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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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.

Below is a list of all current 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. We also have excellent opportunities in various departments for those desiring a hands-on internship experience. Unless otherwise noted, you may apply for a listed position by faxing your resume and cover letter to 866-341-6878. Please indicate which position you are applying for in your cover letter. The Arboretum conducts criminal checks, as well as physicals/drug screens and credit checks for certain positions.

  • The Dallas Arboretum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Printable Application:

Feel free to download our general Application for Employment, print and fill it out, and bring it with you to apply in person.

Electronic Application:

Please download this application for employment form and include it in your email to apply to any of the jobs below.

Corporate and Social Sales Coordinator-Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

Support the overall rental effort through timely response to inquiries and securing bookings via telephone, on site tours or at businesses, for corporate, social and convention business, spending a minimum of 50% of each week in identifying new prospects and active cold calling.  Actively participate in developing a yearly corporate sales plan with the Director to achieve the corporate revenue sales goal.  Coordinate and conduct tours of property and visit corporations, Visitor Bureaus, etc. to solicit business and meet revenue goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Prepare and execute corporate sales plan to increase corporate revenue.
  • Develop attractive meeting venues/packages for approval to promote to corporate clients.
  • Promptly and courteously respond to incoming phone calls and return calls in a timely manner.
  • Assure established call logs are completed and maintained for future referrals.
  • Maintain active database of corporate and convention contacts, future interest, etc. and diligently work the database to secure current or future rentals.
  • Actively solicit new business, as well as repeat business, with time lines for target marketing of cold calls.
  • Research, solicit and develop relationships with corporate and other social contacts to promote the Arboretum for banquets, conferences, employee group events, receptions, etc.  
  • Frequently interact with Convention Bureau for upcoming conventions and actively solicit convention contacts to promote the Arboretum for spousal tours, participant excursions/dinners/receptions, etc.
  • Distribute materials in a timely manner to appropriate corporation/convention contact and follow up to secure rental.
  • Maintain desired level of successful phone contacts per day  
  • Secure corporate, convention and social rental bookings; accurately complete initial contract paperwork and collect deposits
  • Refer booking to appropriate Sales and Special events staff person for follow up and execution of event.
  • Accurately maintain and monitor Master Calendar with Rental Office Coordinator on a daily basis to avoid double booking or inappropriate booking of facilities/grounds.
  • Maintain current, updated supply of brochures for departmental use.
  • Assist Special Event Managers as needed. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree desired.
  • Four+ years sales experience highly desired; hospitality industry desired.
  • Excellent verbal skills and good written/grammatical communication skills.
  • Good computer skills (great proficiency in MS platform and specific computer software as needed).
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time and perform data entry/telephone or office functions, physically tour clients on property, physically drive to corporations or other locations as needed.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights/weekends as needed.
  • Driver’s license to drive garden vehicles.

 

Submit resumes to: arollins@dallasarboretum.org

 

 

Sales and Special Events Coordinator-Full Time

 JOB SUMMARY

Support the overall rental effort by promptly answering all inquiries, checking for availability and referring calls to the appropriate individuals, i.e. Sales Coordinators, Special Event Managers. etc.  When necessary, support wedding sales and group coordinators with more in-depth communication and/or ‘closing’ of sale. Schedule and coordinate Bridal room rentals and respond to small weddings and proposal inquiries. Schedule all tea and brunch reservations and communicate reservations to restaurants daily. Must be familiar with all facets/venues of the Sales and Special Events Department. Distribute information and handle paperwork as requested.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Promptly and courteously respond to incoming phone calls and email requests for information, check for availability and screen caller for referral to appropriate individuals if caller is seriously looking at potential booking.
  • Pick up other Sales Coordinators phones when staff are away from their desk.
  • Maintain phone log of inquiries and disposition of call.
  • Book all internal meetings (DABS’ staff) and relevant festival activity locations.
  • Actively maintain and check Master Calendar along with Sales Coordinators, always being alert to booking schedules to avoid double bookings, booking during ‘black-out dates,’ and booking ceremonies/events in too close proximity to each at the same time.
  • Prepare and update computer Master Calendar for daily accuracy.
  • Distribute rental packages and prepare routine paperwork as requested by Director or Coordinators.   
  • Schedule and handle paperwork/fees for rental of bridal rooms and for all photo and video shoots.
  • Schedule and book tea reservations as well as holiday brunches for the restaurant.
  • Support Wedding Sales Coordinator with serious wedding/ceremony inquires and communication during peak calling periods.
  • Maintain current, updated supply of brochures and vendor lists for departmental use.
  • Provide general support to supervisor as needed.

