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Position: Front Office
Organization: Horticulture Centre of the Pacific
Location: Victoria BC

The Gardens at HCP is a public garden for learning in Saanich, BC. The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) is a not-for-profit society focused on the provision of horticulture education and the development and maintenance of 103 acres of educational gardens and conservation lands. We are currently hiring for a Weekend Front Office position.

If you are a friendly, organized, multi-tasking team player, we want to meet you! This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys people and plants.

General duties include:

  • Greet visitors and process garden admissions, plant sales and gift shop purchases
  • Process membership purchases and workshop registrations
  • Ensure brochures and other printed materials are well-stocked
  • Answer phone and email inquiries or relay to appropriate departments
  • Assist other departments as needed, generally with administrative tasks or preparing workshop spaces

The ideal candidate:

  • Has customer service and retail experience
  • Is comfortable working with Microsoft Office suite and Google suite
  • Is available Thursday-Sunday, and stat holidays between 8:30am-4:30pm.(30-32 hours/week)

Plant/gardening knowledge and experience with not-for-profit organizations are definite assets. This new member of the HCP team will be a keyholder, covering the front office on Thursday-Sunday, and stat holidays. The successful candidate will report to the General Manager.

Details: Start date and training to begin as soon as possible. Wage is $15.50/hour.


To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to General Manager Deborah Donahue at . The position will remain open until the right person finds us! We sincerely thank all applicants, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 14 2021    ID: 61337