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Seasonal Tram Drivers and Tram Drivers
Category: Horticulture

The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, NY

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013

The New York Botanical Garden, a National Historic Landmark and one of NYC’s premier cultural institutions, seeks candidates to join their Visitor Services Department as Seasonal Tram Drivers and Tram Drivers. The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. It is the largest in any city in the United States spanning 250 acres of landscape, 50 curated display gardens, and array of programs, exhibitions, and activities. The Garden also houses the most important botanical and horticultural library in the world.


Summary of Responsibilities:

This is a seasonal position.

Seasonal Tram Drivers operate Tram vehicles in a safe and professional manner as outlined in the Tram Driver Training Manual with emphasis on customer service and vehicular safety. The Seasonal Tram Drivers provide narration for the tour of the Garden grounds, collections, and exhibits, when necessary.

Maintenance of vehicle including fueling and cleaning.

Safely transport passengers through the Garden grounds while providing narrative explanation.

Observance of all institutional and departmental policies and protocols.

Conduct all transactions in accordance with policies and procedures set forth by the Visitor Services Department.

Other duties as needed.



Must have a valid driver’s license.

Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions and to be outdoors.

Must have excellent communication skills.

Must be available to work weekends and weekdays.

Previous customer service experience desired.


Rate of pay is $12/hr.


To Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter describing their interest in the position and a resume to HR2@NYBG.ORG (please use MS Word format) or visit our website at WWW.NYBG.ORG and click on About, then Employment. Please indicate Seasonal Tram Driver on all submitted documents.


The New York Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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