Jobs & Internships
Jobs & Internships

Jobs & Internships

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is now seeking to fill the following positions in our equal opportunity, friendly, fast-paced and team-oriented environment:

Major Gifts Officer: Open now for 12 years, CMBG is known not only as a place of beauty, enjoyment, learning and connection to the natural world, but also as an important economic engine for Maine. If you love gardens and you love Maine, CMBG is the perfect place for you. CMBG has embarked on a major expansion project, and we are strengthening our development team in order to engage meaningfully with existing donors and to build a new pipeline of significant donor prospects. For a motivated and innovative individual, the Major Gifts Officer position at CMBG offers the chance to be part of a transformational project and a talented team at a critical time in our growth. Our work environment, in the middle of one the country’s most beautiful botanical gardens, is team-based and entrepreneurial.
Read a full description of the position and its requirements here.

To apply, email a letter of interest and resume to Jennifer McKane, Director of Philanthropy, jmckane@mainegardens.org. Applications are being accepted until an outstanding candidate is identified.

Horticulturist: CMBG horticulturists are responsible for planning, installing and maintaining all cultivated gardens and growing spaces throughout Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’ 295+ acres. They ensure that the beauty of the Gardens and its depth of plant material provides a paramount garden experience for every guest. This position has very high physical demands. Individuals must be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions and must be enthusiastic about plants, conscientious of the environment, and be willing to participate in all horticultural best management practices and organization events.
Read a full description of the position and its requirements here. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is looking to fill both a year-round and seasonal horticulturist position.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Sharmon Provan at sprovan@mainegardens.org.

Snack Shack: Responsible for the efficient operation of the Snack Shack, including daily setup and stocking and selling of products, this position will also help keep the Snack Shack clean and up to code. The appropriate candidate must be customer service driven, possess excellent communication skills, be self-directed and have retail experience. Two seasonal positions are available, one full-time and one part-time, both requiring some flexibility in schedule depending on the demands of the season, mid-May through early January.
Read a full description of the position and its requirements here.

To apply, email a letter of interest and experience or resume to Amy Williams, Food and Beverage Manager, at awilliams@mainegardens.org. Please specify Snack Shack in the subject line.

Soup/Salad/Sandwich Artist: Prepare soups, salads, sandwiches, quiche and similar dishes for the Café and Market. Responsibilities include meat slicing and cutting, preparation of vegetables and garnishes and assembly of regular items and special orders, both cold and grilled sandwiches. The position requires organizational skills, attention to detail and collaboration with co-workers. Employees are on their feet most of the shift and must be able to lift and carry provisions from the storage area and sweep and sanitize their workstation. The position is available May through October, with the possibility of extending through December.
Read a full description of the position and its requirements here.

To apply, email a letter of interest and experience or resume to Amy Williams, Food and Beverage Manager, at awilliams@mainegardens.org. Please specify Soup/Salad/Sandwich Artist in the subject line.

Wait Staff: Experienced team members needed to enhance visitors’ experience of the Gardens by serving delicious meals in a welcoming and efficient manner. Must have a friendly, positive attitude, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to be on your feed for 5-6 hours. Excellent earning potential; beautiful surroundings; mid-day shifts through October.

To apply, email a letter of interest and experience or resume to Amy Williams, Food and Beverage Manager, at awilliams@mainegardens.org. Please specify Wait Staff in the subject line.

Gardenshop Team Member: Gardenshop is seeking individuals with excellent customer service skills to assist in opening and closing the shop and keeping the shop stocked and tidy. Team members are expected to learn the stories of Gardenshop’s curated collection of goods and share those stories with our guests to enrich their experience, as well as operate the POS system, tag merchandise and greet all visitors, members, employees and volunteers in the Gardenshop according to our quality standards.
Read a full description of the position and its requirements here.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Michael McConaha at mmcconaha@mainegardens.org.

Internships

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens has filled all of our internship positions for this season.