Colorado Nonprofit Association

Manager of Arboriculture and Natural Areas

About Denver Botanic Gardens: Green inside and out, Denver Botanic Gardens was founded in 1951 and is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, The Gardens has a robust living plant collection, natural history collection and art collection along with temporary art exhibitions. The Gardens is a dynamic, 24-acre urban oasis in the heart of the city, offering unforgettable opportunities to flourish with unique garden experiences for the whole family – as well as world-class exhibitions, education, and plant conservation research programs. 

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Denver Botanic Gardens is currently seeking a Full Time Manager of Arboriculture and Natural Areas at our Chatfield Farms location! Read below to see if the requirements might be a good fit for you:

Position Summary

This position manages defined natural areas (wetlands, riparian and grasslands) and all tree care at Chatfield Farms. Leads on-site restoration efforts and cooperates with Research Department and third-party contracts for restoration research. This position manages and motivates a team of people.


General Duties and Responsibilities

Position Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities



Up to 10% travel required. Requires the ability to travel to remote locations (or other Garden locations) where environment may vary significantly.