Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Tulsa Botanic Garden. Current job openings are listed below.  

 

 

VisitoServiceAssociate (part-time,non-exempt)

 Reports to: Member Services Coordinator

Supervisory Responsibility: None

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Part-Time Position: Not to exceed 25 hours per week, no benefits. 

Position Summary: This position acts as a frontline ambassador for Tulsa Botanic Garden with a focus on creating enjoyable and positive experiences for all visitors, while also efficiently handling hourly and

daily work duties.  Visitor Services Associates work at the Garden from 9:30AM to 5:30PM Tuesday through Sunday, with additional hours available on Thursday evenings (until 8:30PM) and on other special occasions.

 

Tulsa Botanic Garden seeks a qualified individual for an exciting, part-time position entitled “Visitor Services Associate.”  Applicants for this position will join a team of dedicated professionals working diligently to build a dynamic new botanic garden for Tulsa, Green Country, and beyond. Tulsa Botanic Garden is a growing 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Tulsa, Oklahoma with 170 acres of land located in southeastern Osage County, 8 miles north of downtown Tulsa. More information about the Garden can be found at www.tulsabotanic.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tulsabotanicgarden

 

Primary duties of this position include:

• Processing all admission transactions and functions; handling cash and credit transactions with a high level of accuracy and according to established policies; reconciling cash drawer at the end of the day

• Greeting and orienting Tulsa Botanic Garden guests and providing information about the Garden, including its features, programs, and ongoing development
• Opening and closing of Visitor Center and/or other facilities (including the Mabee Grange), including locking and securing of all gates, doors, etc., adjusting HVAC controls, preparing and cleaning facility/ies for visitors and volunteers
• Answering questions about Garden memberships, providing information, taking payments, and forwarding information as needed for follow-up by other Garden personnel to guests
• Serving as an ambassador for the Garden at outreach events
• Gathering feedback from visitors to share with management while working to solve daily issues
• Assisting with event functions during special events
• Occasionally working with volunteers
• Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications for this position include:

• Excellent customer/visitor service relations, with prior work experience in this sector preferred
• Friendly demeanor and positive attitude

• Understanding of point of sale (POS) transactions on a computer system

• Flexibility of schedule to work shifts including weekends, evenings, and holidays

• Basic math, computer, and cash handling skills

• Ability to work independently

• Familiarity with the outdoors and/or gardens would be favorably considered

• Excellent verbal communications skills

• Possession of a valid driver’s license

• Multi-tasking and organizational abilities

• Flexibility and capability to adapt to changes in daily routine and to visitors’ needs

• Intermittent standing and walking required

• Ability to lift 30 pounds

 

This position reports directly to Tulsa Botanic Garden’s Member Services Coordinator.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter explaining interest in the position, a current resume, and 2 references via email to keli@tulsabotanic.org

Click here for a printable pdf file of position description. No phone calls please. 

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