Houston Botanic Garden seeks Horticulturalists

Houston Botanic Garden is seeking to fill two Horticulturalist positions. The Horticulturalists will be responsible for leading in innovative horticulture maintenance. Under the overall guidance of the Vice President of Horticulture, the Horticulturists will report to the Horticulture Manager for general work coordination and daily assignments. The ideal candidate is an energetic gardener interested in rotating through hands-on projects in all of our gardens – Susan Garver Family Discovery Garden, Global Collection Garden, and Culinary Garden – and natural ecosystems, including Stormwater Wetlands and a Coastal Prairie. This multi-faceted position will also involve assisting with preparation for volunteer horticulture workdays, plant labeling, and education programs. For the full job description and application instructions, visit hbg.org.

Houston Botanic Garden seeks Maintenance Gardener

Houston Botanic Garden is seeking a Maintenance Gardener who will be responsible for
supporting the horticulture team in general horticulture tasks, including irrigation and
equipment repairs. Under the overall guidance of the Vice President of Horticulture, the
Maintenance Gardener will report to the Horticulture Manager for general work coordination
and daily assignments. The ideal candidate is a confident, fix-it-yourself gardener interested
in rotating through problem-solving tasks in all of our gardens – Susan Garver Family
Discovery Garden, Global Collection Garden, and Culinary Garden – and natural ecosystems, including Stormwater Wetlands and a Coastal Prairie. This multi-faceted position will also involve assisting with preparation for volunteer horticulture workdays to support general garden maintenance tasks. For the full job description and application instructions, visit hbg.org.

Westside High School seeks Environmental Educator

Houston Independent School District’s Westside High School is seeking an Environmental Educator. Join an established program that applies a place-based curriculum to teach environmental issues and solutions through the history, economy, culture and ecology of Houston as shaped by the Prairie-Forest-Bayou-Bay-Gulf ecosystems of Southeast Texas.  Be part of a professional team which seeks to expand environmental awareness and cultivate an ethic of stewardship in Houston’s youth. Help us expand our hands-on curriculum in the classroom, to develop our one-acre on-campus bio-resilience restoration project, to grow our school food garden while also exploring Houston via numerous field classes throughout the year.  Westside High School is a comprehensive Houston ISD high school.  Salary follows HISD pay scale.  Secondary science teaching certificate required but can be completed during summer 2020.  Contact Carolyn Klein for more information or to submit your resume at [email protected]