Employment Opportunities
Round Top Festival Institute, located at 248 Jaster Road and Texas Highway 237 one-half mile north of Round Top, employs staff in Food Service, Housekeeping, Grounds Maintenance and Administration. Job openings are posted as they become available.

To apply, download and print the Employment Application. Submit the completed application by mail to The James Dick Foundation, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 89, Round Top, Texas 78954, or scan and email to Human Resources at humanresources@festivalhill.org. Resumes and inquiries may also be sent to this email.

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Current Job Openings:

Horticulturist/Master Gardener

Full-time position. Round Top Festival Institute is seeking a professional Horticulturist/Master Gardener to manage the cultivated areas of its 210-acre campus. Position cares for the public herb and flower gardens, lawns around historic buildings, and managed wooded areas. Manual labor outdoors in all weather. Formal degree in horticulture or related field is desirable. Professional work experience in gardens and grounds maintenance and management is required. Must be able to work with the public, multi-task, supervise; good communication skills required. Must be fluent in the English language. Computer skills required included Microsoft Word, Excel. Forty hours per week, some evenings and weekends. Benefits include paid time off, paid holidays and group health insurance.  Job Description


Part-Time and Seasonal Positions Open. Campus with 18 buildings, bedrooms, meeting rooms, performance venues, office areas. Work physically demanding; includes sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning restrooms; making beds; laundry; washing windows; restocking amenities and supplies. Must be able to climb and carry weight up and down stairs; bend, twist, lift. Must be able to work alone and unsupervised or part of a team, depending on assignment. Must be proficient in English. Monday thru Friday, some evenings and weekends. Some benefits are available for part-time positions. Part-time employees work on a regular schedule. Seasonal positions are open for busy periods such as Antiques Week. Hours vary.

The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status or any other legally protected status in employment.

Round Top Festival Institute is the sole project of The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts,
a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit public foundation since 1972.