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Careers

Careers at RBG

Join a fantastic team at RBG working together to bring people, plants and nature together.

To achieve our mandate requires a diverse range of skills and experience. We hire people who are passionate about what they do and who are looking for an opportunity to contribute that is not limited by a job description.

Benefits of an RBG work experience:

  • Learn from experienced professionals
  • Earn co-op hours
  • Uniforms provided for many positions
  • RBG membership
  • Discounts to Ontario attractions

Apply for Current Opportunities

All current opportunities are listed through our online portal

For best results use Google Chrome or Firefox when applying on-line. If you have any difficulties try a different browser or apply at another time.

Types of Opportunities at RBG

Careers

Join RBG’s team! Qualified applicants please apply online at the link below. Please submit cover letter and resume together as one document with your name in document name.

Includes full time, part time, and contract roles. See current opportunities for more information.

Student Jobs

Typical Summer Student Opportunities: Gardening, Special Events, Wedding Coordination, Camp Counsellor, Kiosk Attendant, Program Interpreter, Development, Natural Lands (Aquatic Ecology, Terrestrial Ecology)

Exact requirements vary year to year. Opportunities will be posted beginning in December. Check periodically for updates.

Internships

Typical Intern Opportunities: Field Botany, Species at Risk, Aquatic Ecology, Terrestrial Ecology, Herbarium, Horticulture, and Education Interpretation Programming.

Exact requirements vary year to year. Opportunities will be posted beginning in December. Check periodically for updates.

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  • Staff Performing Science Show For Crowd
  • Staff Gardening With Children
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Accessibility

RBG is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Eligibility

  • Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Offers of employment will be conditional upon
    • Submission of a satisfactory police check dated within 3 months of the anticipated start date, for all positions.
    • A Vulnerable Sector Screening is required for certain positions that interact with vulnerable persons
    • A satisfactory driving record for applicable positions

Application process

We require that all applications from external candidates:

  • Are submitted on-line only
  • Include one attachment in the form of a PDF document including cover letter and resume using naming convention of first and last name and title of position applying for
    • e.g. Jane Smith Garden Interpreter.pdf
  • For best results use Google Chrome or Firefox when applying on-line. If you have any difficulties try a different browser or apply at another time.

Screening Process

  • We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Some positions may require testing.
  • Candidates should be prepared to provide up to two employment or volunteer references if requested.

Volunteer

Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do at the Gardens. RBG volunteers come from all walks of life and include occasional, corporate, youth and dedicated volunteers.

RBG is always looking for volunteers interested in making a difference in their community and in the natural world.