Join the Botanical Garden's
Growing Team

Whether you take part as a professional employee or a valued volunteer, working at the San Antonio Botanical Garden provides a rewarding experience. You’ll cultivate not only the Botanical Garden’s growth and your love for nature, but your skills and talents as well.

Employment Opportunities

Chief Financial Officer

As a leader in the Administration Department, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) works collaboratively with the CEO, SABG Board of Directors, leadership team, and staff to ensure the fiscal responsibility for the Botanical Garden.

Irrigation Specialist

The Irrigation Specialist installs, maintains, operates, repairs, and troubleshoots underground irrigation systems as well as completes irrigation audits. The Specialist will also conduct inventory of tools, equipment, or materials related to ensure that sufficient supplies are available, and items are in usable condition. This position will be responsible for the entire Garden in both public and non-public areas to meet or exceed the Garden’s standards for horticulture excellence.

Event Facilitator - Part-Time

The Event Facilitator provides operational functions before, during, and after events and assists with site set-up and take-down of Garden owned tables, chairs, pop up tents, lighting, etc.

Culinary and Wellness Assistant - Part-Time

The Culinary and Wellness Programs are developed for family, youth, adult, public, and community audiences and cover topics ranging from nutrition, health, fitness, and the culinary arts, as well as making connections to plants through botany, horticulture, and environmental science.

How To Apply

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to [email protected] with the title of the job in the subject line.

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering at the Botanical Garden? No experience is needed—just a love of the Botanical Garden and a desire to support its mission. The minimum age to volunteer at the Botanical Garden is 12 and volunteers younger than 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. All volunteers working with children or handling money must consent to a background check. Learn more on becoming a volunteer.

San Antonio Botanical Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants and volunteers without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other status protected by law.