Gardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol CymruNational Botanic Garden of WalesNational Botanic Garden of Wales

Work with us

All types of job opportunities currently available at the National Botanic Garden of Wales will be listed here. For details of each post, look at the attachments below.

Administration and Outreach Officer

You will be an important member of the Paradise Regained Project Management Team with specific responsibility for co-ordinating and managing volunteers and ensuring the participation outcomes of the project are successful and fully met. Your role will include acting as a focus for project communication, gathering and recording data, co-ordinating information, and organising meetings.

Maintenance Operative, Permanent (part-time 56% fte)

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to contribute as an important member of a lively and highly motivated team. You are most likely already to have an excellent track record providing detailed maintenance duties on external hard landscape and assisting as a Mechanical Engineer when required.

Horticulturist (Parental Leave Cover)

Horticulturist (Propagator)

Already a capable and qualified horticulturist, you will display a keen interest in horticulture. You will also be well organised and capable of working to a high level of individual responsibility with minimal supervision.

Apprenticeship in Botanical Horticulture

There are two vacancies starting in September 2017:

The National Garden Scheme Apprenticeship in Botanical Horticulture

The Patrick Daniell Apprenticeship in Botanical Horticulture

This is an opportunity to achieve a qualification and skills in horticulture, while gaining practical experience alongside other horticulturists in a national botanic garden. Working to promote the development of this young Garden, you will be helping it achieve world-class standards while developing your own career.

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Molecular Ecology

Applications are invited for a 22 month fixed-term, full-time position (to start May 2017) funded through a NERC responsive mode grant entitled “Using molecular genetics to understand grass species pollen deposition: enhancing bio-aerosol models and implications for human health”. The successful applicant will play a leading role in a collaborative and multidisciplinary team working at the interface between the molecular genetic analysis of aerial pollen composition, aerobiological modelling and human health.

Catering Assistants 

Catering Assistants are part of the catering team at the Garden working in one of three catering outlets. These outlets are the Seasons Restaurant in the Stable block, the Mediterranean Cafe in the Great Glasshouse and the Gatehouse Coffee Shop at the main entrance. For more job details, contact Cellan Williams on 01558 667147 or email

New Trustees 

The Board of Trustees currently has vacancies and would welcome expressions of interest to join the Board.

Volunteer vacancies