Located at the head of Lake Ontario and within the municipalities of Burlington and Hamilton, Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada and one of the nation’s earliest nature sanctuaries. Comprising over 2700 acres of protected wetlands, botanical collections, parkland and display gardens, and within easy access of millions of nature-starved urban citizens, RBG dedicates its expertise in horticulture, conservation, science and education to connect people, plants and place for the purpose of nurturing and preserving healthy growing life on our planet. RBG directs its efforts, and seeks the support of individuals and organizations, to realize its vision of a world in which everyone is awake to the beauty, diversity and necessity of plants, and from that consciousness more actively works together to protect and preserve plant species and habitats and, by extension, our planet.
We are searching for three enthusiastic and approachable individuals who are passionate about the world of nature and gardens and want to help connect visitors with our collections. Garden Interpreters work in RBG garden areas interpreting RBG’s plants and collections to visitors in a dynamic and scientifically accurate manner, while providing excellent guest service. These positions run from April 30 to September 6. Garden Interpreters play an important role in the overall visitor experience at RBG.
Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rbg.ca/careers by March 26, 2020. Please submit your cover letter and resume as one pdf file saved using the naming convention of your first then last name and position title (Jane Smith Garden Interpreter.pdf). Interviews will take place between April 1 and 3.
RBG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interpretation Canada c/o Kerry Wood Nature Centre 6300 45th Ave Red Deer, AB, Canada T4N 3M4