Portland Japanese Garden

About Portland Japanese Garden

The Portland Japanese Garden is a 501(c)(3) non profit and is renowned as the most authentic and finest Japanese garden outside of Japan. The Garden typically has a year-round staff of 95+ FTE's and 35+ seasonal staff, supplemented by over 200 volunteers. All of our staff play a vital role in helping our visitors experience the beauty and tranquility of the garden and expand their understanding of Japanese culture.

Here are a few of the benefits our employees enjoy:
• Working at a beautiful, authentic Japanese garden, overlooking the city
• Incentives for alternative transportation for your commute to work
• A workplace culture that prioritizes hiring and promoting from within
• Access to the Garden for you and your family and friends
• The opportunity to attend a variety of cultural events
• Reciprocal access to other area attractions, such as the Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland Art Museum, and the Oregon Zoo


Retail Associate

July 2019 - September 2019 Portland, OR
“beautiful environment, positive people/attitudes, employee discount at gift shops, inclusive atmosphere, values of company”

Visitor Serve Representative

May 2018 - August 2018 Portland, OR
“I loved the opportunity to work in such a beautiful and tranquil setting. The workplace environment was stunning and I was able to share those feelings with guests of the garden. I also appreciated the level of interaction I had with the garden guests because it helped to foster my interpersonal and communication skills.”
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