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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 Conservation Propagator works with a wide variety of native species and develops propagation protocols to share with the conservation community. The work focuses on rare and threatened species, supporting conservation projects onsite and with regional collaborators. This individual will also produce plants for our renowned Trial Garden and collections. The Conservation Propagator will begin work in our current greenhouses, but then transition to our state of the art, energy-neutral greenhouse facility once construction is completed later this year.

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The 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 position presents an excellent opportunity for an individual who desires a career as a public garden professional and is passionate about the conservation of natural habitats. If you want to experience fine gardening at the intersection of horticulture and ecology, you are encouraged to apply.

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The Operational Services Assistant supports a remarkable guest experience at Mt. Cuba Center by performing custodial duties as well as room and event set up and breakdown in support of the Education and Guest Experience Division.

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The Seasonal 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 Seasonal Public Safety Officer provides an exceptional guest experience by maintaining a safe and secure environment for Mt. Cuba Center guests and employees.

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Mt. Cuba Center is seeking a part time Technology Support Specialist to provide exceptional service to the organization through various technology services. The Technology Support Specialist performs first tier software, hardware, A/V, phone, and network support and provides technical and instructional support on a wide range of applications including MS Office 365, collaboration tools such as Zoom, GoTo Meeting, and Teams, Adobe Creative Suite, GIS applications, and content management systems.

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