At The Garden — Employment
For 40 years, our employees have worked to promote the enjoyment, understanding, and conservation of plants and the natural world. Come work in a setting that is like no other. Take the first step toward being one of the employees who make the Garden one of the treasures of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. Apply today.
Please check back for information about opportunities in various departments at the Garden. Resumés and applications are only accepted for open positions. Please see how to apply for further information.
Check opportunities for internships.
Aquatic Plant Maintenance *Seasonal, Requisition 130
Shoreline Maintenance *Seasonal, Requisition 131
Plant Collections Specialist *Seasonal
Resource Prospect Researcher Requisition 165
Assistant Horticulturist, Entrance Gardens Requisition 169
Assistant Horticulturist, Farwell Landscape Garden Requisition 157
Assistant Horticulturist *Seasonal, Requisition 139
School Field Trips Coordinator Requisition 167
Instructor, College First Program *Seasonal, Requisition 162
Groundskeeper *Seasonal, Requisitions 150 A, B, C, D, and E
Membership Sales and Visitor Experience
Assistant, Membership Sales and Visitor Experience *Seasonal, Requisition 155 A and B
Collections Specialist, *Seasonal Requisition 171
Seasonal Security Officer *Seasonal, Requisitions 146 A, B, C, and D
Visitor Support Associate *Seasonal, Requisitions 149 A, B, C, and D
Security Van Driver *Seasonal, Requisitions 159 A and B
Visitor Events & Programs
Coordinator, Visitor Events & Programs Requisition 168
Associate, Customer Call Center Requisition 163
Tour Guide *Seasonal, Requisition 170
Trolley Driver Requisition 166
*Seasonal Employment Opportunities
The Chicago Botanic Garden hires seasonal employees every year. Seasonal positions are short-term positions that last anywhere from four to nine months. Most positions are full-time, though some are part-time. Positions are posted as they become available. Check back for updates.