Employment Opportunities at Powell Gardens
Thank you for your interest in joining Powell Gardens’ team. Job descriptions and application requirements are listed below.
This position plays a critical role in advancing the Garden’s mission by shaping innovative experiences for patrons of all ages, and engaging cross-departmental teams that together design exciting educational programs. Extensive growth and innovation through quality programs and experiences, and success in revenue-generation for the Garden are high priorities. This department will work with other areas to transform each cadre of visitors into engaged partners who regularly enjoy the gardens and programs. Evaluating audience interest and experience is key to assessment and refinement.
To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Tabitha Schmidt, President/CEO, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Working for Powell Gardens, the Plant Records Registrar The plant register manages the plant record database, creates plant tags, stores printed plant records, prints garden signs and name tags as instructed, creates and manages processes for updating database. Basic knowledge of botanical and horticultural plant names, attention to detail, follow processes, and ability to learn new technology is a must with this position including plant database IrisBG, operate an engraver, and work with other departments at Powell Gardens.
We strive for excellence with horticultural display, emphasizing the quality of collections, materials, function, and design with plant tags and other horticulture signage with a positive impact on visitor experience.
Apply online through digital application below. Additionally, send cover letter and resume to Susan Mertz, Director of Horticulture, at email@example.com.
This position is responsible for the overall display and maintenance of the turf of assigned areas within the Core Gardens, Visitor Center Gardens, Heartland Harvest Garden, and Production Greenhouse at Powell Gardens. The highest quality and execution should be focused on lawn care maintenance providing the visitor to Powell Gardens a setting for a botanical garden experience.
To apply, complete the online application form below or email resume to Susan Mertz, Director of Horticulture, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Property & Facilities
Reporting to the Manager, Property & Facilities, responsible for coordination and documentation of physical property maintenance. In addition, the position will contribute to the plumbing, electrical, carpentry work required to insure for the proper care of Powell Gardens. The position will collaborate with teams across the Gardens including Horticulture, Visitor Services, Custodial, and Security teams.
The Coordinator will support the execution of the Facility Management Plan including preventive maintenance and capital expenditure projects. The Coordinator brings 3-5 years of broad maintenance experience and fundamental technical skills to the task of identifying efficient and cost effective solutions to property and facilities needs.
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Mark Debrot, Property and Facilities Manager, at email@example.com.
The Visitor Experience Representative sets the tone for the visitor experience by direct interaction with guests in various capacities. The position will report to the Operations Coordinator and take direction from the Visitor Experience Lead.
Duties include processing admissions in a timely manner; communicating current/upcoming events to the public; taking initiative to increase membership enrollments; providing guidance and direction to guests; accurately processing POS and inventory transactions; following proper opening/closing procedures pertaining to POS and cash reporting procedures, answering incoming calls then directing, returning and forwarding calls to the appropriate departments; maintaining the Welcome Desk with various media; communicating Powell Garden rules to visitors when necessary; providing support to staff with various projects and duties as assigned; and adhering to all Human Resources rules regarding attendance and timecard procedures and dress code
To apply, complete the online application at the end of this page.
Provides efficient, friendly professional bar service to Powell Gardens’ event guests. Bartenders are an important part of the enjoyable atmosphere at special events and act as ambassadors to the Gardens.
Those interested in the bartender position should complete the online application at the end of this page.
Apply for open positions by using digital application form. See individual job posting for application details.