Seasonal Worker - Emergent Tower - Canopy Walk Monitor

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Seasonal Worker - Emergent Tower - Canopy Walk Monitor



Holden Forests and Gardens is looking to fill multiple Emergent Tower/Canopy Walk Monitor seasonal positions.  The Emergent Tower / Canopy Walk Monitor will assist in monitoring the operations of the Emergent Tower and Canopy Walk.   This position requires a flexible schedule which may include early mornings and / or evening.  Weekend work will be required.


§  Manager, Guest Relations

§  Assistant Manager

§  Guest Relations Representative(s)

§  Works with Volunteers

Work Location

§  The Holden Arboretum – Kirtland, Ohio – less than 30 miles east of Cleveland.

§  Encompassing more than 3,600 acres of cultivated gardens, woody plant collections and natural forested areas

§  Holden Forests & Gardens is 12th largest public garden in the U.S. It is comprised of two campuses, Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden.


§  Receives guests at structures, providing prompt and courteous service.

§  Ensure proper admittance policies are being followed by guests and staff.

§  Ensure safety practices are being followed by guests and staff.

§  Ensure cleanliness of structures, which will include weather-related debris and trash removal.


§  Strong customer service skills and experience working with the general public.

§  Excellent verbal communication skills.

§  Ability to work within a team, as well as independently.

§  Ability to effectively solve small to complex problems.


§  Ability to understand basic instructions using the English language

§  Acceptable driving record (3 points or less)

§  Must pass a criminal background check and substance screening

Physical Demands

Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

§  Ability to be on either structure for extended periods of time

Emergent Tower – 120’ high, 200 stairs
Canopy Walk – 65’ high
§  Stand and/or sit for extended periods of time

§  Effective vision and hearing

§  Hand and arm dexterity

§  Walk and work on wet, uneven, slippery terrain

§  Regular lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs

§  Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing, and reaching

Work Environment

§  Perform required tasks in all weather conditions

§  Ability to a flexible schedule

§  March through November (until end of November, weather permitting)

§  Seven days per week operation

§  Full time or part time

§  Approximately 16 – 40 hours per week


  • Candidates start at $8.50
  • Hourly
  • Non-exempt

Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume online:

This position will be employed through a staffing agency service.

Holden Forests & Gardens (Holden Arboretum / Cleveland Botanical Garden) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost arboreta.