Careers

The Garden Conservancy is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and sharing outstanding American gardens for the education and inspiration of the public. Our office is in Garrison, in the New York's Hudson Valley. 

Opportunities at the Garden Conservancy

Open Days Program Manager, Garrison, NY
The Open Days program manager will be responsible for the administrative management of Open Days, the Garden Conservancy's national garden-visiting and educational program. The program manager will ensure that the program operates to a high professional standard and functions efficiently. Read the full job description.

Posted October 4, 2019

Opportunities at allied organizations around the country

Full-time 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 full-time 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 November 19, 2019

Assistant Gardener, E. B. Dunn Historic Garden Trust, Seattle, WA
The E. B. Dunn Historic Garden Trust seeks an experienced horticulturist to join its team at Dunn Gardens, a member of the Garden Conservancy Northwest Network. The Assistant Gardener is a full-time, year-round position reporting to the Curator / Head Gardener. Read the full job description

Posted September 25, 2019 

Outreach and Development Administrator, Meerkerk Gardens, Greenback, WA
Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens, a nonprofit public garden on Whidbey Island and a member of the Garden Conservancy Northwest Network, is looking for a publicity, outreach, promotions, and development administrator to work 24 hours per week on the garden's advertising, outreach projects, and special events promotion. Read more.

Posted September 18, 2019

Garden Curator, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL
The Cummer Museum, a longtime organizational partner in Garden Conservancy Open Days, has created a new position for a garden curator to manage its living works of art and historic gardens.  Learn more by viewing the full job description for the Doolittle Family Garden Curator on the Cummer Museum's website.  

Posted May 24, 2019

The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA
The Ruth Bancroft Garden has several openings. See the employment opportunities page on ruthbancroftgarden.org.
Estate Head Gardener, Côte Des Fleurs, near Montreal
Côte Des Fleurs, a 350-acre, 35-year-old, work-in-progress situated in an agricultural region 45' west of Montreal, seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Estate Head Gardener to help manage and refine the gardens our estate. The estate comprises hillside gardens designed by Joe Eck and Wayne Winterrowd, a walled garden, water features, formal tree allées, planted hedgerows, coniferous and deciduous forests and a developing arboretum, acres of manicured lawns, active agricultural fields, an apple orchard, a vineyard, an apiary, numerous architectural elements and structures, a greenhouse, and thousands of tons of dry stone masonry. Read more

Contact: Chris Overing, covering@CoteDesFleurs.com, 514.516.6116

Posted March 26, 2019

Gardens Program Manager, Alcatraz and Black Point, San Francisco, CA
The Golden Gate Parks Conservancy has a fulltime opening for an individual to engage the local community in transforming, rehabilitating, and maintaining the two historic gardens in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Click here to read the full job description.

Apply online by May 3 at www.parksconservancy.org/careers

Posted March 20, 2019

Estate Gardener, Afterglow Farm, Port Washington, WI
Afterglow Farm, a private estate that has participated in Garden Conservancy Open Days, seeks an experienced gardener to assist lead gardener in the maintenance of annual and perennial gardens, lawns, shrubs, and trees. Click here to read the full job description

Posted March 7, 2019

Office Assistant, Bellevue Botanical Garden, Bellevue, WA
The City of Bellevue is accepting applications for a partially benefited, part time (15 hours/week) Office Assistant to support the Bellevue Botanical Garden. This person will help primarily with facility rental bookings and other administrative tasks. Click here to read the full posting and apply. 

Posted March 5, 2019

Horticulturist, McLaughlin Garden & Homestead, South Paris, ME
McLaughlin Garden seeks a horticulturist/gardener who would provide professional leadership and maintenance of the McLaughlin landscapes—historic and evolving. Click here to read the full job description and application process.

Posted January 25, 2019

Garden Manager, Longue Vue House & Gardens, New Orleans, LA
Longue Vue House & Gardens seeks a Garden Manager responsible for supervising a six-member garden staff and personally cultivating all horticultural aspects of the eight-acre site. Click here to read the full job description and application process.

Posted October 8, 2019