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Positions at Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street
Monitors DBG facilities to insure the safety and security of all people and property associated with the Gardens by making periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.
Must be available nights, weekends and could be some overnight shifts.
Under general supervision, performs a full range of administrative tasks for the department and provides support for the Director of Outreach.
Reporting to the Controller, the Staff Accountant assists in general accounting, internal controls, and business process improvement support. This responsibility includes independently and accurately analyzing and monitoring general and operating ledger accounting. The Staff Accountant will also be responsible for assisting with audit preparation, data entry, and other related duties. (Part Time – 25 hours/week).
Proactively and courteously solicit Gift Shop sales and new Gardens’ Memberships while assessing and ensuring a respectful, positive, safe and pleasant Garden experience for our members, visitors, and customers, fellow employees and volunteers.
Responsible for the successful execution of classes and programs under the supervision of Adult Program Manager. Manages equipment and materials associated with programs and facilities and provides assistance before and during courses or programs. Assists with volunteer coordination and with creating and implementing high quality adult education programs that emphasize the plant-people connection through content including home gardening, plant materials, plant crafts or garden arts, biodiversity, conservation and environmental sciences.
Cleans, maintains and sets up public and service areas and equipment for visitors, employees and volunteers. Work areas assigned may include housekeeping, groundskeeping and set-ups. Ensures a positive presentation of Denver Botanic Gardens facilities for visitors and staff. Under general supervision, performs and maintains the external appearance of the Gardens. Acts as customer-oriented liaison between the Gardens and the public.
Must be available nights and weekends.
Under direct supervision provides support to the horticulture department through applying appropriate horticultural techniques to a wide variety of plant materials to ensure gardens are of the highest horticulture standards. Addresses issues/problems by applying prescribed rules, policies or procedures.
Positions at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
Under general direction of the Chatfield Lead Horticulturist, maintains the ornamental gardens within the enclosed Chatfield Butterfly House, welcomes guests and ensures a positive visitor experience; works closely with Butterfly House volunteers, ensures that Butterfly House safety precautions and regulations are closely followed. This position will also be periodically asked to assist the Chatfield horticulture department with general garden maintenance and site upkeep at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.
This position is from April 7 - October 6, 2014.