Careers

The Garden Conservancy is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, sharing, and celebrating America's gardens and diverse gardening traditions for the education and inspiration of the public. Our office is in Garrison, in New York's Hudson Valley.

Opportunities at the Garden Conservancy:

Events Coordinator, Garrison, NY
The Events Coordinator works closely with the Director of Public Programs and Education to assist in the creation and management of an annual series of public programs and events for the Garden Conservancy at venues around the country. Click here to read the full job description and application process.

Posted July 20, 2021 

Preservation Associate, Garrison, NY
An integral member of the growing preservation team, under the direction of the director of preservation, the preservation associate will be responsible for providing support for preservation projects, implementing programs with partner gardens, contributing to internal and external communications, and managing departmental workflow. Click here to read the full job description and application process.

Posted October 29, 2021 

Preservation Assistant, Garrison, NY
An integral member of the growing preservation team, under the direction of the director of preservation, the preservation assistant will be responsible for providing support for preservation projects and departmental operations. Click here to read the full job description and application process.

Posted October 29, 2021 

Opportunities at allied organizations around the country:

Garden Manager, Meerkerk Gardens, Greenbank, WA
Meerkerk Gardens, a nonprofit public garden on Whidbey Island and member of the Garden Conservancy Northwest Network, is seeking a dynamic, experienced, and goal-oriented individual to be responsible for the direct management of all garden operations. The Garden Manager position requires a leader who has excellent communication and landscape design skills and at least five years of experience in garden management. Please visit www.meerkerkgardens.org/opportunities for more information.

Posted September 30, 2021

Garden Manager, Lord & Schryver Conservancy, Salem, OR
The Garden Manager will restore and maintain the historic garden at Gaiety Hollow, as well as those at Deepwood, a neighboring city park. Click here to read the full job description and application process. 

Posted August 12, 2021

Seasonal Gardener, Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills, NJ
Greenwood Gardens, a nonprofit public garden and 28-acre historic site and a preservation partner of the Garden Conservancy, is seeking a seasonal gardener. The gardener will report to the Head of Horticulture and be an integral part of the Horticulture team, participating in establishing and maintaining new perennial and shrub boarders, rain garden, and other newly planted areas undergoing restoration. Read the full job description

Posted January 12, 2021

Various positions, The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA
The Ruth Bancroft Garden, in Walnut Creek, CA, has openings for a Nursery Manager, a Sales Host, and an Associate Designer. Learn more about these opportunities.

Posted April 30, 2021

Estate Head Gardener, Côte des Fleurs, Dorval, Quebec
This 400 acre-estate, nestled in a quiet valley on the side of a small, sparsely inhabited mountain in southern Quebec, seeks a passionate, creative, and knowledgeable Estate Head Gardener to actively participate in the care and refinement of our very diverse 35 year old property. Read more.

Posted April 4, 2019