Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

All employees of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens participate in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). Full time, regular status employees are provided a generous benefit package. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for a position listed below, please forward a cover letter and resume to hr@fpconservatory.org with the position title in the subject line. Or mail to:

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Attention: Human Resources Department
1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203
 

Open Positions:

Café Cashier
Facility Maintenance Technician
Marketing Coordinator - Social Media
 

CAFE CASHIER

Job Summary: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks a part-time Cashier for the Garden Café. This person will be responsible for ensuring high quality food and customer service for café customers.

Responsibilities:
  • Greets customers, takes orders, and operates register/point of sale system
  • Opens, closes, and operates café according to operational procedures
  • Responsible for all cash handling procedures, including cash register operation, end of the day reports, credit card settlement, and café cash deposits
  • Prepares customer orders according to menu or special request, as quickly as possible, without sacrificing food quality
  • Demonstrates focus on outstanding customer service to the staff and guests of the Conservatory
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the front of the house before, during, and after operating hours
  • Stock all beverages, snacks, dishes, and supplies throughout the day and at the end of each shift for the following day using proper rotation methods
Requirements:
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Experience in customer service within a restaurant or café environment
  • Proficient in cash procedures, register equipment and food preparation equipment
  • Available to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent customer service skills in serving customers in a friendly and professional demeanor
  • Knowledge of cash procedures and Point of Sale operations
  • Must have great communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to stand/walk for several hours at a time
  • Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects weighing up to 50 pounds when receiving and storing food products and equipment
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to hr@fpconservatory.org.


 

FACILITY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Job Summary: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks a full-time Facility Maintenance Technician to provide a clean, safe and professional environment. Supports organizational goals, mission and values with strong emphasis on customer service.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Cleans and removes trash from the public and private areas of the Conservatory
  • Maintains care of facility maintenance equipment and supplies
  • Responsible for all event set-ups and removals
  • Inventories custodial supplies and maintains appropriate levels
  • Follow state and federal laws that address the safe use of equipment and the application, storage and disposal of chemical products
  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves materials weighing up to 50 lbs. to accomplish cleaning and event set up and removal
  • Works indoors and outdoors year around in a variety of conditions
  • Frequently operates and maintains tools and machinery such as: automated floor scrubbers, high speed electrical buffers, steam cleaning machines, vacuum cleaners.
  • Demonstrates focus on serving the visitors and guests of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Requirements:
  • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Previous facility maintenance experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to transport maintenance equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to learn how to operate and maintain machinery used to perform various cleaning tasks
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to hr@fpconservatory.org.



MARKETING COORDINATOR – SOCIAL MEDIA

Job Summary: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks a full-time Marketing Coordinator to focus on the growth and development of social media for the Conservatory. They will collaborate with marketing department colleagues and other Conservatory staff to disseminate internal and external communications. They will represent the Conservatory in written and verbal communication, maintain brand standards across the institution, and expand public awareness of the Conservatory’s exhibitions, programs, events, and mission-based activities through marketing channels.

Responsibilities:
  • Implement social media strategy and tactics developed by Marketing Department
  • Track and report social media results
  • Monitor multiple public channels for mentions of the Conservatory
  • Attend Conservatory events and document/promote through photography and social media
  • Draft press releases and media alerts as requested
  • Track and report marketing and PR results; maintain media files
  • Assist with mailings and distribution of promotional materials
  • Maintain contact lists and files
  • Assist with proofreading and editing of marketing materials
  • Represent the Conservatory at community events; assist with outreach presence
  • Assist with media/photo requests and media visits as requested
  • Represent Marketing Department on internal and external committees as requested
  • Assist with distributing promotional materials throughout the region
  • Support the Conservatory’s brand and brand standards across the institution
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in public relations and/or marketing, preferably in a nonprofit or cultural setting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, familiarity with Adobe CS software and web content management systems
  • Basic print design skills; familiarity with Creative Suite
  • Knowledge and experience with managing multiple social media channels
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet multiple deadlines
  • Competency with Microsoft Office,
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and balance several tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Flexibility to change work schedule according to business needs
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external contacts
  • Self-starter and results-oriented
To Apply: Email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to hr@fpconservatory.org.