Seasonal Workers

The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky, is looking for seasonal workers for our Horticulture and Native Plant Teams. Duties will consist of caring for and maintaining various woody and herbaceous plants within The Arboretum using sound and sustainable horticulture practices. This includes soil preparation, planting, watering, fertilizing, bed renovation, mulching, propagating, pruning, staking, transplanting, weeding and mowing.

Grounds Workers will work under either the supervision of the Senior Horticulturist or the Native Plants Collection Manager and will work with volunteers, interns and students.

How to Apply:

Interested individuals must apply for these positions on The UK Jobs website.

Native Plants Grounds Position

Horticulture Grounds Position 

Please include a cover letter indicating your interest in working at The Arboretum and your resume with your application. These items are listed as optional in the application posting.

Kentucky Children's Garden Education Assistant Internship

The Kentucky Children's is now hiring educational assistants for the 2021 Season. We are looking for outgoing individuals who love working with children and the environment. Click here to be directed to the position for more details and to apply. Note, you MUST be a current UK Student to apply.