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Employment

At Mt. Cuba Center, we cultivate people as well as plants.

We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic professionals we can help develop into tomorrow’s leaders. With competitive compensation and benefits, Mt. Cuba is a great place to work. See our current openings for full- and part-time positions, internships, and volunteers below and apply today.

Mt. Cuba Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Exceptions to the COVID vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons.

The Director of Business Operations provides leadership, oversight, and management of the core operative areas of finance, accounting, facilities, infrastructure, and technology services at Mt. Cuba Center.  The Director oversees all insurance, risk management, and legal issues, and maintains the non-profit status of the organization.

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The Director of Human Resources is responsible for leading the organization’s personnel programs including, but not limited to employee relations, benefits administration, workforce training and development, human resources policy and procedure development, and talent acquisition. They develop and implement strategic human resource plans designed to provide the organization with the best talent available and to position the organization as an employer of choice. This position supervises staff of the Human Resource (HR) department and liaises with staff at all levels to ensure legal compliance and implementation of the organizations mission and talent strategy.

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The Grounds & Plant Health Care Specialist assists in the overall maintenance of Mt. Cuba Center’s landscape, including woody and herbaceous plantings, lawns, woods, garden features, paths, and roadways. He/she provides logistical support to other departments as needed to ensure the smooth operation of Mt. Cuba Center. He/she uses specialized knowledge in plant health care techniques to serve as point person for all plant health issues.

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The part-time Grounds Maintenance Assistant support the Grounds Team in the overall maintenance of Mt. Cuba Center’s landscape, including woody and herbaceous plantings, lawns, woods, garden features, paths and roadways.

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The Horticulturist is responsible for a broad range of garden maintenance activities for the continued development and refinement of the gardens at Mt. Cuba Center. This position provides ongoing support to the Senior Horticulturists working in our Formal and Entrance landscapes offering opportunities to assist in establishing newly planted gardens and support upcoming construction and garden redesign projects.

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Mt. Cuba Center is seeking a Seasonal Assistant Horticulturist to help further our mission of inspiring an appreciation for the beauty and value of native plants and a commitment to support the habitats that sustain them. The Seasonal Assistant Horticulturist is responsible for a broad range of garden maintenance activities in support of the Gardens Team. This position presents an excellent opportunity for an individual who desires an entry-level experience as a public garden professional and is passionate about native plants to come learn from and work alongside our world class horticulture team.

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