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Career Opportunities

Denver Botanic Gardens is a nonprofit, Equal Opportunity Employer who welcomes people seeking careers or internships. Employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Positions at Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street

  • Denver Botanic Gardens is a popular venue for private events, including weddings, corporate meetings, seminars, holiday parties, and more. Denver Botanic Gardens is seeking a motivated and talented Venue Sales Manager to lead the business development and operations of this growing and important department.

    The Venue Sales Manager will lead the business development and operations of the private events rental function at Denver Botanic Gardens. This will include developing and implementing sales strategy, training and managing sales associates, and leading logistical coordination of private events at the Gardens. The Venue Sales Manager will be responsible for account management, contract negotiation, and achieving revenue goals including on-site and off-site sales calls. Responsibilities include staffing events when necessary and being on-call for smooth event fulfillment.

  • Under general supervision provides support to the Exhibitions, Art & Interpretation department by performing a variety of general administrative tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Up  to 19 hours a week.

  • This position oversees the Denver Botanic Gardens institutional calendar by scheduling all internal and external events and programs on a daily basis. The Scheduler Technician will facilitate all relevant details through Vantix ATMS+ scheduling software with data entry of each event & program as well as identify and resolve calendar conflicts. In addition to overseeing the institutional calendar, this position provides general administrative support to the Events Department.

  • Leads the Gardens’ construction, maintenance, housekeeping, irrigation, safety, security and sustainability issues.  Responsible for the management and oversight of facilities, hardscapes, surface structures, construction management and properties of Denver Botanic Gardens.  Pursues improved standards for maintenance and establishes uniformly high design standards.  Additionally, ensures a positive and pleasant visitor experience and the safety, cleanliness and visual appeal of the physical aspects of Denver Botanic Gardens.

  • Acts as customer-oriented liaison between DBG and the public.  Cleans, maintains and sets up public/service areas and equipment for visitors, employees and volunteers and ensures a positive presentation of DBG facilities for visitors and staff.  Under general supervision performs and maintains the internal and external appearance of DBG.

Positions at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

  • Provides support to Facility Rental Department by the on-site coordinator of booked events and assisting with set up and oversight of private events managed and booked through the Facility Rental Department including but not limited to weddings, receptions, and corporate events. Duties include facility cleaning; setting up tables, chairs and other furnishings; vendor coordination; and event management.

  • To effectively and efficiently involve volunteers at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield in meaningful volunteer positions, to provide the orientation, training and communications needed to motivate volunteers. Along with promoting a positive image of Denver Botanic Gardens to the community and potential volunteers through active outreach and recruitment; to effectively and efficiently recruit volunteers for appropriate positions within the Chatfield site.  Schedule will include some weekends and evenings.

    20-24 hours per week.

  • Under general direction of the Horticulturist, maintains the ornamental gardens, turf and natural areas at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.  Job includes but is not limited to:  mulching, weeding, watering, dead-heading, transplanting, and planting along with all other general maintenance tasks associated with gardens and natural areas.