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.
Filoli is a 654-acre historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, located on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula near Woodside, CA, and one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century. As a team member here, you have the opportunity to preserve, build upon and share the wonder of this place.
In our daily interaction with guests, we envision a time when all people honor nature, value unique experiences and appreciate beauty in everyday life. You can also actively play a part in creating a vibrant future through our 2019-2023 Strategic Plan. Embedding the core principles of Diversity & Inclusivity, Sustainability and Organizational Excellence into each pillar of the plan, we are focusing on five main pillars of our organization: People & Culture, Fundraising & Financial Strength, Infrastructure Investments, Visibility & Branding and Engagement & Education.
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.
Join our vibrant Development Team! The Development Assistant provides a wide variety of skilled administrative support for the development program as well as senior staff and Committees of the Board of Directors. This position will interact with donors and have access to confidential donor information which requires considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgement. This position also assumes responsibilities for special projects, development documentation management, and develops reports and data for management decision making.
The Development Assistant directly supports the Chief External Relations Officer (CERO), the CEO (with regard to development), the Chair and members of the Development Committee, and the Development team. This position also provides support for projects and events and prepares monthly departmental reports and other materials.
This is a full time (flexibly scheduled), non-exempt, hourly and benefit eligible position. Depending on candidate experience, the hourly rate range is $23.00 – $25.00. This position is eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex Plan, 401(k) (after 6 months of employment), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. The schedule will require some weekends and evenings so flexibility to meet the needs of the organization is important.
As part of our Visitor Services team, you will have the opportunity to create a warm welcome and enhance our visitor experience. The Visitor Experience Representative directly interacts with visitors in admissions and as they experience the historic House, formal Garden, and Nature Preserve, provides an informal interpretation of the estate. The position works directly with the Director of Visitor Services, Interpretation Coordinator, and Visitor Experience Leads.
This is a part-time (up to 29 hours, flexibly scheduled), non-exempt and hourly position. Depending on candidate experience, the salary range is $18.00 – $19.00 per hour and this position is also eligible for 401(k) (eligible after 6 months of employment), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. Typically, the Representative works 24 weekend hours that regularly includes evenings to support Filoli events and programs. Flexibility to meet the needs of the organization is important.
Interested in joining our outstanding Horticulture team? With an emphasis on achieving the highest standards of horticulture and display, the Formal Garden Manager is a multi-faceted position where organization, supervision, communication and leadership are all present, with a proven proficiency in horticulture, pest control and safety. This position is responsible for preserving and maintaining the historic formal gardens, as well as all horticulture operations for the garden and grounds of Filoli Center. The Formal Garden Manager assumes a high level of responsibility, is responsible for the direct and daily supervision of all Formal Garden Department personnel and is a key member of the Horticulture Department management team.
The Formal Garden Manager is an exempt salary position and depending on candidate experience, the salary range is $80,000 to $83,844 per year. This position is eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex Plan, 401(k) (eligible after 6 months of employment), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. The Manager will work a flexible schedule to cover 7 day a week operation as well as support events and programs that may occur evenings and weekends. Flexibility to meet the needs of the organization is important.
Want to contribute to the preservation of our historic horticulture collection? The Plant Records Specialist will make a substantial contribution to horticulture and education at Filoli while building and maintaining a plant collections record keeping and mapping system. In line with the Strategic Plan, the Specialist will focus on the preservation of our horticulture collection and infrastructure while educating the public about our historic garden.
The Plant Records Specialist is a part-time (up to 29 hours per week, flexibly scheduled), non-exempt and hourly position. Depending on candidate experience, the salary range is $23.00 to $25.00 per hour. Typically, the Specialist works 24 hours a week that regularly includes weekends and evenings to support Filoli events and programs. Flexibility to meet the needs of the organization is important.
Interested in helping to preserve our historic property? The Facilities Lead assists the Director of Facilities in planning, executing and acquiring parts to support special projects in addition to performing general maintenance duties. The critical part of this position is to demonstrate high standards of quality in maintenance and facilities work for this beautiful historic estate and public garden. A key responsibility of this position is support of all Filoli events, rentals and staff work environments.
This is a year-round, full-time and benefit eligible position (30-40 hours per week, flexibly scheduled) and depending on candidate experience, the salary range is $30.00 – $33.00 per hour. This position is also eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex Plan, 401(k) (eligible after 6 months of employment), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. The typical schedule is Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday (8:00am-4:30pm), although the position may require some additional weekend or holiday work. Major events can continue over many days. The Facilities Lead should have the ability to support a flexible schedule and work environment, covering necessary duties as needed.
As part of our beautifully unique Clock Tower Shop, the Retail Experience Lead strives to create an excellent customer experience that compliments a visit to the house and garden. In line with our Strategic Plan, this position will work with the Director of Retail Operations to generate more sales for the Shop and contribute to Filoli’s overall financial strength. The Lead will work with the Retail Representatives, our Greenhouse Horticulturists and volunteers to provide customers stellar Shop service as well as plant knowledge and consultation about their purchases.
The Retail Experience Lead is a full-time (30-40 hours per week, flexibly scheduled) non-exempt, hourly and year-round position. The rate for this position will be $22.00 per hour. This position is eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex Plan, 401(k) (eligible after 6 months of employment), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. Typically, the Retail Experience Lead will work a schedule of weekdays and Saturdays and some evenings during certain times of the year. This schedule may change to meet the needs of the organization so flexibility is important.
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: https://filoli.applicantstack.com/x/openings. Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. Please, no phone calls.
Thank you for your interest in Filoli!