre-arranged night time/weekend time for wedding event work. 

Submit resumes to: mguterriez@dallasarboretum.org

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!

Membership Manager – Full time

Opportunity for an experienced, progressive Membership Manager to be primarily responsible for creating, developing, executing and evaluating membership efforts, include managing the membership efforts, including personally calling upon members to upgrade and renew membership, expansion of membership base by 10% each fiscal year, and identification and creation of new affinity membership markets. Specific duties include implementing strategies and tactical program components that result in renewed and new members for the Arboretum. Requires external contact with prospects and current members to attain a bottom line and programmatic portfolio. Works closely with all Development team members to create a collaborative membership program that includes a strong renewal system, programs for upgrades, and events for members.

Director of Human Resources

Responsible for total human resource activity–overseeing and administering, interpreting, managing, and maintaining personnel policies and maintaining employee records and database, compensation and benefits administration and addressing general employee relations issues. Directly supervises Receptionist and HR Coordinator. Position will be available mid August.

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.

Staff Accountant – Full time

This position is a dynamic member of the Finance and Accounting team. Must possess an excellent understanding of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, GAAP, be intellectually curious, and possess an eye for process improvements. Supports the Controller and Director of Accounting primarily through Accounts Receivable management but will have involvement in all areas of the department.

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.