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

Plan and implement a minimum of 19 member experiences per year including Society and General Member exhibition openings, member holiday parties, an annual dinner, and annual Celebrate Grandparents event; research and suggest new or reimagined event formats/benefits; input membership-related data, track and record budget expenditures.

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Part-Time

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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 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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 Position is responsible for making sure Meijer Gardens facilities are in outstanding condition each day and night as relates to cleaning and arrangement per building layouts and event diagrams.

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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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Oversee all Gift Shop operations on weekends, evenings, holidays, and special events as directed by the Gift Shop Manager/Buyer and assist on other shifts as needed.

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Seasonal and Internships

Under direction of the horticulture staff, the seasonal turf maintenance crew will work with a team of volunteers and staff to maintain display gardens, greenhouses, and conservatories, with a focus on irrigation and turf at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. This position begins in April and continues through the end of August.

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Application Form

PDF files are recommended.