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Greenhouse Maintenance Technician

The Greenhouse Maintenance Technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus greenhouses. The position will also assist the greenhouse team with any horticultural tasks as needed.

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Please email your resume and questions to careers@selby.org.

 

Guest Relations Associate

The Guest Relations Associate actively works to ensure the highest level of visitor experience at Selby Gardens’ Historic Spanish Point campus. This position requires excellent customer service skills and the ability to greet and engage Selby guests by sharing information about programs, collections and exhibits.

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Gardens Horticulturist

The gardens horticulturist will be responsible for the complete care of a portion of the outdoor space and will work directly with the senior director of gardens horticulture, collaborate with other Horticulturists, and supervise a team of dedicated volunteers to maintain the living collections as well as contribute to the designs of seasonal displays and exhibitions.  Other duties include plant records upkeep, irrigation maintenance and repairs, plant propagation, IPM, and safe equipment usage.

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Greenhouse Horticulturist

The greenhouse horticulturist will be responsible for the complete care of a portion of our glasshouse collection. This collection consists of approximately 13,000 specimens containing the world’s largest scientifically documented collection of epiphytes- plants that live in the tree canopy- including orchids, bromeliads, aroids, gesneriads, ferns, and many other groups of exotic plants.   The greenhouse horticulturist will work directly with the VP for Greenhouse Horticulture, collaborate with other Horticulturists, and supervise a team of dedicated volunteers in caring for our collection.  Other duties include plant propagation, accurately maintaining plant records, monitoring greenhouse systems, managing greenhouse sanitation, and providing media and educational content on request.

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Please email your resume and questions to careers@selby.org.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only Selby Gardens’ culture, but our reputation as well.

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.