Career Opportunities

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

Part-time Seasonal Positions
$8.50/hour
Up to 20 people

Opportunities for employment start in mid-October and will run through Thanksgiving

  • Tasks will be to set up string lights in various trees, shrubs, railings,…
  • Must be able handle strings of lights and affix them to plants (including semi-spiny shrubs, tree branches)
  • Must be able to climb and work from a ladder
  • Must be able to work with hands above head for extended periods
  • Must be able to bend, twist, and lift 25 pounds
  • Work will occur under typical outdoor conditions for Tulsa, OK
  • Efficient and accurate work is essential
  • Must be a person who can be managed and who can follow specific, detailed directions

 Tulsa Botanic Garden is a tobacco-free campus.   To be considered, please fill out an employment application and return in person or via mail to PO Box 707, Tulsa, OK 74101-0707. (pdf file). Applications are also available in the visitor center during regular open hours. 


 

Seasonal Visitor Services Associate (part time seasonal, non-exempt)

Reports to: Membership Associate
Supervisory Responsibility: None
FLSA Status: Non-exempt Part-Time Position: Not to exceed 30 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. Seasonal Visitor Services Associates work at the Garden from 9:30AM to 3:30PM Tuesday through Sunday, and 4:30PM to 10:30PM on evenings (Monday through Sunday) for our “Garden of Lights” event from November 23 through January 6, 2019.

Tulsa Botanic Garden seeks qualified individuals for exciting, part-time positions entitled “Seasonal 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
  • 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 Membership Associate. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter explaining interest in the position, a current resume, and 2 references via email to emily@tulsabotanic.org No phone calls please.

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