Colorado Nonprofit Association

Safety & Security Guard

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 Safety and Security Guard in our Operations Department! Read below to see if the requirements might be a good fit for you:

Position Summary

This position maintains a safe and secure environment for customers and employees of Denver Botanic Gardens by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel.

This position also monitors Denver Botanic Gardens property and facilities to ensure the safety and security of all people and property associated with the Gardens. This is accomplished by CCTV observation and making periodic patrols to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment. 

Although we anticipate being able to establish a routine schedule, the position does require occasional ability to flex shifts for days, evenings, weekends, holidays, and/or overnight shifts as needed.  Though efforts will be made, weekly days off may or may not always be back-to-back.


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.