Permanent Staff or Student Work Positions

Lyon Staff Positions

Senior Research Associate (Job #2024-01135)

Help is needed to oversee the development and management of the living plant collection records and data. Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree in Botany, Geography, Natural Resources Management, or related field and 3 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for database-related work; or any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.  

More information here: Grounds Senior Research Position. (Job #2024-01135)

Student Work Positions

Landscape Maintenance Help (Job #1880-A3)

The Grounds Department is looking for a UH System student to work with the crew and maintain the Arboretum plants and collections.

Required – Good attitude, dependable, caring, conscientious, thorough, able to get along well with people, self-motivating but follows instructions well, must like physical outdoor work. Takes pride in being a steward of nature. Able to learn to differentiate between good plants and weeds. Able to use (after instruction) lawn mowers, weed-eaters, chainsaws, hedge trimmers. Able to negotiate steep terrain under wet, slippery conditions. Able to supervise small groups of students or volunteers.

Desired: Commitment to Mālama ‘Ᾱina

For more information and to apply, please go to the SECE website here: Type in Job #1880-A3


Lyon Arboretum hosts internship opportunities with various departments in the summer but may have other opportunities during the year.  A link to the application for these positions will be available here when we are accepting applications.  Please follow our social media accounts (Facebook and Instagram) for news of internship postings. Mahalo!

Summer 2024 Internships

The application period for the internships have closed. Thank you for your interest in our summer internship program.

Places we post employment opportunities

In addition to our website, opportunities for employment at Lyon Arboretum are posted on the following websites. Application procedures may vary so please be sure to read all instructions carefully before submission. Please check each site regularly for updated information.