Thank you for your interest in employment with Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

All employees of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens participate in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). Full time, regular status employees are provided a generous benefit package. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for a position listed below, please forward a cover letter and resume to: hr@fpconservatory.org. Or mail to:

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Attention: Human Resources Department
1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203

Open Positions: 

Facilities Supervisor
Cafe Dishwasher



Job Summary: Safely supervises the facilities custodian team. Maintains a high level of building cleanliness at all times. Efficiently schedules staff and handles all set ups for events. Supports departmental goals, mission and values with a strong emphasis on customer service. The Supervisor plays a key role in coordinating activities within the facilities department and with other departments.  

  • Supervises and coaches staff members on performance issues, work projects and communication/interaction; trains new staff and volunteers.
  • Schedules the department hours and has appropriate staff to support event and operational needs.
  • Orders all supplies and maintains inventory for the department.
  • Works very closely with the Events Department to handle event set ups and take downs in a timely manner.
  • Oversees the maintenance equipment and repair in a timely manner in conjunction with the engineering department.
  • Frequently lifts over 50lbs.
  • Works with volunteers and utilize them as needed for the department.
  • Is available on call to handle any situation that arises.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and demonstrates focus on serving the visitors and guests of the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
  • Requirements:
  • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Previous supervisory experience required with a minimum of one year.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in building maintenance and event set up.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic computer programs such as Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Have a valid Ohio driver’s license.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of floor cleaning equipment.
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates problem solving and planning skills.
  • Demonstrates the core values and mission of The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
  • Ability to work independently and achieve department projects and budget goals.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.



Job Summary:  Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks a part-time dishwasher for our Garden Café responsible for cleaning and putting away dishes, removing trash and recycling, and keeping floors and table tops clean.
  • Opens, closes, and operates dish tank according to predetermined operational procedures.
  • Clears dishes from the dining areas.
  • Cleans, put away, and restocks all dishes and equipment throughout the shift.
  • Keeps an eye on trash cans and floors making sure to sweep/mop as needed and takes out trash throughout the shift.
  • Runs food as needed.
  • Sweeps and mops at the end of every shift.
  • Takes out all trash, recycling, and compost at the end of every shift.
  • Puts away orders when they come in making sure to rotate food stock.
  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Available to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • 6–12 months experience in restaurant environment preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must demonstrate expert skills in serving customers in a friendly and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to stand/walk for several hours at a time; Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects weighing up to 50 pounds when receiving and storing food products and equipment.
  • Must have a sense of urgency and ability to work quickly at all times.