Job Opportunities

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Job Opportunities

National Tropical Botanical Garden would not be what it is today without our staff. We value our employees, recognize their contributions and right to prosper and attain their personal and professional goals in a respectful and safe environment. It is our goal to:

  • Create an atmosphere, work environment, pay scale, and benefit package where NTBG staff members look forward to coming to work each day and are dedicated to improving our organization and achieving our mission.
  • Develop an organizational culture that fosters leadership, independent thinking, creativity, and accountability while promoting inter-garden and inter-departmental collaboration and cooperation.

NTBG is an equal opportunity, equal access employer. A copy of NTBG’s Drug Free Workplace Policy can be found here.

Résumés and/or employment applications may be submitted via email, fax, mail or in person:

Attn: Human Resources
3530 Papalina Road
Kalaheo, HI 96741
Fax (808) 332-9765
(808) 332-7324, Ext. 229

All jobs are posted or removed on a timely basis.

Excellent Benefits Package

Comprehensive insurance package*

  • 5 plans to choose from (HMSA and Kaiser)
  • 3 plans offered at no cost to employee
  • All plans include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life Insurance, Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Massage

Paid Time Off*

  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Paid Vacation Time Off

Supplemental Benefit Plans*

  • Flexible Spending Account
  • AFLAC polices
  • Life Insurance/AD&D

Retirement account (403b)*

  • Employer match
  • Employer discretionary contributions

Flexible scheduling options**

Remote work options**

*eligibility rules apply
** not applicable for all positions

Visitor Program Associate – Casual

Lawai, HI

Gardener – Full Time and Casual

Kalaheo, HI

CDL w/ P endorsement Tour Guides – Full Time and Casual

Kalaheo, HI

IPM and Plant Health Technician – Full Time

Kalaheo, HI

Tour Manager – Full Time

Kalaheo, HI

Fall Internships- 5 Full Time (Temporary) Positions

Kalaheo, HI

Education Teachers (4) – Full Time, Temporary

Kalaheo, HI

Program Manager – Part Time/Temporary

Coconut Grove, FL


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