Thank you for your interest in employment at The North Carolina Arboretum. The Arboretum attracts a diverse and talented workforce that helps cultivate connections between people and plants.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please click on each linked position title below for more details about the available position and its requirements.

Available Positions

Traveling Exhibit Technician (Temporary) – The technician must be willing and able to travel 3-4 weeks during each turnover period, encompassing approximately January, May, and September for a total of 9-12 trips per year. Two to four trips per year may require between 7-14 days at the same venue, all expenses paid plus per diem.  Applications will be accepted through Monday, October 16.

(Seasonal) Parking Attendants – This is an evening role during the run of our Winter Lights program from November through December. Pay is $12 per hour and will include weekends, evenings and some holidays.

(Seasonal) Day Ticket/Guest Services Agent – This position will perform box office sales for the Winter Lights show using the Altru database and provide guest services.  Hours will be from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays. Pay is $12 an hour.

Technology Support Analyst (019129) – this is a full-time, permanent position and will include benefits associated with the University of North Carolina. Applications will be accepted through October 25, 2017.


Application Procedure

To be considered for openings with The North Carolina Arboretum, you must apply online through the Employment page of the University of North Carolina Office of General Administration website.

If you have questions about a position posting, please call the Human Resources Office at 828.665.2492, Ext. 200.

The North Carolina Arboretum is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

What Happens Next?

Applications will be reviewed and a limited number of candidates will be selected for interview based on how closely their qualifications match the criteria listed in the posting.   The process will begin as soon as possible after the closing date (if one is listed) or at the hiring manager’s discretion (if the posting states “applications accepted until position is filled”).   Candidates selected for interview will typically be contacted within two to three weeks after the closing date of the posting.

We deeply appreciate the interest of all those who apply to the Arboretum for employment.  Unfortunately, time and resource constraints do not permit us to respond in person to each applicant.  The status of searches will be posted on this web page so that you can follow the progress of each hiring process.

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