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Senior Horticulturist

The National Botanic Garden of Wales has an opportunity for an experienced horticulturist to join our skilled and committed team.

The Senior Horticulturist will be tasked with maintaining and developing the plant collections in a series of garden areas, including the Broadwalk and Japanese Garden. The successful applicant will have a good knowledge of herbaceous perennials, the experience of working in public gardens and a passion for the Botanic Garden’s mission.

This is a permanent position starting from the soonest date that can be arranged.

Hours of work are 37.5 per week, typically working from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm. Weekend work is expected on a rota basis.

How to apply

Applications consisting of a current CV and cover letter, clearly explaining how you meet the essential criteria and what benefits you could bring to NBG Wales, together with the full contact details of two referees, should be sent to Will Ritchie – will.ritchie@gardenofwales.org.uk. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 8 October. 


Visitor Services Team

We are looking for new staff to join our welcoming Visitor Services Team here at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

The ideal candidate would be friendly, approachable and an effective communicator in the mediums of Welsh and English. A proven track record of experience in customer services, retail or hospitality would also be expected.

The role consists of welcoming visitors to the Botanic Garden, facilitating membership sales and entry, liaising with tour groups and assisting with the administration of the Visitor Services Team to ensure a warm welcome and to provide the best possible visitor experience from arrival to departure.

Some weekend working would be expected, hours and shift patterns can be flexible.

For more information, please send a CV and covering letter to: Morgan.ward@gardenofwales.org.uk


Catering Assistant

One of the top Hospitality teams in Wales is on the lookout for enthusiastic and hardworking individuals to join their team. This is an opportunity to work in one of the most interesting attractions in Wales.

Must be outgoing, with great customer service skills that can bring a smile to our visitors.

The ideal candidate would –

  • be happy to work within a team and also able to use their own initiative.
  • have a positive polite manner to all staff and visitors.
  • be flexible with shifts, and able to work weekends.
  • have a can-do attitude!

Seasonal positions are also available.

If you are interested or would like to know more, please forward an up-to-date CV to rhian.ditch@gardenofwales.org.uk