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Seasonal Job Opportunities

Longwood employs seasonal employees in all areas of the Gardens. Hours vary by position. All seasonal employees receive free access to the Gardens, a discount at the GardenShop, and a discount at the Terrace Restaurant cafeteria when working. Longwood Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity, equality, and inclusion strengthen our institution.

Longwood Gardens
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 501
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Fax (610) 388-5495 or E-mail jobs@longwoodgardens.org

Guest Services Associate

Security Officer

Guest Services Associate 

Longwood Gardens has several openings for seasonal Guest Services Associates, for our Fall/Winter season running from October through early January. Individuals will be responsible for providing guest service and guest engagement for a variety of year-round and seasonal garden services, exhibits, shows, concerts, programs, tours, talks and events. Responsibilities include driving our garden shuttle vehicle, monitoring assigned areas, operating our fire-pits and garden railway, presenting our automated organ and piano demonstrations, and other special duties as assigned. We are looking for candidates who have exceptional customer service, communication, problem solving and organizational skills. Candidates must be willing to work in all weather conditions, with long periods of walking and standing. Longwood Gardens is open 365 days a year. The work schedule varies and requires working a minimum of three shifts per week including weekends, days, evenings and holidays during the seasonal employment period.

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Security Officer

Longwood Gardens has several openings for seasonal Public Safety Officers. Individuals will be responsible for patrolling the grounds, greeting and assisting guests, responding to emergencies and other duties as assigned. We are looking for candidates who have exceptional customer service, communication and hospitality skills. Candidates must be willing to work in all weather conditions, with long periods of walking and standing. Longwood Gardens is open 365 days a year. The work schedule varies and requires working a minimum of three shifts per week including weekends, days, evenings and holidays during the seasonal employment period.
Minimum qualifications include a High School diploma/GED minimum and a valid driver’s license; proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is preferred.

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Employment at Longwood Gardens