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.


Maintenance / Mechanic Worker

Full-time, Hourly

position overview

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.


Director of Development

Full-time, Salary

position overview

Posted on

June 28, 2023

California Botanic Garden in Claremont seeks a dynamic leader for its Development Department. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in working with individuals, foundations and corporate partners to build and nurture a strong and sustainable base of financial support for the Garden and its diverse programming. The successful candidate will develop, plan, manage and implement CalBG’s strategies for increasing unrestricted, restricted, planned and campaign gifts from individuals, as well as cultivating, soliciting and closing foundation grants. Especially important is building planned giving by stewarding the Garden’s Legacy group—the Susanna Bixby Bryant Society. The Director plays a central role in supporting the Board of Trustees in their responsibility as fundraisers and ambassadors. The Director, in collaboration with the Executive Director, will be the staff liaison for the Board’s Development Committee, while also supporting trustee recruitment, orientation, training, and development. Retaining and building support from foundations is critical. The Development office also has responsibility for the Garden’s membership program. The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability to solve problems creatively and to recognize and seize opportunities quickly. The Director will also manage a personal portfolio of individual donors and prospects who have the capacity to make gifts in the five-figure range.



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



(909) 625-8767, ext. 226