Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation

 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

Membership Assistant – Part Time

The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation is seeking an individual with a membership and customer service background.  This position requires working with membership or a similar database preferably in an arboretum or museum.  The ideal candidate must be detail oriented with outstanding customer service, organization and communication skills.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: selling memberships, maintaining membership database, responding to members’ 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 membership, and assisting the Membership Manager 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. Basic Raisers Edge or similar donor database software knowledge is desired.

The position is a part time, Wednesday, Thursday and Sundays, hourly position with 24 hours per week.  Hourly wage DOE.

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

Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation

Ms. Ivonne Escobedo

301 North Baldwin Ave.

Arcadia, CA  91007


No phone calls or faxes please.

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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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