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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.




Horticulturist-I

Full-time, Hourly

position overview

Posted on

May 2, 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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Plant Conservation Intern

Full-time, Hourly

position overview

Posted on

April 12, 2022

The internship program in Applied Plant Conservation at California Botanic Garden (CalBG) provides an opportunity for students and recent graduates to gain exposure in five areas of our plant conservation program: field studies, herbarium, seed conservation, restoration, and nursery programs. Interns will rotate through these five programs and will gain an understanding in plant conservation, through handson experiential learning. An emphasis will be placed on seed conservation. This is a seasonal position (400 hours total). Educational Workshops Included • California Plant Diversity and Climate Change • Field Techniques and Plant Identification • Seed Conservation • Conservation Genetics • Plant Pathogens and Nursery Best Practices • Career Panel

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Temporary Field Botany Technician (invasive plants)

Full-time, Hourly

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Posted on

March 17, 2022

Work in a team performing invasive plant management on the Angeles National Forest. Duties include herbicide application, use of hand and power tools such as chainsaws for removal of invasive plant species, rugged off-trail backcountry travel by foot in difficult terrain, and some GPS mapping of plant populations. Must approach all tasks with respect for natural, cultural and fiscal resources, co-workers, volunteers, partner agencies, and organizations. This is a full time temporary position (up to 40 hours a week for 3 months, with possibility of extension.) Hours may vary due to weather conditions.

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Conservation Technician

Full-time, Hourly

position overview

Posted on

January 31, 2022

Under the supervision of the Conservation Geneticist at California Botanic Garden (CalBG) and in coordination with the conservation team, the Conservation Technician will assist in the management of the Garden’s Molecular and Anatomy Labs and participate in conservation field projects. CalBG’s conservation team undertakes diverse activities with the goal of securing California’s native plant legacy. Projects include rare plant research, field surveys, monitoring, seed conservation, invasive plant species management, propagation and out-planting for restoration. The conservation genetics component of the program uses the resources of CalBG’s laboratories and personnel (scientists, graduate students) to address questions that require genetic data. Specific duties include supporting the Conservation Geneticist in laboratory management and projects including maintaining an organized, clean, safe, and efficiently operating laboratory, data collection for conservation genomic contracts and agreements, data entry, and participation in field work. This position is estimated to be 70% office work (e.g. laboratory related projects) and 30% participation in field work.

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Maintenance Worker

Part-time

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Posted on

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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Assistant Controller

Full-time, Hourly

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Posted on

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