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Employment


The Huntsville Botanical Garden is a growing non-profit garden located in Alabama. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. The Garden does not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Postings as of: 07.30.14:


Facility Rental Coordinator             Dept: Facility Rental

  • Employment Type: Regular Full Time
  • Benefits: Available
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Schedule: Approximately 323-36 Hours per week based on seasonal needs of the department; Periodic weekend and evening availability required with recurring Saturday office hours anticipated; Mutual flexibility in scheduling.
  • Duties Include: Performs activities to promote, show, quote, book, support, and follow-up with Facility Rental events such as weddings, receptions, business meetings, picnics and all other events for which the use of a Garden facility has been scheduled. Insures facilities and support personnel have been properly scheduled and prepared for each event. Works closely with potential and actual clients, the Facility Rental Manager and staff, and other Garden departments to properly coordinate resources. Maintains inventories of furniture, equipment and supplies; maintains event database and calendar according to established procedures; assists with invoicing, deposit processing, and other administrative functions. **Note: This is not a Special Events position.**
  • Experience: Previous hospitality or event experience including sales and administrative functions. Prior experience utilizing a database and/or CRM program.
  • Skills: Strong customer relations skills, attention to detail and problem solving ability. Ability to work inside and out with extended periods of standing. Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. Excellent computer skills including Word and Excel.
  • Education: Minimum of High school diploma or GED

Host/Hostess                                          Dept: Facility Rental

  • Employment Type: On Call/As Needed
  • Benefits: Not applicable
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Schedule: Days, Evenings and weekends based on event schedule (Flexible schedule) Weekend and evening availability required
  • Duties Include: Acts as the Garden’s designated Facility Rental representative for events such as weddings, receptions, picnics, etc. Provide various types of customer service support including greet and assist the clients and their guests; make adjustments in facility set-up as required; answer questions and resolve and unexpected issues or problems
  • Experience: Hospitality or event experience
  • Skills: Strong people skills and problem solving ability. Ability to work inside and out with extended periods of standing. Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Education: High school diploma or GED

    To Apply please submit your cover letter and resume as follows:

            E-mail: hr@hsvbg.org
            Fax: (256) 830-5314
            Mail: Huntsville Botanical Garden,
                     4747 Bob Wallace Ave., 
                     Huntsville, AL  35805

    OR      Complete Employment Application (available at Visitor’s Center desk).

     ***All applications submitted must indicate the name of position for which you are applying as well as your salary history and requirements.  *** 

     

     

    To Apply:

    By Mail:
    Attn: H/R, Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave.,
    Huntsville, AL 35805

    Via Fax: 256-830-5314

    Via Email: hr@hsvbg.org. When submitting a resume or employment application, please specify the name of the position for which you are applying as well as your salary history and minimum salary requirements in a cover letter.

    Thank you for your interest in the Huntsville Botanical Garden.

    Current job postings are regularly posted in the lobby of our visitor center. Employment applications are available at the front desk of the Linda J. Smith Visitor Center.