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


(On Call) Event/Wedding Coordinator –  While technically considered an ‘on call’ position, the work schedule is often determined months in advance based on special events such as weddings. Pay is $12-$14 per hour. Applications will be accepted through May 6, 2019.

(On Call) Gate Attendant – This role is designed to support our entry gate during busy events and absences of  regular staff members.  Shifts are often assigned weeks in advance. Applicants can expect to work 20 hours or more per month. The hiring salary is $13 per hour. Applications will be accepted through May 6, 2019.


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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