Employment

Thank you for your interest in the Garden!

If you are interested in joining our team, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to employment@naplesgarden.org. All applications and resumes will be reviewed and you will be notified of the status of your application soon.


Conservation and Natural Resources:

Conservation Associate

The Conservation Associate will be responsible for supporting efforts to safeguard and propagate rare and endangered plant species and will collaborate on all aspects of the Garden’s seed conservation efforts. READ MORE

Natural Resources Associate

The Natural Resources Associate will be responsible for supporting the management and stewardship of the Garden’s 90 acres of restored ecosystems and will strive to protect and improve these habitats for the benefit of the plants, soil, water, wildlife and people. This position requires a broad interdisciplinary science background with a focus on ecology and natural areas management. READ MORE


Horticulture:

Gardener

This position is responsible for the maintenance and care of ornamental beds, trees and shrubs, as well as all areas under the responsibility of the Horticulture Department. Experience is great, but we will provide specific training as well. READ MORE

Irrigation Assistant

Assist in the installation of irrigation systems at the direction of the Irrigation Manager. This hands-on irrigation technician position is a perfect fit for the irrigation tech that is seeking variety in the irrigation maintenance field. Due to the nature of being a botanical garden, the successful candidate will have a strong plant care background to aid in their ability to successfully provide the correct irrigation in all our different types of growing conditions. READ MORE


Operations:

Safety and Security Associate

The Safety and Security Associate is an integral position in the operations department responsible for the safety and security of our visitors and staff. This position is responsible for assisting the Safety and Security Manager with building and property security and responding to injuries and accidents. This is a full-time position with weekends and holidays required. READ MORE

Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician is a facilities and events maintenance position with an emphasis in set-ups, breakdowns, and facilities maintenance. This position is responsible for paths, operating systems, building maintenance, and staff support on a daily basis. This is a full-time position with weekends required. READ MORE


Education & Visitor Experience: 

Educator I

Educator I will collaborate with Garden staff to plan and deliver formal and informal educational programming, including but not limited to programming for youth, families, and adults. Programming takes place both in-person, as well as virtually (synchronous and asynchronous). READ MORE

Johnsonville Night Lights in the Garden Seasonal Wayfinder Staff

Our Wayfinders for this event play a critical role in the guest experience of Johnsonville Night Lights in the Garden. Not only to provide answers to questions and directions for guests, but to share holiday cheer and create a warm, memorable experience through friendly interactions. READ MORE


Development and Marketing:

Development Gift Processor 

Reporting to the Development Operations Manager, this full-time position will support the day-to-day activities of the Development Department. The Development Gift Processor will assist with the Garden’s fundraising efforts primarily by completing the daily ACME Point of Sale system membership gift export process, importing those gifts in Raiser’s Edge CRM and coding the associated gift batch. READ MORE

Individual Giving Officer

The Individual Giving Officer manages a portfolio of 100–150 current donors and prospects. The position cultivates and stewards relationships in a donor-centric manner. They articulate the Garden’s mission, activities, and fundraising priorities. Individual Giving Officers are responsible for soliciting donors with appropriate asks and for making personal acknowledgment efforts once gifts arrive. This is a full-time position. READ MORE

Event Coordinator

This is a full-time Coordinator position with responsibility for planning, logistics, and implementation of an annual calendar of 25+ Member and donor events and 100+ individual donor lunches/coffees/tours for the President & CEO and frontline fundraising staff. The Garden hosts a small number of external events for donors and community partners which this position also coordinates. READ MORE

Visitor Services Associate Seasonal

The Visitor Services Associate – Seasonal serves as the frontline to customer relations at Naples Botanical Garden. In addition to the public, this position works closely with Garden staff, volunteers, and fellow associates. This is a seasonal position from October through March. READ MORE


Fogg Café:

Prep Cook

The Prep Cook is responsible for food preparation and execution throughout service in Fogg Café, as well as knowledge of items and recipes on and off the menu. This role must have knowledge of par levels and usage levels accordingly and must maintain standards as far as cleanliness, organization, sanitation, and security of food storage areas. READ MORE

Line Cook

The Line Cook is responsible for the understanding of food items according to standards and proper preparation and execution. This role will be responsible for the understanding of food safety and sanitation, organization and cleanliness, and the set up and break down on a daily basis. READ MORE