Work at Maymont
We are always looking for talented professionals to join our organization. Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.
This part-time position cares for variety of animals primarily at the Farm and for other animals in the collection. Maintains the health and appearance of animals, maintains exhibits and support areas, provides great guest experiences including participating in public programs on animal care / management / natural history. Applicant must be available to work weekends and holidays. Shifts are from 7:30am to 12pm or 8am to 4pm. Hours average from 9 to 15 hours a week. Applicant must be able to lift 50 pounds. Experience working with animals is preferred.
Manager of Horticulture
The Manager of Horticulture manages the daily operation of Maymont’s Horticulture staff, VCU Work-Study Gardener, Summer Interns and Garden Volunteers. He/she is responsible for maintaining the various gardens and shrub plantings at Maymont. Works with staff on educational tours throughout the year. Works closely with various staff areas on projects pertaining to the grounds and gardens, fundraising projects and special events. Manages the Integrated Pest Management program at Maymont.
Required Qualifications: A combination of education, preferred with an Associate’s degree or higher, and a minimum of 3 years of related experience. Must have good interpersonal skills. Computer proficiency. Must have, or be able to qualify for with 6 months, a Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commercial Pesticide license. Must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to pass criminal background check.
This position is salaried with Health, Dental, Life and Disability insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, PTO benefits.
Birthday Party Assistant
Responsibilities for this part-time position include set-up the party room before each birthday party; greet birthday child and family in the Farm parking lot with a cart to for their items; escort the birthday child and family to their party room; welcome and direct arriving guests to the correct party room; clean party room after all guests have departed; re-set the party room for next event; and restock party supplies.
Required Qualifications: Must be friendly and courteous, enjoy families and facilitating special occasions; able to lift boxes and furniture up to 25 lbs.; ability to work with public, staff and volunteer; ability to pass CPR and First Aid training; must pass background check.
Guest Services Assistant
This part-time position provides excellent customer service to guests at the Robins Nature and Visitor Center. Guest Services staff stays informed of all Maymont exhibits, events and programs; engages and responds to guest inquiries; processes admission fees, shop and café sales; interacts with guest of all ages including school groups. Primarily weekends 9am-5pm, some weekdays as schedule allows.
Required Qualifications: Must have retail or customer service experience, computer experience and be able to pass pre-employment background check.