Careers at Brookgreen Gardens

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Currently Available Positions

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Full-Time Positions:

Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, this role is crucial for upholding our organization's financial well-being. The Controller will maintain robust internal controls, ensuring transparency, consistency, and continuous process improvement.

Database and Gift Processing Specialist
We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to join our Philanthropy and Membership teams. Responsibilities include managing our confidential database, overseeing gift entry and acknowledgments, and ensuring efficient processing of information and payments.

Public Exhibits Associate
Learn lighting techniques for Nights of a Thousand Candles, Summer Light: Art by Night, and other exhibits. Responsibilities include installing and maintaining electrical lighting and candle displays, using ladders and boom lifts safely.

Safety Officer (2nd Shift)
Join us as a full-time Safety Officer with hours from 2 PM to 10 PM, Thursday through Monday. Responsibilities include routine patrols, acting as a first responder to injuries, monitoring security systems, and identifying safety hazards. CPR certification and basic OSHA knowledge are preferred.

We are looking for a Mechanic to maintain, repair, and service all landscaping equipment and machinery, including mowers, tractors, and golf carts. Extensive knowledge of engine mechanics, a high school diploma or GED, three years of experience, and a valid South Carolina driver’s license are required.


Part-Time Positions:

Coordinator of Outreach Programs
This part-time role will lead campus-wide outreach efforts, including educational programs and community engagement initiatives. You’ll work closely with internal teams and external partners to develop and implement a variety of enriching programs.


Career Benefits at Brookgreen Gardens

At Brookgreen Gardens, we prioritize the health and wellness of our employees by offering a comprehensive benefits package designed to support your overall well-being, work-life balance, and future security.

Health and Well-being Coverage:
Our full-time team members have access to extensive medical, dental, and vision insurance. Additionally, Brookgreen Gardens pays for employees' life insurance and disability benefits, ensuring you and your loved ones are well-protected.

Work-Life Balance:
We understand the importance of personal time. That’s why we offer generous paid time off (PTO), which includes vacation days, personal time, and sick leave, to help you recharge and stay healthy.

Retirement Planning:
Plan for your future with our 403(b) retirement plan, which includes matching contributions for both full-time and part-time employees, helping you build a secure financial foundation.

Employee Assistance Program:
Our support goes beyond the workplace. This program offers resources for personal and professional challenges, including counseling, financial advice, legal assistance, and more, ensuring you have the help you need when you need it.

Orientation and Training:
We support your smooth transition into our community with our "Getting to Know Brookgreen" program and comprehensive new employee orientations, helping you quickly feel at home and informed about our mission and operations.

Additional Perks:

  • Complimentary annual membership for you and your household.
  • Free daily entrance to Huntington Beach State Park.
  • Complimentary tickets for friends and family.
  • Discounts on tickets, food venues, and our Keepsakes gift shop.


To Apply:

  1. Complete the Brookgreen application here or pick one up at our Gardener's Cottage Ticket and Information Center. Include your current and updated cover letter and resume.
  2. Submit your application materials through one of the following methods:
    • Email: Send your application, resume, and cover letter to
    • Fax: Fax your application, resume, and cover letter to 843-235-6039. Attn: Human Resources.
    • Mail: Mail your application, resume, and cover letter to Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 3368, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

Pre-employment screening, including drug testing and background checks, is required. Driver's license and credit checks may also be required. For more information, call (843) 235-6000 or inquire through our contact form.

Currently Available Positions





Hours: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Daily

For their safety and the safety of our animal collection, pets are not allowed, nor can they be left in vehicles inside Brookgreen. Service animals that have received special training to assist disabled persons are welcome.


Daily General Admission Tickets for 7 consecutive days

Children 3 and under: Free

Children 4-12: $12

Adults 13-64: $22

Seniors 65 & Over: $20


1931 Brookgreen Drive
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Off US Highway 17 Bypass, between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island on South Carolina's Hammock Coast