Join the team at California's Native Garden.

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is the largest botanic garden dedicated exclusively to California's native plants, grounds itself with a philosophy of biodiversity and the importance of bringing real-world conservation applications to the public through horticultural education, scientific research and sales of native plants. The Garden hosts fun, recreational events open to the public year round.


Full-time, Hourly

position overview

Posted on April 17, 2018

The Maintenance Worker performs maintenance and repair activities on mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and equipment and performs tasks including painting, and maintenance of pathways. Strong focus on maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing facility equipment on all systems.

For inquiries or to send your cover letter and resume, contact Adeline Ojeda, aojeda@rsabg.org or call 909-625-8767, ext. 226.

field botany technician (invasive plants)

Full-time, Hourly (1 year)

position overview

Posted on May 16, 2018

In collaboration with the Angeles National Forest, work in a team to assist the Field Crew Lead and Director of Conservation Programs with invasive plant management on the Angeles National Forest. Duties include hand removal of invasive plant species, herbicide application, rugged backcountry hiking, and some GPS mapping of plant populations. Must approach all tasks with respect for natural, cultural and fiscal resources, co-workers, volunteers, partner agencies, and organizations. This is a full time temporary position (40 hours a week for 1 year, with possibility of extension, starting in July or as soon as positions are filled). Learn More.



Full-time, Hourly
(Seasonal Position)

position overview

Posted on May 27, 2018

Assist the Director of Conservation Programs, Seeds of Success Coordinator, and the SeedConservation Program Manager in execution of field research and seed collecting activities for RanchoSanta Ana Botanic Garden’s California Plant Rescue (CaPR) program and the Bureau of LandManagement’s (BLM) Seeds of Success Program (SOS). CaPR is a collaborative project to secure thefuture of California’s native flora by collecting seeds of California native plant species for long termpreservation in secure regional seed banks (ex-situ conservation) and SOS is a program coordinated bythe BLM to support seed collections from native plant populations to conserve and develop native plantmaterials for stabilizing, rehabilitating and restoring lands in the United States. Duties include assistingin thefield to scout populations, collect seed, conduct surveys, collect and process plant specimens,plant identification, data collection, preparation of field forms and reports, data entry and labeling of fieldcollections, seed processing, seed testing, and preparation of seeds for storage.




position overview

Posted on June 1, 2018

The intern will acquire proficiency in diverse skills involved in installing and maintaining garden areas including: maintenance of cultivated areas, upkeep of garden paths, restoration /renovation of existing garden beds, plant record-keeping and labeling, maintenance of other outdoor facility areas such as the main entrance, parking areas, approaches to buildings, etc.Specific activities include raking, mulching, planting and transplanting, watering, weeding,pruning, answering visitors’ questions, plant record inventory, shoveling of soil, gravel, mulch,etc., and clearing herbaceous and woody material.



Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden acknowledges that equal opportunity for all persons is a fundamental human value. Each employee will be considered on the basis of individual ability and merit, without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sex, or marital status.

For more information about employment at RSABG please contact Human Resources at (909) 625-8767 ext. 226



(909) 625-8767, ext. 226