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National Tropical Botanical Garden has an immediate Full Time opening as a Breadfruit Agroforestry Technician. This is a temporary 5 month position.

This position will work in the Regenerative Organic Breadfruit Agroforestry project in McBryde Garden, in the Lawai Valley, Kauai to assist with horticultural practices, monitor and harvest crops and record data. Requirements include experience in practices and procedures of tropical horticulture and agroforestry management and maintenance. Qualified applicants will have a strong interest in regenerative agricultural practices and must possess good communication and teamwork skills.


Must be able to work outside for extended periods of time on flat terrain in a variety of weather conditions: sun, heat, shade, wind, and rain. Work indoors includes an office setting utilizing computers and office equipment.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agroecology, or similar field, and/or relevant experience.
  • Must be able to work independently and responsibly, and have a good work ethic.
  • Good verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required



Deadline to submit information:  Open until filled


Please submit cover letter and résumé to:


National Tropical Botanical Garden

Attn: Human Resources

3530 Papalina Rd.

Kalaheo, HI  96741


Phone: (808) 332-7324 ext. 229

FAX:   (808) 332-9765




An Equal Opportunity Employer/Pre-Employment Drug Screening Required

July 16, 2019


  • Posted On

    July 16, 2019
  • Closing Date

    August 30, 2019
  • Organization

    National Tropical Botanical Garden
  • Location

    National Tropical Botanical Garden, South Shore
  • Position Type

    Full Time
For more information about National Tropical Botanical Garden and this opportunity please visit our website at, contact us at 8083327324 or via email at

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