Gardens Program Manager, Alcatraz & Black Point (Full-time position with Benefits)

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco, California
Deadline May 03, 2019
Job Type Paid permanent

Are you passionate about working in gardens, building community and restoring historic spaces?

We are looking for an individual who is excited about engaging the local community in the transformation, rehabilitation and maintenance of two historic gardens in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Alcatraz Gardens and Black Point Historic Gardens:
The Alcatraz Gardens Program engages a vibrant community of stewards in the preservation and maintenance of the historic gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents, and to interpret their significance to visitors. Organic practices are used to maintain the gardens to a high standard. The Black Point historic gardens, located within Fort Mason, will begin a new program, modeled after the success of the Alcatraz Gardens Program. The Black Point gardens were developed in the 1850s by early San Francisco residents. Currently, the gardens are in a state of neglect and are being revived to open to the public.

Position Overview:
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy seek a Gardens Program Manager at Alcatraz Island and Black Point, Fort Mason. Working together with Gardens Supervisor, volunteers and interns, this position cares for the gardens and implements a volunteer program that introduces and engages the local community to horticulture and stewardship.

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We will review all applications received by Friday, May 3, 2019.


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