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Positions Currently Available:

Reports to:  Garden Manager or Designate

Position Summary:

We are looking for an experienced and professional gardener to assist in maintaining our flourishing public garden. The ideal candidate is someone who is responsible, reliable and works quickly and efficiently.

Duties and Responsibilities include standard garden maintenance: planting, weeding, watering, cleanup and care of our planted beds, lawns, and trees. The gardener will also be expected to assist with garden and facility related projects as directed by Garden Manager or designate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plant, transplant, weed, trim, deadhead, fertilize and water specified areas of the gardens
  • Rake and clean up of specified areas of the gardens
  • Divide and replant herbaceous plants
  • Assist with garden and facility related projects as directed by Garden Manager or designate.

Requirement / Expectations:

  • Learn and become proficient in various gardening techniques
  • Interest in and / or some working knowledge of horticulture and plants
  • Basic knowledge of spray and drip irrigation operation and minor repairs
  • Work independently and with others
  • Accept and follow direction and guidance from work supervisor
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds routinely; up to 60 pounds intermittently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter explaining why you are an appropriate candidate for this position and a resume to
info@magc.org. Please no phone calls.

  • Compensation: Compensation based on skills and experience. 403b plan. PTO plus paid National holidays.
  • Principals only. Recruiters please do not contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity: The Marin Art and Garden Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider
    qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender,
    gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status,
    or protected veteran status.

Status: Non-exempt, part time, Saturdays
Reports to: Events Manager
Date updated: May 24, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Marin Art & Garden Center (MAGC) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing our beautiful historic site, while enriching our community through exploration and discovery in the arts and the natural environment.  

The Saturday receptionist is responsible for greeting and assisting visitors, answering all phone calls, maintaining the appearance of the reception area, and completing special projects as requested. Our receptionist plays a key role in our organization in greeting the general public and guests that attend weddings, memorials, artistic and cultural events on Saturdays. We are looking for a highly organized addition to our team who will enjoy working in our beautiful setting, providing outstanding customer service while handling multiple tasks with a cheerful demeanor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as MAGC receptionist and provide event support (answering phones, fielding walk-in questions, directing guests around campus, etc.)
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day and communicate with Events Manager.
  • Organize and keep clean front office and reception desk
  • Be the Saturday support system for the Events Manager
  • Accept deliveries
  • Answer questions when the Events Manager is not available
  • Create and position signs for weddings/events around the grounds
  • Assist in directing foot traffic in main courtyard when weddings begin
  • Other projects as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Dependability
  • Ability to lift and move up to 20 pounds, sit or stand for extended periods of time, walk on uneven surfaces
  • A strong desire to exceed guest expectations
  • Ability to multi-task, trouble-shoot, keep a cool head and a good sense of humor
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Outgoing, comfortable working with diverse clientele, friendly and helpful
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions that pertain to a multi-use venue and facility

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter explaining why you are an appropriate candidate for this position and a resume to info@magc.org. Please no phone calls.

  • Hours are Saturdays 8:30 AM – 5 PM
  • Compensation: Compensation based on skills and experience.
  • Principals only: Recruiters please do not contact this job poster.
  • Please no phone calls about this job
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity: The Marin Art and Garden Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WE consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.