Employment

Current Employment Opportunities:

Tohono Chul is proud to have completed its employer certification as a Mature Worker Friendly Certified (Arizona) Employer!

As an organization Tohono Chul strives to uphold the values of diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion.

Our 49-acre grounds sustain thousands of native and desert-adapted plants and are home to a wide range of Sonoran Desert animals whose lives are inextricably linked to that flora. Complementing this natural diversity, our staff and volunteers are people whose differing races, ethnicities, gender identities, ages, religious beliefs, physical abilities and world views contribute to a shared vision to preserve this “desert corner”. Tohono Chul also respectfully acknowledges that it is on the traditional lands of Indigenous peoples of greater Tucson, the Tohono O’odham and Yoeme.

Everyone is welcome at Tohono Chul and we are committed to every aspect of a positive guest experience. We will continue to model our values through exceptional programming that promotes the nature, arts and culture of our region.


Executive Director –

The Executive Director provides strategic vision and leadership in the achievement of the organization’s mission to enrich people’s lives by connecting them with the wonders of nature, art and culture in the Sonoran Desert region and inspiring wise stewardship of the natural world. The Executive Director works with the Board of Trustees and management team to ensure financial sustainability of Tohono Chul as a business relying on thousands of visitors per year, and as a nonprofit relying on the generous philanthropic support of its donors. View the entire job description here.


Graphic Designer –

Tohono Chul seeks a creative team player and visual problem solver with a passion for creativity and design in a fast-paced environment. The graphic designer will be responsible for ensuring consistency in style guides and templates to ensure the integrity of Tohono Chul’s brand.  This position includes both maintaining and updating current design work and conceptualization, design, creation and production of internal and external marketing and promotional materials for Tohono Chul and its diverse programs. View the entire job description here.


Propagation Supervisor –

Tohono Chul seeks a team-oriented Propagation Plant Specialist who will thrive in a fast-paced environment and who is well-suited to working collaboratively with staff and volunteers. Responsible for propagation, cultivation, fertilization, and care of plants in a nursery. Working conditions include outdoor environment, extreme temperatures, lifts or carries heavy objects. View the entire job description here.


Groundskeeper –

Tohono Chul seeks a team-oriented Groundskeeper who will thrive in a fast-paced environment and who is well-suited to working collaboratively with staff and volunteers. Responsible for maintaining the grounds and participates in ground construction activities. Working conditions include outdoor environment, extreme temperatures, lifts or carries heavy objects. View the entire job description here.


Private Events Set-up Coordinator –

Tohono Chul seeks a team-oriented Private & Special Event Set-up team member who will thrive in a fast-paced environment and who is well-suited to working collaboratively with staff and volunteers. Performs a variety of routine functions in support of banquet events. Sets up and breaks down event spaces both in and out of doors, per guest specifications, and performs side work as assigned. Working conditions include outdoor environment, extreme temperatures, cleaning and storing equipment. This position requires a flexible work schedule dependent on the events schedule – occasional work on evenings, nights, and holidays is required. View the entire job description here.