The Botanic Garden thrives on the many skills its staff has to offer – from front-of-house, people-facing talents to accountancy skills to expert horticulture and plant knowledge skills, and education.
New vacancies are posted on this page and advertised on the University Job Opportunities webpages.
Please see our Volunteering at the Garden page for opportunites when they are avaiable.
We are committed to offering high-quality horticultural training and each year enrol candidates to the Cambridge Certificate in Practical Horticulture and Plantsmanship. Many graduates of this demanding scheme have gone on to occupy prestigious positions in the horticultural industry and in gardens and botanic gardens world-wide. Applications are now open for September 2023. See below for more details about the scheme and the application process.
In addition, secondary schools and village colleges may put forward candidates for a limited number of work placement opportunities through Connexions. These are intended for young adults in full-time education who are considering a career in horticulture.
The Botanic Garden is committed to complying with both the letter and spirit of the law with regard to diversity and employment legislation, as detailed by the University’s Human Resources Division.