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Join the team at California's Native Garden.

California Botanic Garden, the largest botanic garden dedicated exclusively to California's native plants, grounds itself with a philosophy of biodiversity and the importance of bringing real-world conservation applications to the public through horticultural education, scientific research and sales of native plants.

For all applications, please submit a cover letter, resume and any other materials to Human Resources at employment@calbg.org unless otherwise noted in the job posting.

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Botanical Illustration Intern

Full-time, Hourly

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Posted on

February 19, 2024

The California Botanic Garden is pleased to announce a botanical illustration internship opportunity for the summer of 2024. This position is open to early career illustrators interested in developing illustration techniques related to botanical specimens. Working with several Garden scientists, the intern will have opportunities to work on various research projects, including, but not limited to: illustrations for publications of plant species new to science; rare plant species central to conservation research; and trait evolution. The intern will have access to the Garden’s five collections (herbarium, library, archives, living collection, and seed collection) as resources for illustration. Opportunities for the successful applicant to participate in the Garden’s Summer Applied Plant Conservation Internship activities, such as workshops and presentations, will also be encouraged.

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Restoration Intern

Full-time, Hourly

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Posted on

February 15, 2024

The Restoration Intern will work closely with the Seed Program and Nursery staff on rare/common plant seed banking and propagation/reintroduction contracts. Major duties will include field collections of seeds and cuttings, seed processing, plant propagation and maintenance. Approximately 10-20% of the time will be spent outdoors in rugged terrain. This will be an opportunity to work closely with multiple agencies (national forests, environmental consulting firms, etc.), and to develop hands-on knowledge of collection and propagation of wild plants. The intern must approach all tasks with respect for natural, cultural and fiscal resources, co-workers, volunteers, partner agencies, and organizations. This is a full time seasonal position (40 hours a week), that may require overnight stays in rugged terrain.

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Horticulture Intern

Part-time

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Posted on

January 10, 2024

California Botanic Garden is seeking a passionate, creative, and motivated individual to join the Garden’s horticulture staff. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter and have a desire to acquire diverse skills and experience valuable in the green trades.

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Maintenance / Mechanic Worker

Full-time, Hourly

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Posted on

October 31, 2023

This position is responsible for performing general vehicle and cart maintenance, and any necessary repairs of CALBG facilities. Responsibilities may include event set-ups and event support. Must be flexible to complete assignments to support various CALBG activities.

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California Botanic Garden acknowledges that equal opportunity for all persons is a fundamental human value. Each applicant will be considered on the basis of individual ability and merit, without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sex, or marital status. CalBG is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of its mission and activities, including hiring practices.

For more information about employment at CalBG please contact Human Resources at (909) 625-8767 ext. 226

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HUMAN RESOURCES

(909) 625-8767, ext. 226
aojeda@calbg.org