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About The Dawes Arboretum - The Dawes Arboretum is dedicated to increasing the love and knowledge of trees, history and the natural world. Founded in 1929 by Beman and Bertie Dawes, The Arboretum was inspired by the couple’s love of trees and nature. Today we remain dedicated to our mission through providing exceptional educational programs and events as well as maintaining incredible horticulture collections on over 1,800 acres of beautiful grounds. The Arboretum is a treasure of the community and provides one of the most dynamic work environments in Licking County!

(Part-time, Entry Level Position)

The Dawes Arboretum was founded in 1929 by Beman and Bertie Dawes and is dedicated to increasing the love and knowledge of trees, history and nature. The Arboretum has over 1,800 acres which include 12 miles of hiking trails and a four-mile auto tour.

The candidate for this position should have an energetic, outgoing personality to interact with our visitors.

This 18-hour per week position requires someone who can work a flexible, rotating schedule that will include weekends, holidays and possibly some evenings. The successful candidate is responsible for greeting visitors, directing them to various areas, answering and transferring telephone calls, routine inquiries and basic receptionist duties. Able to operate various computer programs to include Word, Excel and Quickbooks. Strong customer service and retail sales background preferred.

Candidates must:
• Must have a current, valid Ohio Driver License and reliable transportation.
• Able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check
• Have a high school diploma or GED

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a cover letter, resume and three references with contact information to: Visitors Center/HR, The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Road SE, Newark, OH 43056, email jeromine@dawesarb.org.

Deadline to apply is December 22, 2014.


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Contact:  Jan Romine  |  740.323.2355 or 800.44.DAWES  |  information@dawesarb.org  |  7770 Jacksontown Rd., SE, Newark, OH 43056