Careers at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

  • MAINTENANCE WORKER

    The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has an opening for a skilled Maintenance Worker. This job includes maintaining and repairing buildings, greenhouses, grounds, and participating in new construction projects. Performs electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling, and painting tasks. Assists with traffic control as needed and occasionally moves furniture and equipment. While performing the duties of this job, worker is required to stand, walk, climb, and use his/her hands regularly. Must also regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, 50 pounds and occasionally more than 100 pounds.

    Please no calls or visits.  Send resume to: careers@selby.org

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace)

  • GARDENS HORTICULTURIST

    The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has an opening for an experienced horticulturist. Candidates should have comprehensive tropical plant, IPM, landscaping & irrigation knowledge. Must have Associate degree or Certificate in Horticulture & 2 years experience in the management of tropical plants. An equivalent combination would be considered. Must have a valid Florida Pesticide Applicators License or be able to obtain one within six months of hire, and be in good physical condition.

    Please no calls or visits.

    Send resume to: careers@selby.org

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace).

  • ASSISTANT GREENHOUSE HORTICULTURIST

    The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has an opening for an assistant to support the greenhouse horticulturists by performing physical tasks that improve greenhouse operations workflow and horticultural hygiene. Tasks include hand watering of collections plants, monitoring of greenhouse operation systems, washing pots, weeding, pressure cleaning, and stocking supplies.

    Applicants need to have experience with tropical greenhouse or nursery production, and must be physically fit. Shift Wednesday through Sunday, 7:00-3:30.

    Please no calls or visits.

    Send resume to: careers@selby.org

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace).

  • VOLUNTEER & GUEST SERVICES COORDINATOR

    Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has an opening for an experienced volunteer coordinator with a focus on guest services. Incumbent will work with the Customer Service Manager to recruit, interview, train, place, and support Selby volunteers. Job duties will include but are not limited to: interviewing potential new volunteers, hosting orientation programs, shift briefings, meetings, and events. Will serve as staff liaison between volunteers, visitors, and staff.

    Required: outstanding communication skills, poise, and confidence, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to develop and implement objectives, strategies, and tactics. Strong commitment to customer service and sound judgement. Proficient in volunteer engagement and determination to work towards a common purpose.

    Part time:  32 hours/weekly

    Please no calls or visits. No relocation assistance.

    Send resume to: careers@selby.org

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace)