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, please click on the post titles below.

Visitor Services and Retail Assistant

This is a part-time role covering with other members of the team on a 3 days out of 7 basis, with the possibility of increasing in the busier periods. The salary meets National Living Wage. The role will commence February 2018.

Head of Trading and Admissions

To support the strategy for growth the Garden is seeking to appoint a Head of Admission, Retail and Commercial with the appropriate qualifications and experience, combined with a proven performance record, to work with the Director and the Senior Management Team to drive the business forward. You will be a highly motivated individual with a proven track record in a similar role with customer facing experience.

Finance Officer

We are looking appoint a Finance Officer to replace a long-serving staff member who is moving to another role at the Garden. Applicants are most likely to already be partially or fully qualified as an AAT with excellent IT and keyboard skills, specifically a good working knowledge of excel spreadsheets, Sage accounting software as well as proven time-management and organisational capability.

Grounds Maintenance Operative

This is a Fixed term position starting from the soonest date which can be arranged and ending 30 September 2018.  Hours of work are 37.5 per week, typical working hours are from 8am to 4pm. Weekend work is expected on a rota basis. The salary is up to 15,871.10 p.a. (pro rata) dependant on experience.

Science Industrial Placement 2018-19

There are two placements available for students registered at a UK University. In addition to the science training and a bursary of £3,000 for the year, you will be provided with free accommodation (including utility bills) in a student house on the edge of our nature reserve. The placement is expected to start July/August and last for 12 months.

Student Placement in Rainforest Restoration Ecology

This is an opportunity for a 12 month placement to support our rainforest restoration research working with the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Danau Girang Field Centre and KOPEL. The successful student will spend six months at the National Botanic Garden of Wales in Wales and six months in Sabah, Borneo.

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

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