Red Butte Garden seeks to connect people with plants and the beauty of living landscapes. Our staff is a community that understands, values, protects, and is enriched by the world of plants.
Whether you are working outside with our awesome Horticulture staff, or helping the garden grow behind the scenes, you will get to work in a beautiful environment with the best people around.
If you love nature as much as we do and want to be part of an awesome team, apply today!
$12.02 to $14.40
Tuesday through Saturday, with an evening shift April through October
Red Butte Garden is seeking an Assistant Horticulturist to assist the Lead Horticulturist in providing care for a specific area of the outdoor garden, including the Four Seasons, Orangerie and Children’s Gardens and the living plant collections located within those gardens.
Assists in identifying, prioritizing and implementing maintenance and care required for the assigned areas, including all aspects of landscape maintenance, pest monitoring and treatment, interactive fountain maintenance, snow removal, event support, and all other duties as required to support the mission of the Garden. Assists in training seasonal staff and volunteers, and providing leadership as assigned and in the absence of the Lead Horticulturist.
Assists in assuring that maintenance activities do not impact scheduled garden or private events. May serve on one or more department committees.
Associate degree in Horticulture, Biology or a related field, or equivalency; 1 year of greenhouse and garden supervisory experience; a valid Utah State Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator License; a general knowledge of plant identification and nomenclature; and specific knowledge of grounds and garden maintenance required. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills to deal effectively with a diverse clientele are also required.
STRONGLYPREFER a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or a related field, plus two year’s experience specifically related to the area of assignment, and two year’s supervisory experience. Must possess a commitment to provide excellent customer service, demonstrated human relations skills, a valid drivers license and proof of insurability, able to operate all equipment common to the trade, and proficient with microsoft office programs.
$10.00 - $12.00 an hour
Mostly weekend work required
Red Butte Garden is seeking a part-time Weekend Education Assistant. Join a great team and gain valuable experience planning and teaching weekend programs for children at the Garden. This is a part-time, non-benefitted, year-round position. Work schedule is 15-19 hours per week, with mostly weekend (Friday and Saturday) work required.
This is an entry-level position. Training will be provided. Must demonstrate an interest in learning about child development and guidance; a willingness to take direction from the assigned teacher; willing to obtain a food handlers permit, TB test, Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) background check, first aid training are required. Demonstrated human relation and effective human relations skills are also required.
$10.50 - $11.00 an hour
19 hrs per week - work schedule varies, weekend shift required
The Horticulture Department at Red Butte Garden is looking for a part-time gardener for our greenhouse team. We are seeking someone who wants to work with and learn more about plants and gardening, and enjoys working both indoors in a greenhouse and working outdoors. Would you enjoy learning more about gardening, and working with people who are passionate about plants and nature? We strongly prefer people who are committed to the role of a Botanical Garden and want to be a part of a great team!
Nine months professional work experience with the responsibility for five or more acres of grounds, or equivalency; a valid Utah vehicle operator’s license required; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.
$10.50 - $11.25 an hour
Must be able to commit to working 16-29 hrs/per week beginning March 1st. Exact schedule will be coordinated with supervisor upon hire. May require a weekend shift and/or occasional evening shift. Season typically runs through mid/late November.
The Horticulture Department at Red Butte Garden is seeking seasonal gardeners who want to work with and learn more about plants and gardening. Do you like nature or being outdoors? Would you enjoy learning more about gardening, and working with people who are passionate about plants and nature? We strongly prefer people who are committed to the role of a Botanical Garden and want to be a part of a great team!
A valid Utah vehicle operator’s license required; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.