Employment Opportunities

Have you ever worked at a place where just driving up to the front door is a magical experience?  A place where beauty and history surrounds you and invites you to be a part of it all.  If not, Filoli might just be that inspirational place where you can be a part of a team who is dedicated to connecting rich history with a vibrant future through beauty, nature and shared stories.

We hope to have you join us as we engage new audiences and create new stories at Filoli.  Take a moment and review the many opportunities that we have to offer.  We have something for everyone and you may find your inspiration here.

Chief Development Officer

Filoli is looking for an innovative and dynamic Chief Development Officer.  The Chief Development Officer serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions for Filoli. The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will be instrumental in engaging the Board, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and the senior management team in the creation and implementation of a long-term development strategy that builds an institutional culture of philanthropy and a sustainable financial resource.

This is a full time (flexibly scheduled), exempt, salaried, and benefit eligible position. Salary is commensurate with experience. This position is also eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex Plan, 401(k), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay.  As a senior leadership position, the schedule will be flexible to meet the needs of the position and have an on-site presence including evenings and weekends.  This position can work remotely up to 25% of the time.

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The Horticulturist works under the direct supervision of the Area Lead Horticulturist.  This position is responsible for providing care, maintenance and protection of Filoli’s gardens and grounds including: historic and ornamental plant collections, hardscaping and structures, and tools and equipment.  In line with our Strategic Plan, the Horticulturist will work to enhance the garden experience for current and future visitors. 

This is a full-time (30-40 hours per week, flexibly scheduled) position that typically works five consecutive days per week from 7:00am to 3:30pm.  Depending on candidate experience, the salary range is $25.00 - $26.00 per hour.  This position is also eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex Plan, 401(k), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay.  This schedule may change to meet the needs of the organization so flexibility is important.

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Filoli is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workplace.

How to Apply:  Candidates with the above prerequisites are invited to submit their resumes along with a cover letter outlining their related experience and background to:  Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview.  Please, no phone calls.

Thank you for your interest in Filoli!

Mr. Bourn arrived at the unusual name “Filoli” by combining the first two letters from the key words of his credo:

Fight for a just cause.
Love your fellow man.
Live a good life.