 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some college desired.
  • Two+ years sales experience highly desired; hospitality industry desired.
  • Good verbal skills and good written/grammatical communication skills.
  • Good computer skills (great proficiency in MS platform and specific computer software as needed).
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time and perform data entry/telephone or office functions, physically tour clients on property.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights/weekends as needed.
  • Driver’s license to drive garden vehicles.

Submit resumes to: arollins@dallasarboretum.org

 

Gallery Facilitators – Teacher Aides

Teacher Aides ($11/hr)

Excite and assist children and families in the various activities and exhibits in the new 8-acre Children’s Adventure Garden. Gallery Facilitators are encouraged to bring creative ideas to the team along with a love of teaching/encouraging others. Help us create an enjoyable learning experience for our guests! Part Time, on-going position.

Qualifications:

o    Teaching certificates, or experience with early childhood teaching/ instruction, is desirable.

o    Background in science or science education is helpful but not necessary.

o    Must be able to stand for extended periods of time outside in the garden.

o    Flexible work days between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.; must be able to work Saturday and Sunday.

Criminal background checks will be conducted.

Submit resumes to bkamin@dallasdarboretum.org 

 

Senior Director of Sales and Special Events, Full time

Senior Director of Sales and Special Events, Full Time

Overall responsibility for implementing to the total sales effort of the Special Events Department, including securing new bookings, maintaining existing accounts, supervising sales activities and training within the department staff, and executing sales and marketing strategies to maximize the profitability of the department while maintaining customer satisfaction.   Contribute to team effort.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Achieve and grow yearly topline revenues, while staying within expense budget; actively seek out new business.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key clients in the wedding, corporate, group, tea, photo, film, convention, and concierge market.
  • Develop and maintain market awareness to ensure ability to predict revenue opportunities and set proactive strategies.
  • Drive results by establishing sales objectives and developing quotas for all team members.
  • Actively prospect and acquire new accounts/clients.
  • Direct the scheduling of event execution including account assignments for efficiency and organized work flow.
  • Assure that the contract details, set up coordination, outside vendor arrangements, and other necessary logistics/arrangements are in place for successful event execution.
  • Effectively manage the performance of the sales team, and direct work and tasks towards achieving the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Provide sales training and development to ensure all inquiries and requests are consistently met in a timely manner.
  • Manage the departmental budget and monitor sales activities/performance to ensure actual sales meet or exceed established revenue plan.
  • Accurately reports variances/projections.
  • Assure accurate sales contract compliance and timely billing/receipts for expenses.
  • Assist the Senior Vice President with the preparation of the annual budget to achieve attainable revenue goals.
  • Coordinate and prepare annual marketing plan with the Senior VP.
  • Oversee and/or train, evaluate, and effectively manage/schedule personnel; complete required personnel documentation in a timely manner

SKILLS/ QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred
  • Five years’ sales and sales leadership required; hospitality/event experience desired
  • Excellent verbal and written/grammatically correct communication skills; proficient computer skills (knowledge of Excel, MS Word, Outlook, etc.); ability to prepare statistical analysis and forecasting
  • Ability to create a cohesive team for successful sales and event execution; professional image and conduct
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to walk across garden repeatedly as needed and to physically conduct client/vendor tours in the garden and to visit prospects/vendors offsite when needed to actively promote Special Events.
  • Texas driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles and to drive to offsite locations

Submit resume to mwhisler@dallasarboretum.org

Horticulture Supervisor

Full-Time, $17/hr

JOB SUMMARY

Under limited supervision, responsible for overall landscape maintenance and supervision of staff for specific garden area. Oversee efficient productivity and timely completion of duties in assigned areas.  Physically perform garden labor and work in all weather conditions.  Contribute to team effort.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Physically perform general landscape maintenance for specific garden area, including planting, mowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing, spraying, doing minor irrigation repairs, pruning, pest control, trash removal, and trimming, according to written maintenance and safety standards.
  • Supervise garden crew, volunteers, and interns assigned to area. Contribute to team effort.
  • Establish and meet garden project completion schedules on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis under the guidance of the Horticulture Manager.
  • Train and develop gardeners and landscape assistants in garden area to increase their knowledge of plant materials and landscape maintenance.
  • Assist with plant record keeping and labeling for assigned garden area.
  • Responsible for securing all equipment at the end of the day and notifying supervisor of any supply needs.
  • Apply pesticides (when trained) using appropriate safety procedures as provided and according to departmental policies and procedures; supervision provided.
  • Monitor irrigation system and pump systems (where applicable), repair minor problems, and report malfunctions; provide technical assistance when required.
  • Assist in group and special projects as required.
  • Assist with educational and research projects as required, example: horticultural demonstrations during special events.
  • Act as Manager on Duty in weekend rotation to supervise weekend horticulture activity.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science in Horticulture or related field (may accept Associate’s Degree and three years related experience).
  • One year related garden/landscaping experience; prior supervisory oversight helpful.
  • Experience with or knowledge of Texas perennials preferred; knowledge of irrigation systems and other water features desirable.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; basic computer skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; walk/stand/stoop/bend frequently and repeatedly in the garden in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to apply pesticides and chemicals according to safety standards once trained; Texas Certified Pesticide Applicators license preferred.,
  • Texas driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles.

