NORFOLK BOTANICAL GARDEN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Full-time

Position: Development & Executive Assistant

Position Type: Full-time employment, 40 hours per week. Non-Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Description: The Development & Executive Assistant will play a pivotal role in supporting executive leadership as well as the Development Department of Norfolk Botanical Garden. This position is essential for ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the executive office and will act as a liaison between the CEO and internal & external stakeholders. They will be responsible for managing the CEO’s schedule, handling correspondence, coordinating meetings and events, and assisting with any special projects. Additionally, this key role will provide critical support to the Development Department, aiding in fundraising and all donor relations activities, strengthening the development efforts of the Garden as a whole.

Essential Functions:

Executive Support:

  • Manage the CEO’s calendar, including scheduling and coordinating meetings & appointments.
  • Prepare and review documents, reports, and presentations for meetings and events.
  • Handle confidential information with discretion and maintain a high level of professionalism.
  • Draft, review, and manage correspondence on behalf of the CEO.

Development Department Support:

  • Provide administrative support to the Development Department, assisting with fundraising initiatives and donor relations activities including ensuring the proper set-up & preparation of donor lunches.
  • Oversee, manage, and maintain donor databases, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality of donor information.
  • Assist in the preparation of fundraising materials, donor communications, and grant proposals.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings with donors and development team members.
  • Support the organization and execution of fundraising events, including logistics, invitations, and follow-ups.
  • Track and acknowledge donations, and assist with donor reporting & communications
  • Assist in the development of stewardship activities to enhance donor engagement and retention.

Communication & Liaison:

  • Be ready to greet & serve as the primary point of contact between the CEO and any internal/external stakeholders that visit the Administration building.
  • Facilitate communication between the CEO and staff, board members, donors, and community partners.
  • Coordinate and manage the logistics for executive meetings, board meetings, and other key events.

Project Management:

  • Assist with the planning and execution of special projects and initiatives led by the CEO.
  • Conduct research and gather information to support the CEO’s decision-making process.
  • Track and follow up on action items and project deliverables.

 Event Coordination:

  • Plan and coordinate events and functions hosted or attended by the CEO, including donor and community engagement events.
  • Collaborate with the Special Events team to ensure successful execution of organizational events and programs. 

Other Duties:

  • Undertake additional tasks and projects as assigned by the CEO.
  • Provide support in regards to all donor-related events, including an elevated attention to detail in regards to donor lunches & receptions. 

Essential Physical Functions:

  • Ability
  • to work in an open-office setting utilizing a phone to answer calls and transfer as needed.
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to an 8-hour shift.
  • Ability to be flexible with job demands and open minded when being asked to complete tasks.
  • Ability to go between buildings and across Garden campus as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent
  • Proof of Car Insurance required.
  • Two or four-year degree in Development or Business Administration is highly preferred.
  • Experience with CRM or similar software (Altru database) highly preferred.
  • Relevant donor relations, office administration, or customer service experience a plus.
  • Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills, along with the ability to prioritize tasks & deadlines.

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. NBG logo wear for work provided.
  • EAP services for all employees.

Reports To: President & CEO and the Director of Development

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition 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.

Send resume and application to: hr@nbgs.org

 

Position: Dominion Energy Garden of Lights (DEGOL) Project Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time employment, 40 hours per week. Non-Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Job Description: The DEGOL Project Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and overall execution of NBG’s annual Dominion Energy Garden of Lights show. This role requires a highly organized and deadline-driven individual with strong leadership and collaborative communication skills.

Essential Functions:

The DEGOL Project Coordinator will be responsible for leadership of Light Crew including, but not limited to:

  • Coordinating all hiring, training, and scheduling, in addition to supplying internal assistance throughout the entire installation and removal process associated with the annual Garden of Lights show.
  • Work closely with the Vice President of Facilities, the Facilities Operations Manager, and the DEGOL committee to ensure all requirements and deadlines for the light show are met. Collaborate with the committee on future planning, scheduling, set design and implementation of the show.
  • Each season, fully inventory, test, repair and store all associated DEGOL items and maintain the DEGOL storage areas.

