See below for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens employment opportunities.
Membership Desk Assistant
The Membership Desk Assistant is a public face of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Greet and welcome members and potential members. Use your pleasant and engaging personality to introduce our guests to the range of membership options and events offered at the Gardens.
The ability to multitask and remain organized and to prioritize, listen, and remain patient and friendly in a fast-paced work environment are all essential. The successful candidate will be comfortable with Microsoft Word and Outlook and be willing to learn new software systems. A keen interest in the Gardens and a desire to learn more about it are important.
Two days a week (Thursday & Friday) from May 8 – September 15. Please email resume and cover letter to Jen McKane by May 1. No phone calls please.
Kitchen Garden Cafe Staff
Reports to: Laura Francis, Food and Beverage Services Manager
Employee Status: spring to fall
Scope of Operation:
Our food and beverage operation currently consists of the 560 sq. ft. Kitchen Garden Café that can seat 38 patrons. Overflow seating for 75 is available on an adjacent outdoor terrace in the summer months. The primary meal occasion is lunch.
We hire for the following seasonal positions: Prep cooks, dishwasher, waitstaff, beverage coordinator (see above), and hostess.
Competitive pay, great team, fast-paced environment. E-mail resume (MS Word or PDF) to email@example.com, or call Laura Francis at 207-633-4333, ext. 153
Gift Shop Sales Associate
This Sales Associate position will begin in May and continues through October. The work week for this position is 4 days per week, including some weekend days as scheduled throughout the season. Gift Shop employees work daily from 8:45am to 5:30pm.
The Gardens Gift Shop is a busy, dynamic work environment and is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm. Store Associates work as team members to enhance the visitor experience through the selection and sales of botanically themed, garden-related and CMBG branded, nature inspired merchandise. Duties include cash register operations, restocking shelves in store, promoting sales, and providing excellent customer service.
This position requires the ability to multi-task and to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment; the ability to provide excellent customer service to visitors, members, employees and volunteers; the skills needed for daily cash and stock management; and the ability to learn and accurately perform register operations. Training will be provided.
Reliable Candidates may send letter of interest and/or resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gift Shop Stock Coordinator
We are opening a new position on our team for a person who will help us more efficiently manage inbound stock. The job entails moving boxes into our processing area, checking-in and ticketing merchandise, and managing the orderly movement and storage of goods to our Carriage House facility on the Gardens property. Organizational abilities a must as well as ability to work in a dynamic and busy team environment; must be able to drive a golf cart. The job hours are 12 noon to 5 pm, Monday through Friday starting in June until September.
Interested candidates, please contact Susan Whitehouse at email@example.com.
Guest Services Front Desk Admissions
Two job opportunities at the Front Desk are available from April 15 through October 31 at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Front Desk staff process admissions and welcome guests while introducing them to the range of experiences and services offered daily.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have an outgoing personality; computer skills; solid organizational skills; a love for plants, nature, and the outdoors; and an interest in serving the constituencies of CMBG as well as learning more about the Gardens’ environment. Being a team player is a must!
Opening #1: 40 hours/week April 15 through October 31, Wednesday – Sunday.
Opening #2: 24 hours/week, April 15 through October 31, Friday – Sunday.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to Amanda Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask that you please refrain from calling.