SUBMIT RESUME TO: mproska@dallasarboretum.org

Part-Time Program Teachers

Part-time Program Teachers, positions available in February 2019

JOB SUMMARY:

A part-time staff educator will teach, coordinate and assist in the refinement of existing educational programming and the development of new programming for the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden under the direction and approval of the Director of Children’s Education. The educator will successfully coordinate and conduct classes with school groups and contribute to team effort.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • As assigned, develop, modify and teach education programs both at the Arboretum and at partner sites
  • Assist in the development of new programming as needed
  • Promote and facilitate Arboretum field trips, outreach programs and afterschool programs, to include check-ins and bus parking
  • Assist Program Specialists in the selection and development of materials and supplies related to programs assigned to teach and/or manage
  • Assist Program Specialists in writing curriculum as requested
  • Maintain attendance, ethnicity and testing records for programs taught and/or managed. Report numbers and results in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Train and supervise volunteers assisting with educational programs for which he/she is responsible as needed
  • Distribute and process program evaluations for all applicable programs; review and discuss with supervisor modifications for improvement
  • Assist in developing and implementing educational activities for major events at the Arboretum as needed
  • Develop, modify, supervise and teach spring and summer camps as assigned

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences
  • Two years teaching experience in formal classroom and/or informal science institution
  • Proficiency in use of computer software
  • Clear written and oral communication of science literacy

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills; good independent judgment
  • Punctually and physically coordinate, set up, train and/or conduct workshops/classes on Dallas Arboretum property or at offsite locations
  • Work flexible hours, including nights/weekends and school holidays as needed
  • Enthusiasm, energy and practical knowledge of best teaching practices

Submit resume to Dmiller@dallasarboretum.org

Weekend Facility Supervisor, Children’s Garden

Assist Director of Facility Operations and Weekend Operations Manager in coordination/oversight of Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (RMCAG) daily functions related to public activities by following protocol and staffing guides; perform as weekend supervisory oversight for successful operations and public enjoyment. Thursday through Monday schedule. Contributes to team effort.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Under general direction, assure that RMCAG is ready for opening and all relevant areas are operational as well as appropriately close and secure the RMCAG at day’s end.
  • Troubleshoot any issues, i.e. cleanliness, operational exhibits/computers, safety issues, volunteer needs, etc. for appropriate resolution following established guidelines.
  • Appropriately respond to issues within RMCAG, Lost Child, Emergencies, etc. according to established protocol.
  • Assist with volunteer training as needed and monitor volunteer engagement for successful interaction with the public; work with Children’s Garden Public Events Manager to assure appropriate coverage in sensitive gallery areas.
  • Respond to public issues/concerns/inquiries in a professional manner.
  • Personally interact with visitors at RMCAG and in other approved events when requested.
  • During weekends act as the primary point person for oversight of the Children’s Garden general operations.
  • Assist Facility Manager with inventory maintenance.
  • Manage uniform ordering process for RMCAG operations, facilities, and exhibit staff.
  • Maintain and restock first aid kits and emergency buckets at RMCAG.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some college desirable
  • Two+ years in responsible positions; educational or public related experience helpful
  • Good verbal skills and written communication skills; good computer skills.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Frequently and repeatedly walk garden to monitor and engage/monitor public and volunteers in a successful manner.
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Work flexible hours, including nights/weekends as needed.
  • Engaging with strong public interaction skills.

