Employment

Please check back for information about opportunities in various departments at the Garden. Resumés and applications are only accepted for open positions. Applicants who do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered. Please see how to apply for further information.

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Regular

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - No Longer Accepting Applications
Requisition Number: 669
Overview: The Chicago Botanic Garden seeks an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. This opportunity, arising upon the retirement of our long-serving and highly regarded CFO, comes as the Garden anticipates its 50th anniversary; continues to grow in audience, membership, and programs; and implements a new strategic plan grounded in the ambition to share the Garden and its work with more and... Read more
Junior PHP Developer
Requisition Number: 662
Overview: The Junior PHP Developer position works in the Conservation Science Department developing and maintaining web applications written in Laravel and Vue.js, as well as legacy Drupal applications. We are looking for a self-starting professional to join our team.
Operations Assistant
Requisition Number: 678
Overview: To perform all aspects of membership payment processing and data entry for the Membership Department.
Security Officer
Requisition Number: 685
Overview: A security officer at the Chicago Botanic Garden serves the visitors, members, and staff by maintaining the safety and security of the property, personnel, and collections of the Chicago Botanic Garden. This is accomplished through a combination of driving patrols, foot patrols, emergency response, standing guard duty, observation, reporting, and working closely with local law enforcement and... Read more
Security Officer
Requisition Number: 647
Overview: A security officer at the Chicago Botanic Garden serves the visitors, members and staff by maintaining the safety and security of the property, personnel, and collections of the Chicago Botanic Garden. This is accomplished through a combination of driving patrols, foot patrols, emergency response, standing guard duty, observation, reporting, and working closely with local law enforcement and... Read more

Seasonal

Resource Security Officer A-J
Requisition Number: 658
Overview: A security officer at the Chicago Botanic Garden serves the visitors, members and staff by maintaining the safety and security of the property, personnel and collections of the Chicago Botanic Garden. This is accomplished through a combination of driving patrols, foot patrols, emergency response, standing guard duty, observation, reporting, and working closely with local law enforcement and... Read more
Security Officer A-F
Requisition Number: 679
Overview: A security officer at the Chicago Botanic Garden serves the visitors, members, and staff by maintaining the safety and security of the property, personnel, and collections of the Chicago Botanic Garden. This is accomplished through a combination of driving patrols, foot patrols, emergency response, standing guard duty, observation, reporting, and working closely with local law enforcement and... Read more
Seeds of Success Lead Botanist (Applegate, CA)
Requisition Number: 701
Overview: The lead botanist is a contract-funded position for five months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Applegate, California. The position will supervise a field team and plan and conduct native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) Program. The lead botanist position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM staff, plan and implement a... Read more
Seeds of Success Lead Botanist (Buffalo, Wyoming)
Requisition Number: 695
Overview: The lead botanist is a contract-funded position for four months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Buffalo, Wyoming. The person in this position will supervise field teams and plan and conduct native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) program. The lead botanist position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM staff, plan and implement... Read more
Seeds of Success Lead Botanist (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Requisition Number: 697
Overview: The lead botanist is a contract-funded position for eight months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Las Vegas, Nevada. The person in this position will supervise a field team and plan and conduct native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) program. The lead botanist position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM staff, plan and... Read more
Seeds of Success Lead Botanist (Needles, California)
Requisition Number: 691
Overview: The lead botanist is a contract-funded position for 13 months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Palm Springs, California. The person in this position will supervise a field team and plan and conduct native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) program. The lead botanist position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM staff, plan and... Read more
Seeds of Success Lead Botanist (Wenatchee, WA)
Requisition Number: 699
Overview: The lead botanist is a contract-funded position for seven months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Wenathchee, Washington. The position will supervise field teams and plan and conduct native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success Program. The lead botanist position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM staff, plan and implement a critical... Read more
Seeds of Success Technician (Applegate, CA)
Requisition Number: 702
Overview: The technician is a contract-funded position for five months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Applegate, California. The position will be part of a team of two (one Lead Botanist and one technician) conducting native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) Program. The technician position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM staff to... Read more
Seeds of Success Technician (Buffalo, Wyoming)
Requisition Number: 696
Overview: The technician is a contract-funded position for four months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Buffalo, Wyoming. The position will be part of a team of three (one lead botanist and two technicians) conducting native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) program. The technician position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM staff and... Read more
Seeds of Success Technician (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Requisition Number: 693
Overview: The technician is a contract-funded position for eight months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Las Vegas, Nevada. The position will be part of a team of three (including one lead botanist and two technicians) conducting native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) program. The technician position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM... Read more
Seeds of Success Technician (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Requisition Number: 698
Overview: The technician is a contract-funded position for eight months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Las Vegas, Nevada. The person in this position will be part of a team of three (one lead botanist and two technicians) conducting native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) program. The technician position offers the opportunity to work closely with... Read more
Seeds of Success Technician (Wenatchee, WA)
Requisition Number: 700
Overview: The technician is a contract-funded position for seven months, stationed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Wenathchee, Washington. The position will be part of a team of three (one lead botanist and two technicians) conducting native seed collections as part of the national Seeds of Success (SOS) Program. The technician position offers the opportunity to work closely with BLM staff... Read more
Visitor Assistant A-G
Requisition Number: 614
Overview: As part of Visitor Services, the ideal applicant has exceptional communications and customer relations skills, providing an outstanding first impression while creating a positive and memorable experience for Chicago Botanic Garden visitors. The visitor assistant and cashier provides support for Garden exhibitions and events through a welcoming greeting, timely and accurate ticket sales using... Read more
Visitor Support Associate
Requisition Number: 680
Overview: A Visitor Support Associate is the first person to greet people as they enter the Garden through the Gatehouse. In addition to welcoming staff, visitors and other personnel to the Garden, the Visitor Support Associate will also accurately record attendance figures, perform cash-handling functions, and direct people to the correct locations.