Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation

Weekend Librarian – Part Time

The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation is seeking a professional librarian to staff the Arboretum Library during weekends and some weekdays. This position requires working with the public, cataloging and development of programs to bring audiences in to interact with the collections. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented with outstanding customer service, organization and communication skills.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: managing all aspects of cataloging using Library of Congress classification, OCLC Connexion and importing and working with an integrated library system; provide public and reference services to members and public; develop programs designed to engage the library collections with visitors, children, adults and families.

Minimum requirements: Must be enrolled in or graduated from an American Library Association accredited library school; be familiar with Library of Congress classification system, MARC Format, Resource Description and Access (RDA) or AACR2, OCLC Connexion and integrated library systems; 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 part time, hourly with four hours every other Sunday, eight hours every other Saturday and four hours during the week. Hourly wage DOE.

Send cover letter and resume via USA mail or email to:
Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation
Susan Eubank
301 North Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91007
Susan.Eubank@arboretum.org


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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301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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