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Director of Horticulture Operations
Category: Horticulture

Dallas Arboretum
Dallas, Texas

Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013

Director of Horticulture Operations  

Under the direction of the VP of Gardens, the Director of Horticulture Operations is responsible for the daily operations of display implementation and maintenance within the garden;  maintains accountability in capital and budgetary compliance, and effectively monitors staffing (30+ staff) and work production schedules. 



  • Experience in production scheduling and working within a departmental budget.
  • Ability to direct and motivate a diverse horticultural workforce/structure for successful operations.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff (volunteer and paid) at all levels.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks through effective organizational, time-management, decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Four+ years experience at the management level in a responsible horticultural entity, i.e. garden, greenhouse production, landscape company, etc. plus four years supervisory and scheduling experience of a large crew.
  • Four year degree in horticulture, landscape architecture or relevant field;  Post graduate degree in relevant field desirable. 


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