Employment

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.




Visitor Experience Associate

Part-time

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January 25, 2022

The Visitor Experience Associate will sell admission and special event tickets to the Garden through the Admission Kiosk, orient visitors to the Garden and its California native plant mission and provide customer service, information and assistance to all guests and members for daily sales at the Admission Kiosk and for occasional special events.

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Seed Conservation Intern

Full-time, Hourly

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January 25, 2022

Assist the Director of Conservation Programs and the Seed Conservation Program Manager in execution of field research and seed collecting activities for California Botanic Garden’s (CalBG) Conservation Program. Project activities will include a diverse program of work that includes assisting with: California Plant Rescue (CaPR) rare plant seed banking, Seed LA restoration seed collections, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Seeds of Success Program (SOS), rare plant monitoring, botanical surveys, and California Seed Bank curatorial duties. CaPR is a collaborative project to secure the future of California’s native flora by collecting seeds of California native plant species for long term preservation in secure regional seed banks (ex-situ conservation), Seed LA is a regional effort to make locally appropriate regional native plant materials more broadly available in the greater Los Angeles region, and SOS is a program coordinated by the BLM to support seed collections from native plant populations to conserve and develop native plant materials for stabilizing, rehabilitating and restoring lands in the United States. Duties include assisting in the field to scout populations, collect seed, conduct surveys, collect and process plant specimens, plant identification, data collection, preparation of field forms and reports, data entry and labeling of field collections, seed processing, seed testing, and preparation of seeds for storage.

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Marketing and Event Coordinator

Part-time

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January 18, 2022

California Botanic Garden seeks a new colleague to fill the important role of Marketing and Event Coordinator. This position starts at part-time but is expected to transition to full-time via other tasks as the Garden is able to return to normal operations in its public programming. We seek energetic and engaging individuals who have the appropriate skill set(s) and enthusiasm for promoting the Garden’s mission and growing its community through marketing and events.

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Horticulturist-I

Full-time, Hourly

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January 7, 2022

California Botanic Garden is seeking a passionate, creative, and self-motivated individual to join the gardens horticulture staff. Under supervision of the Grounds Manager, the Horticulturist-I maintains the living collection, including planting, pruning, weeding, watering, mulching, and removing dead plants; maintains irrigation systems, decomposed granite paths, and other garden facilities.

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Maintenance Worker

Part-time

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November 11, 2021

This position is responsible for performing general maintenance, janitorial services and any necessary repairs of CalBG facilities. Responsibilities will also include event set-ups, and be flexible to complete assignments to support various CalBG activities.

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Conservation Botanist (GIS Specialist)

Full-time, Hourly

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November 2, 2021

Under the supervision of the Director of Conservation Programs at California Botanic Garden (CalBG) and in coordination with the conservation team, the Conservation Botanist (GIS Specialist) will manage and create spatial data, and participate in field research and conservation projects including: general floristic surveys, focused surveys of rare plants species, rare plant monitoring, seed collecting, and other field research activities as needed. The Conservation Botanist will work in a team to coordinate and organize GIS data for a diversity of conservation projects. Specific duties include spatial data management and organization, participation in field work, creation of species distribution models, participation in field projects, supervision of field technicians and interns; communication with external conservation partners, and personnel from other institutions; plant identification, data entry, and labeling of field collections; literature review; and writing of technical reports and scientific publications. This position is estimated to be 50% office work (e.g. GIS data management and reporting) and 50% field work.

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Assistant Controller

Full-time, Hourly

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November 1, 2021

The Assistant Controller, under supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), performs all general accounting activities through trial balance and closing. Assist CFO with a variety of professional accounting activities required for preparation of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and not-for-profit accounting standards. Experience with not-for-profit organizations is required. This position includes administrative and technical support of the business office, general ledger reconciliation, journal entries, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash receipts, and payroll.

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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.

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