Exhibit Horticulturist (Temporary)

Job Overview:

The Atlanta Botanical Garden, featuring stunning outdoor display gardens, beautiful woodlands, and the Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory that houses rare and endangered plants from tropical rainforests and desert regions, has openings for temporary Exhibit Horticulturists. This position will work from Mid-January to October 2019. It is a 40 hours per week position.

Responsibilities:

  • General exhibit construction and maintenance of mosaiculture sculptures
  • Plug transplantation
  • Shearing and plant maintenance to achieve aesthetics and design for each sculpture
  • Serve as horticulturist resource for the Garden
  • Assist with building seasonal displays
  • Work on special projects as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Must be able to sustain moderate physical exertion with full range of body motion for lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to use ladders and lifts
  • Previous experience working with hand tools and equipment a plus
  • Previous experience working with the public a plus
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

Education: Associates Degree in horticulture, botany or related field or two years of hands-on professional gardening experience a plus.


The above job duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all duties required of employees in this job.

Email resume to careers@atlantabg.org