Come and grow at the Garden! 

Use your skills in a beautiful environment that encourages growth and learning as well as excellence.  Our employees are engaged in a variety of duties related to the Garden’s mission, working in departments such as research, plant conservation, education, horticulture, development, administration, retail operations or visitor services. 


Our generous benefit package is available to employees working 20 hour or more per week, and includes medical, dental, vision and other ancillary benefits.  Our retirement plan includes match up to 3.5% .  We also provide excellent time-off benefits and much more.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Opportunities

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Contact SBBG Human Resources

Resumes or CVs must be accompanied by the Garden’s Employment Application. Applications may be submitted via email to [email protected].

Email: Human Resources
Questions: call (805) 682-4726 ext. 108

Download SBBG Employment Application


The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California's native plants through
our gardens, research and education, and serves as a role model of sustainable practices.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Our Tax ID number is 95-1644628.