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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

  • Reporting to the Associate Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant II assists in general accounting, revenue recognition, cash management, banking, and business process improvement support. This responsibility includes independently and accurately analyzing and monitoring general and sub-ledger accounting. The Staff Accountant will also be responsible for assisting with audit preparation, data entry, and other related duties.

  • The Venue Sales Associate is a brand ambassador for the Denver Botanic Gardens representing our unique offerings to all guests and prospective clients. This position provides support to the Gardens Events Department in a fast paced and dynamic environment in the capacity of an on-site contact for all assigned events. This includes but is not limited to weddings, receptions, corporate and internal events. In addition to working all assigned events, this position will be responsible for leading sales tours of the facility, assisting with the implementation of departmental sales strategies and moving assigned sales leads through each stage of the sales process, from initial inquiry to close and successful completion of the event. Additional responsibilities include account management, contract negotiation, and achieving revenue goals including on-site and off-site sales calls.

  • Assures a positive visitor experience through prompt, pleasant, courteous service while prompting new membership sales.

    Must be available nights and weekends.

  • Under general supervision, the Public Events Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing public events for Denver Botanic Gardens. This position will strive to generate attendance and revenue through public events.

    Arranges all aspects of public events including but not limited to: developing creative details, site mapping, managing event budgets, security, technical arrangements, coordinating vendors, soliciting donations, volunteer plan and any necessary permits.

  • This position actively supervise children (ages 6-12) in a day camp setting while implementing creative, hands-on, interactive, plant- garden- and farm-based activities following established curriculum.  Camp activities may include but are not limited to outdoor explorations, gardening, taking care of farm animals, science, cooking, arts and crafts and storytelling.  Additional responsibilities include preparing materials and maintaining a safe, fun environment.

Positions at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

  • Under direct supervision of the lead horticulturist, provides support to Horticulture department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials throughout the gardens to ensure gardens are of the highest horticulture standards. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures. Provides an enriching experience to garden visitors by disseminating information. Provides guidance and supervision of seasonal gardeners and volunteers.