Employment with Powell Gardens
Powell Gardens welcomes those seeking careers or internships. We employ nearly 35 people year-round and up to 70 during peak season. Powell Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Responsible for leading the Garden’s horticultural and facility initiatives and performance, the Director of Horticulture will focus on the gardens, production and display facilities, curation of the collection and research initiatives. The Director must have a solid understanding of the nature, role and operation of botanic gardens and their collections, associated best practices and display. He/she will collaborate with other senior leaders to facilitate an integrated approach among the Gardens’ priorities in science, horticulture, education and the visitor experience.
Currently seeking a part-time, events position responsible for working with the Special Events Manager on booking and facilitating rentals and events for Powell Gardens including but not limited to weddings and receptions, rehearsals, memorial services, celebratory occasions, corporate events, galas, holiday parties, etc.
We are currently seeking experienced, personable bartenders to work special events and receptions on an as-needed basis. The ideal candidate is highly organized, able to multi-task and able to perform basic math. Professional appearance and exemplary verbal communication skills are a must. Bartenders will be responsible for set-up, maintenance and operation of the bar during the scheduled shift. This position requires lifting and extended periods of walking and standing.
Call for Artists
Powell Gardens is currently accepting exhibition proposals from professional artists for the gallery spaces in the gardens’ Visitor Education Center. We are seeking a large body of an artists’ work that can be either displayed building-wide as a solo artist exhibition or curated into and displayed as a small group thematic exhibition. Submissions are welcome from any artist working in two-dimensions and in any media for works that can be installed on a wall and that are framed under glass (all works must be professionally displayed).