Submit resume to Nswanson@dallasarboretum.org

Weekend Facility Supervisor, Main Garden

Responsible for oversight of the daily care and maintenance of the physical property (main garden) under limited direction of the Operations Manager-Main Garden. Oversee custodial staff as assigned and assure that custodial/general maintenance needs are monitorial and maintained property. Monitor budgetary expenses for appropriate supply needs and invoice payment authorizations. Thursday through Monday schedule.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Directly oversee weekend main garden operations and custodial staff, as well as during weekdays as assigned.
  • Daily walk through buildings and property: morning, afternoon and at close:
  • Unlock buildings and houses, turn off alarms.
  • Make note of areas that need attention or restocking.
  • Maintain great attention to cleanliness, signage, structural damage or needed repairs
  • Promptly report any safety concerns or repairs that may need immediate attention.
  • Monitor and maintain Facility Service equipment in proper working order
  • Report and schedule significant repairs after approval from Manager; make minor repairs as needed.
  • Oversee and monitor custodial staff for timely cleaning and project assignment completion on weekends and during weekdays as assigned.
  • Assure janitorial supplies are always available and restock as necessary
  • Oversee special projects, such as window cleaning, banquet chair cleaning/repair, carpet cleaning, painting, etc. to maximize productivity and minimize disruption to the public/DABS’ daily operations as directed.
  • Respond to emergency situations, i.e. weather, power outages, plumbing or electrical issues in an appropriate and timely manner; repair/resolve minor problems.
  • Enforce public rules and regulations according to established guidelines and garden etiquette for both staff and the public.
  • Promptly and appropriately address public needs/emergencies.
  • Prepare a weekend report of significant activity for review and appropriate follow up.
  • Oversee Set Up Crew activity on weekends and trouble shoot as necessary.
  • Conduct weekly safety meetings.
  • Assure that Facility staff are trained upon hire and periodically as needed.
  • Document training and retrain as needed.
  • Train, evaluate and effectively manage/schedule personnel; complete required personnel documentation in a timely manner.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some College desirable
  • Good written and oral communications; basic computer skills
  • 3-5 years transferable custodial/general repair experience; 1 year supervisory experience preferred.
  • Proficient in workplace safety measures
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed, including weekends and evenings.
  • Ability to lift 30# and to physically and repeatedly walk the property for janitorial/equipment oversight and support in all weather conditions.
  • Driver’s license to drive garden vehicles.
  • Background experience in basic mechanical, plumbing, and electrical repair preferred.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Good eye for detail
  • Manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy; professional work ethic.
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills; good independent judgment skills.
  • Effective and positive leadership skills; work with limited supervision.
  • Proactive versus reactive skills with positive problem solutions.
  • Tenacious, organized, and customer service driven.

Submit resume to Nswanson@dallasarboretum.org

Sign Engraver

SIGN ENGRAVER, $10.50/HR

Part Time Position, Monday – Friday, 8:00am-3:00pm

The Dallas Arboretum is seeking a Sign Engraver for the accurate and timely preparation of garden signage, storage, inventory, and maintenance. If you enjoy working with your hands and in a beautiful garden setting, this is the job for you!

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some college helpful
  • 1 year related engraving experience preferred
  • Competency with a PC, including but not limited to Corel Draw, and Microsoft Suite.
  • Ability to learn to use the Epilog laser system.
  • Skill with small power tools to attach signs to stakes, repair metal holders, etc.
  • Work flexible hours, including nights as needed.
  • Walk/stand/stoop/bend frequently and repeatedly in sign production and in the garden to oversee and place signage; ability to lift up to 50 lbs and work in all weather conditions
  • Driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles if necessary

Submit resume to: mfalcone@dallasarboretum.org

Assistant Security Manager

Schedule: Wednesday – Friday, 2:00-11:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 11:00am-7:30pm | Salary: $47,000

Reporting to the Security Services Manager, the Assistant Security Manager will manage and monitor security needs of the Arboretum during evenings and weekends with key staff to provide for the Arboretum’s unique security needs as a positive interface with the public. Interact with and support Public and Private Event staff related to operational needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Assist with overall public and staff security for the garden, to include other properties (such as across Garland Road from the Arboretum) managed by DABS:
    • Assure enforcement of rules and regulations according to established garden and safety guidelines, and garden etiquette for staff, clients, and the public.
    • Perform routine garden/property/parking lot patrol to identify problem areas or potential issues as well as to observe successful security personnel performance.
    • Monitor and respond to incident reports concerning damage or safety concerns to person or property; prepare daily reports identifying issues and corrective actions taken.
    • Assist with maintenance of a database of security/safety issues.
  • Act as a liaison to all departments during public and private events and nighttime garden activities which could include but not be limited to working with facilities and event staff to assist with operational needs:
    • Monitor property during public events for cleanliness of restrooms, property (trash receptacles), and take appropriate action.
      Respond according to guidelines related to serious weather conditions.
    • Address or assist with any emergency repair issues that occur during evening public or private events; prepare daily reports identifying problems and corrective actions taken
  • Act as “Manager on Duty” to oversee and/or manage security personnel (staff and/or contractual) as well as Dallas Police Officers during evening events and on weekends with high focus on maintaining positive relations with assigned Dallas Police Department
  • Monitor the activity of all security systems [evenings and weekends], including cameras, gate and building accesses. Promptly report any issues or concerns.
  • Work closely with Security Services Manager in establishing, monitoring and enforcing DABS’ security and safety guidelines and compliance with related city or state codes.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an area of study relevant to this position desired; 3 – 5 years of general experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Minimum three years’ policy or high level security experience or police officer experience; minimum one year successful organizational and supervisory experience; basic computer skills
  • Proven ability to deal effectively with the public in emergency situations and to apply these practices to a private organization; strategic orientation with ability to act tactically as required.
  • Ability to walk property extensively and repeatedly
  • Ability to work flexible hours and nights/weekends
  • Driver’s license to drive golf carts

