Work for one of the top botanical gardens in North America. The UC Botanical Garden is a non-profit research garden and museum for the University of California at Berkeley, having a notably diverse plant collection including many rare and endangered plants. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year-round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from around the world, cultivated by region in naturalistic landscapes over its 34 acres.

The UC Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Staff Positions

On-Call Event Assistant  – Rental Monitor

The Garden’s rental team is seeking Rental Monitors to help manage day-of events. We host a variety of events such as weddings, meetings, and receptions. Rental Monitors are primarily responsive to client’s needs on behalf of the venue throughout the event, while ensuring the protection of the collection and venues. Responsibilities include coordinating vendor arrivals, managing the rental venue, setting up tables and chairs, managing parking, and preparing the venues for guest arrivals. Good candidates must be comfortable with physical labor and possess the ability to multitask and prioritize quickly, proactively anticipating client needs on behalf of the venue, and provide excellent customer service. Training provided. Prior event experience desired, but not required.

The high rental season is from April-October, with occasional work during the winter, up to usually 17 hours/week. For interest, please email your resume and/or inquiries to dcarco@berkeley.edu or apply directly on the UCB employment website here.


UC Berkeley Student positions

Please email meganpeterson@berkeley.edu for information.