Jobs at 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.
This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position responsible for a variety of construction and maintenance projects on the buildings, grounds and equipment for the entire Powell Gardens campus. Responsibilities include maintaining a general & preventative maintenance schedule, repair equipment, keep daily log on parts ordered for equipment (under direction of the Dir. of Maintenance.). Keep a list of tools in good condition in mechanic shop area as well as keeping shop area clean & in an orderly fashion. Order & maintain adequate shop supplies (under direction of the Dir. Of Maintenance), logging supplies ordered, operate all equipment such as grader, mowers, etc., assist with maintenance of facilities (plumbing repairs, painting, etc.), mowing, irrigation repairs, etc., and assist with new construction projects as skills allow; while complying with Powell Gardens’ policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have a specific knowledge of equipment repair, use of a welder and able to operate heavy equipment. General skills and understanding of carpentry, plumbing, electrical and concrete practices. Will be able to lift 100 lbs. and accomplish strenuous work on an ongoing basis in various weather conditions. Applicant must a valid driver’s license to be considered. An attractive benefits package is included with this position (following an eligibility period) including: PTO, holiday and vacation plus medical, dental, disability and retirement plans.
We are currently seeking personable individuals to join our visitor services staff. Positions include Front Desk Receptionist, Gift Shop Clerk, Gatehouse Admission Clerk, Snack Shop Staff and Trolley Drivers. These are seasonal, part-time positions. Flexibility and weekend work are required. Click on each position to see a more detailed job description.
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.