Diversity & Inclusion Commitment
Desert Botanical Garden is a living museum of over 50,000 plants representing more than 4,000 different species. Complementary to our diverse plant species, our workforce consists of staff members of different ethnicities, genders, colors, ages, races, religions, abilities, national origins, gender identities and sexual orientations. Desert Botanical Garden strives to give respect and value to cultural and individual differences that allow our employees to be successful by embracing inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA). Desert Botanical Garden ensures IDEA by providing an environment in which everyone feels welcome, engaged and valued. Our goal is to represent the community we serve by embedding inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility throughout Desert Botanical Garden.
we’ve got the perks
There is a lot in store for you while working at Desert Botanical Garden. Some of our perks include:
Health & Wellness
All full-time, regular status Garden employees have access to excellent healthcare choices. We offer you and your eligible dependents competitive options for comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage so you can choose the best option that fits your needs.
Membership & discounts
Your Desert Botanical Garden membership entitles you to unlimited admission during regular Garden hours for you and another adult plus any of your children or grandchildren under age 18. Members also receive discounts on classes, ticketed events and purchases at the Garden Shop. Garden membership includes reciprocal admission for named members to more than 300 gardens though the American Horticultural Society.
paid time off
Desert Botanical Garden values our employees’ well-being and know employees need time away from work to recharge, travel, take care of personal stuff or spend time with family and friends. The Garden offers Vacation, Sick Leave and up to 10 holidays per calendar year.
Planning & Retirement
From our highly competitive retirement savings matches to financial advisors and planning services, we offer many resources to help keep you financially fit.
Learning and Development
The Garden believes in investing in you. We provide opportunities to grow and develop your career and set clearly defined goals and objectives. We support your effort to develop skills, learn and adapt to change, and continue your education.
As an employee of the Garden you have free general admission access to many local cultural, historical and art institutions as part of the employee admission program.
Meet Patrick Hanson, Social Event and Wedding Venue Planner, to hear his thoughts on working at the Garden.
Guest Services Supervisor Benito Guzman shares insights on working at our world-class attraction.
Tracy Rhodes, Trail Horticulturist and seven-year employee shares her thoughts on diversity at the Garden.
Put Your Passion for
the desert to work
Desert Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other status protected by law.