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Part-Time Job Opportunities
Part-time employees work a variety of hours, which may include evenings, weekends and holidays. All part-time employees receive free access to the Gardens, additional complimentary Gardens passes, a discount at the Gardens Shop, and a discount in the Terrace Restaurant cafeteria while working. EOE.
For any part-time position, please mail your resume to:
Longwood Gardens, Inc.
P.O. Box 501
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Fax: 610.388.5495 or
Longwood Gardens has openings for Part Time custodians. Individuals in this position will perform various duties to ensure the cleanliness and excellent physical appearance of both the buildings and grounds. Selected applicants will also work with various departments to assist in the setup of functions and events. We are looking for candidates who have exceptional customer service, communication and hospitality skills. Work schedules will vary but may include weekends, evenings and holidays. Please send your resume or letter of interest to the address listed above.
Guest Services Representatives
Longwood Gardens has openings for Part Time Guest Admissions Representatives. Individuals will be responsible for selling daily admission tickets, memberships, and special event tickets along with greeting and communicating pertinent Longwood information to our guests regarding current displays, exhibit, shows and events. We are looking for candidates who have exceptional customer service, communication and hospitality skills. Candidates must have experience with Microsoft Applications, as well as Point of Sale systems. Candidates should have excellent phone etiquette and be willing to work in a call center environment. Job requires the ability to work standing or sitting for long periods time, and the ability to work in all different weather environments at multiple different onsite ticketing venues. Longwood Gardens is open 365 days a year. The work schedule include weekends, days, evenings and holidays. Please send your resume or letter of interest to the address listed above.
Part-Time Laboratory and IPM Technician
Longwood Gardens has an opening for a part-time Laboratory and IPM technician working in the Horticulture Department. This individual will be responsible for performing tasks critical to the daily operations of a plant tissue culture laboratory and IPM (Integrated Pest Management) practices. Such tasks include, but are not limited to: making plant tissue culture media, various plant tissue culture and in vitro seed sowing techniques, re-planting established cultures, managing the laboratory use schedule, ordering supplies, and various tasks related to the daily activities of lab with diverse activities and multiple users. This individual will also spend part of their time scouting growing and display areas for insect and pest problems and report results on a daily basis.
We are looking for candidates with a minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent and experience in plant tissue culture and/or integrated pest management is preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft word, excel, and internet based software is a must. The candidate must also have a valid driver’s license and will be to operate an electric cart and be willing to work with staff at various levels including interns and students. Please mail your resume with salary requirements to the address above.
Longwood Gardens has an opening for a part-time, temporary position with the Horticulture Department. This individual will be working closely with a Research Specialist to collect and process plant material for scientific research. Ability to work outside, in the field, in southeastern Pennsylvania including during inclement weather is essential, as is attention to detail, an understanding of laboratory etiquette, and an interest in plant science.
Please mail your resume with salary requirements to the address above.
Public Safety & Security Administrative Assistant / Central Station Operator
Longwood Gardens is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant/Central Station Operator to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Public Safety and Security Division within our Guest Services Department. This individual will use administrative skills to handle: guest communications (internal and external); correspondence and presentation preparation; provide clerical support on projects; and other general clerical duties. Additionally this individual will be responsible all Central Station operations which include but is not limited to alarm monitoring, dispatching, system changes, CCTV operations and emergency operations.
The ideal candidate will possess an Associates’ degree in Administration, or a related field and have a minimum of three years’ of relevant experience. Baseline knowledge and skills for the position include, but are not limited to: excellent interpersonal and communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; strong planning and organizational skills. Preferred candidates will have experience working in a safety and security environment. Please mail your resume with salary requirements to the address above.
Longwood Gardens has an opening for a part time or contractual Facilities Technician. This individual will be responsible for performing semi-skilled work in the maintenance of our tenant home properties. Responsibilities will include troubleshooting minor maintenance problems involving electrical, structural, plumbing and equipment repair or replacement. In addition this individual will be responsible for performing preventative building maintenance duties to the home. We are looking for someone who has experience working in a hands-on capacity in various trades related to residential grade building maintenance and repair. The individual in this position must have good communication skills and have the ability to work independently. A valid driver’s license is required. Please mail your resume with salary requirements to the address above.