Submit resume to: mdaivs@dallasarboretum.org

Plant Trials Supervisor

$18/HR

Full Time Position

Responsible for day-to-day maintenance, data collection, and recording plant information in the research/trials gardens under the direction of the Trials Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Perform plant trial data collection including:  rating, mapping, labeling, and photographs.
  • Timely and accurately monitor and record data for up to date Plant Trials database.
    • Assure plants are mapped, labeled and photographed for organized data management.
    • Physically perform general landscape maintenance including layout, planting, weeding, watering, fertilizing, spraying, doing minor irrigation repairs, pruning, pest control, and trimming, according to written maintenance and safety standards.
    • Supervise garden crew, volunteers, and interns assigned to area.
    • Under the direction of the Trials Manager implement fertilization schedules and prepare documentation.
    • Secure all equipment at the end of the day and notify supervisor of any supply needs.
  • Handle weekly maintenance of interior plants; reports status to the Trials Manager.
  • Unload trucks; inventory and maintain upkeep of garden material from deliveries.
  • Work on special projects for large garden displays.
  • Assist Greenhouse Manager with specific propagation tasks at the greenhouse location as requested.
  • Install, maintain, and repair drip irrigation as needed.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Horticulture or related field (may accept Associate’s Degree and three years related experience).
  • Prior research or trialing experience and good photography skills preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; basic computer skills (working knowledge of Excel, MS Word, Outlook, etc.).
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; walk/stand/stoop/bend frequently and repeatedly in the garden in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to apply pesticides and chemicals according to safety standards once trained.
  • Texas driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles and to drive to offsite locations.

Submit resumes to Mproska@dallasarboretum.org           

Gardener / Landscaping Staff

$11/HR

Full Time Position

Perform various general landscape maintenance and labor duties in the gardens under supervision.   Physically perform garden labor, including operation of loud equipment and transporting work materials/equipment in all weather conditions.  Contribute to team effort.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Perform routine maintenance of assigned garden area according to set standards and safety guidelines in the areas of:
    • Mowing
    • Weeding
    • Trimming
    • Planting
    • Raking
    • Fertilizing
    • Pruning
    • Mulching
  • Safely operate and be accountable for routine maintenance of landscape maintenance equipment i.e. push mowers, backpack blowers, rototiller, tractor, edgers, gas hedge shears, utility truck, etc.
    • Assure all equipment, tools, etc. are not left out in the garden when not in use and are cleaned and properly stored at the end of the work day.
  • Assist supervisor with monitoring irrigation system and pump systems (where applicable) and report malfunctions.
  • Assist with special projects as required.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Six months to one year related experience desirable.
  • Basic communication skills, bilingual a plus.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; walk/stand/stoop/bend frequently and repeatedly in the garden in all weather conditions.
  • Driver’s license required to operate garden vehicles if necessary.

Submit resume to: mproska@dallasarboretum.org or call 214-515-6585 for more information

Gate Attendants/Lot Attendants

Temporary, Part-Time, but potential continued schedule for Gate Attendants

$10/hr  

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Dallas Blooms Festival starts soon…..and the Dallas Arboretum  is needing additional gate attendants and parking lot attendants. 
  • Gate attendants will courteously greet arriving guests and answer basic questions. Potential Gate Attendant employment beyond April.  Fairly flexible schedule but generally an 8 hour+ day.
  • Lot Attendants will direct vehicles where to park, 6-8 hrs/day potential.
  • Super job for college students, high school students, retired or semi-retired, or anyone who desires to interacting with the public, but great personalities are essential. Frequently stand/move to interact with guests.

Interested in Applying?

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