Join the Garden's Team

The San Diego Botanic Garden is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job Listings

Horticulturist (Full-time)

As a Horticulturist, you will have the opportunity to work with an amazing array of rare and endangered plant species within our 37-acre garden. This position offers a unique chance to work in a diverse horticultural setting, enhancing your previous training or experience in the field. Read full position description and qualifications. 


Visitor Services Associate – Lightscape (Seasonal) 

The seasonal part-time Visitor Services Associate assists with Admissions, Gift Shop, guest service calls / emails, and operations at the Garden with a focus on SDBG’s holiday event, Lightscape. Lightscape is an internationally-acclaimed outdoor winter light show featured at San Diego Botanic Garden, November 17 – early January. Lightscape has sold-out in the world’s largest cities and will now illuminate San Diego Botanic Garden with more than one million lights, tunnels, fire, sculptures and artistic installations that come to life after dark! Read full position description and qualifications.