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Memorial Park Conservancy is committed to restoring, preserving, and enhancing Memorial Park, the signature urban park of Houston. The staff is a diverse team of gifted people with a wide range of talents and interests, both professionally and personally. We work together to create an environment where people are valued, treat each other with respect, understand the Conservancy’s strategic direction, and are motivated to come in and give their very best every day. Memorial Park Conservancy is thrilled to have been named one of “Houston’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in 2019.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Visitor Services Assistant

Reporting Relationship: Visitor Services Supervisor Status: Part-Time; primarily weekday mornings 5:45a.m., some evenings and weekends Overview: The Visitor Services Assistant covers the visitor services front desk at the Cullen Running Trails Center. The position is primarily responsible for:  Front desk representative for Memorial Park Conservancy Answer general questions about the Park and facilities, including fielding

Native Horticulture Technician

Job Summary: Responsible for all aspects of horticulture care within assigned native landscapes in Memorial Park, as directed by the Landscape Manager and Horticulture Supervisor. The Native Horticulture Technician will work collaboratively with team members across all departments to ensure the proper care and proactive management of Memorial Park and reports to an assigned Crew

Conservation Technician

Job Summary: Responsible for maintaining native forested and riparian habitats, as directed by the Conservation Forestry Manager and Conservation Director. Coordinate with Conservation team members, other departments, and volunteers to maintain sustainable ecosystems. Specific duties include: Maintaining native forest/riparian areas and specimen trees in a professional manner through planting, invasive removal, herbicide treatment, thinning, monitoring,

Greenhouse Coordinator

Job Summary: Responsible for improvements and maintenance of Memorial Park Conservancy’s Greenhouse and Native Plan Grow Out Area, as directed by the Conservation Director. Work with Conservation Director to coordinate the Native Plant Grow Out Program, which allows partners to utilize facilities to propagate native plants.  Coordinate with other Conservancy departments to ensure appropriate inventory.

Native Horticulture Supervisor

Job Summary: The Horticulture Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the year-round care and maintenance of the Park’s landscaped areas and native plantings at the direction of the Landscape Manager. This includes proactively managing the native horticulture areas, landscaping beds, and supporting overall park maintenance efforts. Through oversight and strong collaboration across all departments, the Native

Maintenance Technician

Job Summary: The Maintenance Technician is responsible for Memorial Park maintenance at the direction of the Operations Supervisor. The Maintenance Technician performs year-round care and maintenance of the Park’s amenities and facilities. The Maintenance Technician will work interactively with the Operations Technician, Operations Foreman, and other staff. Summary of Essential Job Functions: Perform daily maintenance

Park Programs Manager

Role: Park Programs Manager Job Summary: Join our team at Memorial Park Conservancy in Houston, Texas where we are seeking a Park Programs Manager. Memorial Park Conservancy is a private, non-profit organization charged with restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park. At 1,500 acres, Memorial Park is Houston’s largest urban park. It is a public, centrally

Internships

We are currently accepting applications for the following internships:

Jim Porter Conservation Internship Program

Memorial Park Conservancy is proud to have the opportunity to offer the Jim Porter Conservation Internship for the Summer 2020. The selected intern will conduct natural resource research and participate in the conservation programs at Memorial Park. Jim Porter served as Memorial Park Conservancy Board Chair from 2012 to 2015, leading the organization to deliver

Natural Resource and Park Management Research Program

Memorial Park Conservancy’s Research Program, supported by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, builds relationships between Masters/Undergraduate students and Memorial Park staff to inform ecological restoration, conservation, and maintenance decision making. MPC’s goal is to bring academic skills and resources to Memorial Park, benefiting all Houstonians. The Natural Resource Research Program interns will focus on

Memorial Park Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.