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 train and certify staff on aerial lift operations, which includes entering, exiting, and operating the aerial lift while working on the light show installation.
  • Ability to don and doff the personal protective equipment required to safely operate the lift.
  • Ability to work at a computer using the internet, email system and database management for communication. Ability to communicate via a two-way radio.
  • Ability to carry, climb, and stand on ladders for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to operate, drive and get in/out of a golf cart.
  • Ability to operate, drive and get in/out of vehicles.

Specific Job Responsibilities: 

  • Event Planning: Collaborate with internal teams to develop a comprehensive plan for all DEGOL operations, including but not limited to, light installation timelines, thematic elements and entertainment, and guest experiences. Confer with all NBG departments to ensure a seamless setup and removal process, making sure no conflicts are found with any previously scheduled weddings or special events.
  • Budget Management: Work with the DEGOL committee to ensure that necessary inventory is ordered on schedule and within budget. Be able to present and explain expenses and timeline to management.
  • Creative Direction: Work with the DEGOL committee to assist with creative direction and guidance for the development of light displays, decorations, and immersive experiences, ensuring alignment with the Garden’s aesthetic and holiday themes.
  • Logistics Coordination & Guest Experience: Coordinate overall logistics for the Garden of Lights, including interviewing and staffing the Light Crew, procuring any equipment rentals, and ensuring safety protocols are met at all times. This position must ensure that an exceptional experience is provided for our visitors, including seamless entry and exit processes, accessibility, and customer service excellence.
  • On-site Repair: Oversee daily upkeep of the light displays to ensure all lighting and lighting-related components are in perfect working condition before, during, and after every evening to ensure maximum guest satisfaction. Ensure compliance with any relevant regulations, permits, and safety standards.
  • Training: Train and certify Light Crew members to safely utilize ladders and operate the aerial lift. Train staff on proper set-up and removal procedures for the materials and fixtures used in the light show. Must also train the Light Crew on common troubleshooting techniques for repairs that must take place before, during, and after the light show each evening.
  • Storage: Responsible for maintaining the organization and cleanliness of the DEGOL garage and storage areas throughout the DEGOL season.
  • Performance Evaluation: Monitor and evaluate the success of the light show, collecting feedback from stakeholders to inform future improvements and iterations.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid state driver’s license.
  • Must have strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize deadlines effectively.
  • Must have excellent leadership and training skills along with the ability to communicate effectively with all departments.
  • Must have the ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Relevant experience with coordinating special events for the public preferred, knowledge about lighting installations and upkeep of systems specifically would be highly preferred.
  • Aerial Lift experience is highly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Event Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related field is a plus.

Supervises: Technicians and Light Crew

Reports to: Vice President of Facilities & Infrastructure

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 & giftshop.
  • NBG logo wear for work provided.
  • EAP services for all employees.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition 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.

Send resume and application to: hr@nbgs.org

Position: Wedding & Events Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time employment, 40 hours per week. Non-Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Description: The Wedding and Events Coordinator is responsible for responding to venue sales inquiries, scheduling and conducting venue sales tours, booking and executing venue rentals including weddings, receptions, private parties and corporate events and booking Garden Photography sessions. Other primary responsibilities include providing support for Plant Society Shows & Sales, Festivals, and special exhibitions.

Essential Functions:

  • Respond to all incoming phone, email and walk-up inquiries and work directly with clients and Garden staff to plan and implement rentals and events.
  • Conduct on-site client tours to sell NBG as a venue.
  • Coordinate logistics with other Garden departments to ensure smooth operations for weddings and events.
  • Provide office coverage for phone and walk-up inquiries for weddings and event rentals.
  • Work weddings, event rentals and other Garden-wide events.
  • Review and enforce NBG rental guidelines and other Garden policies.
  • Maintain familiarity with internal event and constituent database.
  • Attend logistical, marketing and relevant vendor and networking meetings as assigned.
  • Expected to work evenings, weekends and rotating shifts to provide coverage for events and in-office hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Physical Functions:

  • This position regularly requires the candidate to sit for long periods of time at a desk, using a computer with a keyboard and answering the phone.
  • The candidate must be comfortable working in an open office setting as needed, but also in outside conditions. This could include working in high heat, humidity, rain, snow or in cold temperatures.
  • During an event, the candidate must be able to stand on their feet for the majority of the shift. Position regularly requires the ability to lift and move event materials up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to climb stairs or a ladder, bend, stoop and must have the ability to drive a golf cart.

