North Carolina's first permanent capital comes to life every day because of people like you. Find out what it's like to connect with colonial America's past, and continue that legacy into the future, by joining the team at Tryon Palace. 


Temporary/Part-time Positions Available

Grounds & Garden Assistant

Salary Range:     $7.25 per hour
Hiring Range:  $7.25 per hour
Department: Department of Cultural Resources
Division:  Archives & History
Type of Appointment:  Temporary Part-time
Location:  New Bern, NC
Posting Date:   6/22/17
Closing Date:  7/28/17 
Number of Positions: 1

Description of Work:
Temporary employees at Tryon Palace work an average of 29 hours or less and are temporary employees (i.e., without benefits) of the State of North Carolina with starting pay at minimum wage.

How to Apply:

Pick up an application at the North Carolina History Center Ticket Desk at 529 South Front Street in New Bern, NC or at the Tryon Palace Waystation Ticket Desk on George Street, New Bern, NC and return completed application to either Ticket Desk to the attention of Laurie Bowles, Human Resources Coordinator. Or you can mail the completed application to: Tryon Palace Attention: Laurie Bowles-Human Resources Coordinator, 529 South Front Street, New Bern, NC 28562.

The Grounds & Gardens Assistant will work at Tryon Palace on a temporary (without benefits) part-time basis. Schedule may vary, dependent on department needs, schedules and deadlines. Duties include, but are not limited to providing assistance to the Grounds & Gardens Branch, caring for Tryon Palace landscape including: lawns, trees, shrubs, weeding, watering, fertilizing, mowing, and pruning. The position will assist others in the Grounds & Gardens Branch in completing their work functions. Position requires lifting some heavy materials, and performing manual tasks.

Training & Experience Requirements:

Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED.