Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation

Photography Supervisor – Part Time

The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation is seeking an individual with a strong customer service background.  This position requires working with guests in arranging and booking photo shoots within the guidelines of the Arboretum. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented with outstanding customer service, organization and communication skills.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: meeting with perspective guests interested in photo shoots on  Arboretum grounds,  completing contracts and payments, enforcing  Arboretum polices, overseeing grounds monitors, responding to guests’ questions in a timely manner, participating in and planning member events, communication with public, vendors, management, co-workers and others in a courteous and professional manner; preparing social media and website postings for photography and assisting the  Special Events department as needed.

Minimum requirements: An associate’s degree or equivalent combination of business and customer service experience; good organizational and communication skills, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, be proactive at problem-solving and have courteous and professional communication with the public.

The position is a part time, hourly with 20 hours per week.  Hours TBD Saturday is required.  Hourly wage DOE.

Send cover letter and resume via USA mail or email to:

Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation

Ms. Jennifer Van Stralen

301 North Baldwin Ave.

Arcadia, CA  91007

Jennifer.vs@arboretum.org

No phone calls or faxes please.


Tour Guide

The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation is seeking individuals to present narrated tours. Candidate must have outstanding communications skills and curiosity about the natural world.  Ideal candidate will have 1 year experience presenting tours.  This is a part-time position with most of the hours on weekends.  Please email cover letter and resume to Robin Sease at robin.sease@arboretum.org .  Salary DOE. No faxes or phone calls please.  For more details visit www.arboretum.org


Tram Driver

The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden is looking for an experienced driver to drive a 38-passenger tram on the grounds of the Arboretum. The ideal candidate is friendly, safety conscious and a good communicator.

Typical duties and responsibilities will include driving tram with guests, conducting daily safety and pre-trip inspections, pre-trip cleaning and light maintenance, taking tickets, managing tram loading, providing tour narration, assisting guests with strollers and wheel chairs and answering basic questions about the Arboretum. Driver must be able to deal professionally and effectively with all types of people.

Work includes Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for 4 hours each day with occasional evenings for weddings and weekdays and for special tours. The working environment includes exposure to noise, odors, drafts, variable outside temperatures and occasional inclement weather.

Must be 18 years of age with a Class B driver’s license with a Passenger endorsement and possess a clean driving record. Driver must pass a Department of Transportation physical exam and pre-employment alcohol/drug screening. Six months of experience driving a tram is preferred.
Salary DOE

Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Robin Sease, Manager of Visitor Education Services at robin.sease@arboretum.org


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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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