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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

  • The role of the Systems Administrator II is to manage and tune in-house Denver Botanic Gardens computer software systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications. This individual also participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with Denver Botanic Gardens goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.

  • Under direct supervision, provides support to Horticulture department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of tropical plant materials in the Boettcher Memorial Conservatory, back-up greenhouses and other areas as needed. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures. Provides an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information.

  • This position assists in the development and implementation of school and family programming in both Spanish and English. Programs include but are not limited to school outreach, onsite guided tours, Children’s Garden drop in activities, family events, and birthday parties. Additional programming responsibilities include coordination of program confirmations and evaluations, material maintenance and accurate record keeping.

  • Provides the daily operations of greeting arriving School Groups. Under general supervision, welcomes arriving schools groups, provides updates; keeps records and processes payments. Sets up signs and equipment, observes school groups, provides assistance and puts away materials at end.

  • Facilitate field trips for Seventh Grade Urban Advantage students. Lead students in guided inquiry activities.

Positions at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

  • Assures a positive visitor experience through prompt, pleasant, courteous service while collecting admission and parking fees at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield. Work days for the position are Monday & Tuesday, hours are 8:45 - 3:15.

  • 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.