Education and Experience:

  • Valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Two or four-year degree and relevant event, sales, or customer service experience preferred
  • Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills, enjoy working with the public and working in an outdoor environment

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.
  • NBG logo wear for work provided.
  • EAP services for all employees.

Reports To: Director of Weddings

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.

Send resume and application to: hr@nbgs.org

Position: Facilities Technician II 

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

Description: Performs general building maintenance, minor equipment maintenance and repair, custodial work, and event setup. Assigns tasks to employees. 

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

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 and perform manual labor during working hours. Ability to work on ladders for extended periods. Ability to operate heavy equipment. The ability to drive a golf cart.

Specific Job Responsibilities: 

  • Access daily schedule, set work priorities and assign employees to tasks. 
  • Perform safety procedures to include, but not limited to equipment utilization, supply inventory (training provided). 
  • Operate golf carts and conduct preventative maintenance, such as checking battery levels, tire pressure, gas levels, etc. Provide a tow as needed. 
  • Painting and prep work. 
  • Operates heavy equipment to include the forklift, mini-loader, Bobcat, front-end loader, dump truck, large lift, etc. 
  • Change tire on any NBG equipment, including: golf carts, work vehicles/vans, trams, and heavy equipment, etc. 
  • Custodial duties to include cleaning restrooms, operating floor cleaning equipment, using a power washer, changing light bulbs, launder and dry items. 
  • Qualify on cement safe, metal chop saw and spot welding. (Training provided). 
  • Event and classroom set ups. 
  • Perform NBG safety procedures including to include a tag out, locating and operating fire fighting equipment, the location of safety barriers, etc. (training provided). 
  • Assists with Garden-wide special events and other duties as assigned. 

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 

Other Requirements: 

  • Schedule subject to Garden needs. Day shift, weekends required. 
  • 18 or older with valid driver’s license. 
  • Experience with electrical, plumbing, or carpentry 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. 

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. 

Send resume and application to: hr@nbgs.org

Position: Evening Shift Housekeeping 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; generally, 3-11:30 p.m. (may be scheduled later due to special events). 

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. The ability to drive a golf cart.

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. 
  • 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. 

Send resume and application to: hr@nbgs.org

Position: Visitor Services & Tour Operations Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time employment, 40 hours per week. Non-Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

Description: The Visitor Services & Tour Operations Coordinator will ensure positive visitor experience through prompt, pleasant and courteous customer service. This position will also oversee group tour bookings along with the operations of daily tours. The ideal candidate will be confident in their ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and demonstrate the ability to respond quickly & professionally to guests in a fast-paced work environment. The candidate must also be able to report to work on a changing schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Assist with responding to new group tour inquiries through phone or email. 
  • Able to contact group leads to collect payment & finalize their visit details. 
  • Contact East Beach Catering weekly to confirm the delivery of boxed lunches for visiting groups. 
  • Ensure that buses arriving for privately booked tours are directed and parked appropriately as groups rotate throughout the garden. 
  • Assist with training of new guides as well as continued training of seasoned guides 
    • Assist with vehicle checks such as: o Fluid checks 
    • tram tire pressure 
    • Consolidating boat gas 
    • Offsite gas runs 
    • Rotation of vehicles for use 
    • Acting department supervisor on designated evenings or weekends o Second supervisor for major Garden events – Dominion Garden of Lights and other evening based special events. 
    • Database Management o Review of existing maintenance logs turned in by Tour Operations staff and communicating to Tour Operations manager any specific problems 
    • o Updating of tour count logs 
    • Assist with vendor research and communication 
    • Update vendor information on the website as needed 
    • Perform other duties or special projects as requested by management 

Essential Physical Functions: 

  • This position regularly requires the candidate to sit for long periods of time at a desk, using a computer with a keyboard and answering the phone. 
  • This position occasionally requires the ability to stand on their feet for a portion of the shift. 
  • The candidate must be able to drive a golf cart. 
  • This position requires the ability to be able to get into and out of a tram and on & off of a boat. 
  • This position requires you to operate & drive a tram and boat safely for narrated public tours. 
  • The candidate must be comfortable working in an office setting as needed, but also in outside conditions. This could include working in high heat, humidity, rain, snow or in cold temperatures. NBG is located beside Norfolk International Airport; loud noises from planes can be heard. 

