Careers, Internships and Job Openings

Careers, Internships and Job Openings

Employment Opportunities

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Follow the steps below to apply for a position:

  1. Review available job openings from the list below and make your selection.
  2. Submit cover letter and a resumé using this online application form.
  3. We will be in touch as we review resumés. Please refrain from phone calls, as these will not be returned due to volume of calls we receive on a daily basis.

Thank you for your interest in employment at Meijer Gardens!

Full-Time

This position will assist the Executive Chef with the daily operation of the kitchen including food production, menu development, purchasing, inventory, sales and cost controls.  Oversee the activities of staff and monitor overall production and presentation of products in the absence of Executive Chef.  Ensure food sanitation and quality standards are met.  Assist with staff scheduling, training and leadership while reflecting the established standards for quality, productivity, professionalism, and customer service.  Follow and lead by the organization’s Guiding Principles. Work independently as well as with effective direction and support for other staff members, volunteers and vendors.

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This position provides support through food production and distribution of products and services for the Balk Café and on-premise catering operation.  Maintain food sanitation, quality standards and effective communication. Represent Chefs in their absence and reflect the established standards for quality, productivity, professionalism, and customer service. Work independently as well as with effective direction and support for other staff members, volunteers and vendors.  

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The Development Department Administrative Assistant carries out administrative duties related to capital campaigns, sponsorships, and other Development Department tasks and activities. The position is responsible for managing campaign-related donor lists and signage; assisting in sponsor acquisition, renewals, and benefit fulfillment; donor recognition; and general Development Department support. Duties related to the capital campaign will diminish over time. As this occurs, new duties will be assigned.

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Maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs of buildings and outdoor hardscape.

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The Gift Processing Specialist works closely with the Membership & Development team and the Accounting Department. The position is responsible for processing gifts and payments, preparing acknowledgements/receipts/pledge reminders, administering Corporate Partner benefit fulfillment, running various financial reports, updating the Raiser’s Edge database, and managing the hard-copy filing system. 

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This position is primarily responsible for operating and maintain cleaning equipment and tools. Also responsible for washing dishes, china ware, flatware, cutlery, crockery, kitchen vessels, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning and detailing equipment, etc... Maintains the kitchen, dishwashing and back area in an inspection-ready condition in accordance to Standard Operating Procedures.

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Part-Time

This position is a support position for the Balk Café.  Responsible for assisting with sales, food production, floor support and customer service through use of the organization’s Guiding Principles.  Required to work independently as well as with effective direction and support for other staff members, volunteers, and vendors.   

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This position is a support position for the Balk Café. Responsible for assisting with sales, food production, floor support and customer service through use of the organization’s Guiding Principles. Required to work independently as well as with effective direction and support for other staff members, volunteers, and vendors.   

View and download a full job description here.

This position is responsible for setting up, stocking, serving and dismantling catering and, or beverage services for the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Parks’ Food and Beverage Department.  Required to work independently as well as with effective direction and support for other staff members, volunteers, and vendors.

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