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. Or mail to:

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

Open Positions: 

Cafe Cashier
Cafe Catering Cook

Facilities Maintenance Technician

 
 

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 including floors, counter, salad case, trash & recycling receptacles, customer check-out area, and menu boards
  • 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
 

CAFE CATERING COOK

Job Summary:  Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks a part-time café catering cook  who is responsible for ensuring high quality food and customer service for guests.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Prepares food for café menu as directed by café supervisor or chef, paying special attention to food quality, flavor, temperature, date labels, and product
  • Prepares customer orders according to menu or special request, as quickly as possible, without sacrificing food quality
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of the work station
  • Demonstrates focus on outstanding service to the staff and guests of the Conservatory
  • Opens, closes, and operates café according to operational procedures.
Requirements:
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Catering experience
  • Available to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must have a great palate for use in food preparation
  • Ability and confidence to prepare delicious soups, sauces, and baked goods from scratch
  • Ability to follow recipes
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read and execute event orders
  • Excellent customer service and time management skills
 

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Job Summary:  Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks a part-time Facilities Maintenance Technician responsible for event set-up and maintaining a clean, safe, and professional facility.  This position will work the day shift on weekdays and weekends.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for event set-ups and removals. (Tables, chairs, podiums, stage pieces, AV equipment, etc.)
  • Cleans and removes trash from the public and private areas of the Conservatory such as restrooms, tile floors, windows, and carpets.
  • Maintains care of facility maintenance equipment and supplies.
  • Occasionally operates lifts and ladders to ascend building areas for cleaning.
  • Works indoors and outdoors year around in a variety of conditions including, hot and cold temperatures, high humidity and wet weather.
  • Frequently operates and maintains tools and machinery such as: automated floor scrubbers, high speed electrical buffers, steam cleaning machines, and vacuum cleaners.
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be available days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Previous facility maintenance and/or event setup experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to frequently lift, carry or otherwise move materials weighing up to 50 lbs. to accomplish cleaning and event set up and removal.
  • Strong customer service, communication, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to learn how to operate and maintain machinery used to perform various cleaning tasks.