Education and Experience: 

  • Valid Driver’s License is required. 
  • Experience in the NBG Garden Guide role is required. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. 
  • Previous customer service and cash handling experience preferred. 

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. 
  • NBG logo wear for work provided. 
  • EAP services for all employees. 

Reports To: Department Managers & Visitor Services Directors 

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. 

Send resume and application to: hr@nbgs.org

Part-time

Seasonal

Position: Garden Guide

Position Type: Non-exempt under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Seasonal employment.

Description: The Garden Guide is responsible for safely operating trams and boats, conducting tours and providing frontline coverage of the Front Desk and Tollbooth. Shifts are 5-8 hours, fluctuating between 7:30AM-9:30 PM up to 4 days a week. This position requires flexible availability; weekend work is required.

Essential Functions: Primary responsibility is to provide excellent customer service. Duties include but are not limited to; safely operating trams and boats, conducting tours, highlighting membership benefits, creating an outstanding guest experience by suggesting how guests can structure their visit to the Garden. The Garden Guide works with all other departments to ensure visitors have a positive and memorable experience at the Garden.

Essential Physical Functions: Ability to work inside and outside, in all weather conditions. This position regularly requires the Garden Guide to sit for extended periods of time at a desk, using a computer with a keyboard, answering the phone and communicating via a radio. The position requires the ability to lift and move materials up to 40 pounds. Must be able to climb in and out of the tram. Ability to work outside for 8 hours in heat, cold or light rain and can walk, stand, bend, twist and/or stoop. Ability to push and pull objects during the shift. The ability to drive a golf cart.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Should enjoy working with people and have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable speaking to large groups. Previous customer service and cash handling experience preferred. A solid basic understanding of computers is required.

Other Requirements: Valid driver’s license required and must be at least 18 years old.

Daily Job Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate trams and boats while conducting tours.
  •  Implement daily visitor programs (walking tours, educational presentations, etc.).
  •  Greet and assist all guests.
  • Responsible for learning Altru software required for point of sale transactions as well as telephone switchboard and garden staff radio.
  •  Utilize Altru database program to view calendar schedule and be prepared to relay pertinent information to class participants, members, staff and  the general public.
  • Operate cash register; responsible for initial money and any money taken in during shift.
  • Assist with special event and outreaches.
  •  Additional duties as required.

Reports to: Guest Services Managers

Benefits:

  •  Staff discounts on programming and gift shop.
  •   NBG logo wear for work provided.
  •  EAP services for all employees.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition 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.

Send resume and application to: hr@nbgs.org

Position: Light Crew 

Position type: Seasonal Employment. Non-exempt under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) 

Description: The Norfolk Botanical Garden is seeking Light Crew team members to help install and maintain outdoor lights for our annual Dominion Energy Garden of Lights! This position will take place approximately through mid-August to mid-February. Interested candidates can expect around 40 hours a week with a shifting schedule during the show season to include evening, weekend, and holiday work. 

Essential Functions: 

  • • Assist with installation of outdoor light displays and maintaining lights during show. 
  • • Replace light bulbs that are burned out, broken or missing. 
  • • Report any items in need of repair to supervisor. 
  • • Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently. 
  • • Able to maintain dependable work attendance and flexibility with assigned work schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays. 
  • • During portions of show, employee may be expected to work as part of the parking crew. 
  • • Able to perform other duties as assigned. 

Essential Physical Functions: 

  • • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. 
  • • Ability to work outside for 8 hours in heat, cold or light rain and can continuously walk, stand, bend, twist and/or stoop. 
  • • Ability to push, pull, reach and perform manual labor during working hours. 
  • • Ability to work on ladders for extended periods of time is required. 
  • • Ability to hear, listen, speak and depth perception is required. 
  • • Must be able to care for and have the ability to use all issued equipment such as: hand tools, hammers, safety belts/vests, safety glasses, etc. 

Education & Experience: 

  • • 18 or older with a valid driver’s license is required. 
  • • Schedule subject to Garden needs. Day shift, evening shift, weekends required. 
  • • Experience operating an aerial lift and comfort working at heights up to 80 feet is a plus. 
  • • Experience with electrical, plumbing, or carpentry is a plus. 

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. 

Send resume and application to: hr@nbgs.org