NORFOLK BOTANICAL GARDEN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Norfolk Botanical Garden gladly accepts applications for any open job posting.
All open jobs are posted here. If you cannot find a job match at this time, please consider a volunteer position.

SEASONAL

Position: Parking Crew

Classification: Nonexempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Position type and expected hours of work: This is seasonal position from November 2022-early January 2023, totaling approximately 30-40 hours a week, evening shift, to cover weekends including any overlapping holidays.
Summary/objective: Norfolk Botanical Garden is seeking parking crew members to direct guests to park due to increased visitation. The team member must be able to follow established parking plans and procedures.

Essential Functions:

• Parking crews stand for the entire shift and direct cars/vehicles to parking spaces.
• Parking crew members walk around the parking lot as assigned to direct vehicles.
• Parking crew must be able to communicate and provide excellent customer service to guests.
• Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently.
• Care for and ability to use all issued equipment such as: Handheld radios, safety belts/vests, light wands, etc.
• Ability to hear, listen, speak and have good depth perception required.
• Able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions and provide your own foul weather gear.
• Able to perform other duties as assigned; including custodial and maintenance tasks.

Equal Employer Opportunity (EEO) statement: NBG is committed to the principles and ideals of equal employment opportunity. It is, and shall continue to be, the policy and practice throughout NBG to foster equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for applicants, employees, and volunteers without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation, status as a veteran, or other protected status, if qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Download an application HERE. Send application and resume to hr@nbgs.org

FULL TIME

Position: Facilities Technician I

Position type: Entry level. Full-time employment, 40 hours per week. Non-exempt under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Description: Performs primarily custodial work, event set up and general building maintenance. Evening shift; 3-11:30 p.m.

Essential Functions: Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team, be self-motivated, and customer service oriented. 

Essential Physical Functions: Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Ability to work outside for 8 hours in heat, cold or light rain and can continuously walk, stand, bend, twist and/or stoop. Has the ability to push, pull, reach and perform manual labor during working hours. Ability to work on ladders for extended periods.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Custodial duties to include, but not limited to cleaning restrooms, operating floor cleaning equipment, using a power washer, changing light bulbs, laundry, etc.
  • Operate and perform preventative maintenance on NBG vehicles.
  • Event and classroom set ups.
  • Be knowledgeable of and able to complete NBG safety procedures (training provided).
  • Assists with Garden-wide special events and other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Nights and weekends required.
  • 18 or older with valid driver’s license.
  • Custodial experience a plus. 

Benefits: 

  • Health insurance including an HSA or copay option (NBG pays 70% of individual premium and 65% of dependent/family premium)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with discretionary 4% match
  • Company sponsored life-insurance coverage.
  • Group rates on voluntary benefits such as dental, supplemental medical expense insurance, FSA, DCA, vision, STD, LTD, accident and critical illness.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Staff discounts on programming, gift shop & café.
  • NBG logo wear for work provided.
  • EAP services for all employees.

Reports to: Shift Supervisor

Equal Employer Opportunity (EEO) statement: NBG is committed to the principles and ideals of equal employment opportunity. It is, and shall continue to be, the policy and practice throughout NBG to foster equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for applicants, employees, and volunteers without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation, status as a veteran, or other protected status, if qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Download an application HERE. Send application and resume to hr@nbgs.org

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Our friends at the Marigold & Honey Cafe are always looking for great staff.
Please visit their website for information. 

http://www.marigoldandhoney.com/employment.html