The Butchart Gardens is beginning their seasonal process of recruiting and hiring for the 2018 season. They are having a Job Fair on February 20th at The Gardens from 6 until 8 pm in The Coffee Shop. Applications are available online. Butchart Gardens Application We generally hire for five departments each summer season:
Food Services: The Gardens has several restaurants which require waitstaff, cashiers, buspersons, and counter-service persons. We also have two kitchen facilities which produce a la carte, pastry and industrial production.
Visitor Services: Primarily an outdoor position, responsibilities include pedestrian and vehicle traffic control, grounds maintenance, collecting admissions, and all other services provided for our international and local visitors.
Custodial Services: These positions require work both indoors and outdoors. Responsibilities include maintenance of administrative buildings, visitor and staff washroom facilities, and garbage collection.
Seed & Gift Store: These positions require work both behind-the-scenes and with our visitors. Responsibilities include extensive merchandise knowledge, cash transactions in numerous currencies, unpacking, stocking and reconciling paperwork.
Gardening: Primarily outdoor positions, or work in our Plant Identification Centre. Most positions require eight hour shifts of heavy to moderate labour and require good public relations skills.
These are seasonal positions providing 25-40 hours of work per week. Shifts will vary and weekend and evening work is required.