Job Details

Brookside Gardens Butterfly Exhibit Assistant Manager - Seasonal


Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC






Silver Spring, Maryland, United States


Government, Hospitality and Tourism, Natural Science




The Montgomery County Department of Parks, Horticulture, Forestry and Environmental Education Division, is currently seeking Seasonal/Intermittent applicants to fill a position in Brookside Gardens.
Brookside Gardens Butterfly Exhibit Assistant Manager ($12.50/hour) (March10-October 19, 2019)
Works as part of a team to manage and operate an educational live caterpillar and butterfly exhibit. Duties include training, supervising and managing many adult and student volunteers; proper handling and management of butterflies, plants and related materials; customer service and educational interpretation for groups and individuals.  Work environment is inside a greenhouse and outdoors with exposure to heat, humidity, disinfectants and animal waste.

Qualifications:  Strong communication and customer service skills with a general knowledge of animal and plant care. Must be reliable and able to work on weekends in a fast-paced, team-based setting. Occasional evening work may be required.
Contract period is March 10- October 19, 2019, up to 37.5 hours per week including weekends and holidays.

Supplemental Information

This position does not qualify for benefits.
A complete background investigation will be completed before hire.