Assistant Gardener/Installer/Maintenance worker

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Start Date: now  Compensation: up to $30. per hour dependent on experience

  • Part Time approximately 10-20 hours per week expanding to more and full time if and when available
  • We work year 'round, Monday-Friday, in Manhattan
  • Occasional week end work for large events/plantings
  • Assist in maintaining large and small shrub tree and annual garden plantings
  • Clean and prune dead flowers as needed on interior plantings/arrangements
  • Keep records of work and time


  • Able to handle plants and flowers properly
  • Come into work on time
  • Work quickly, neatly and get the job done the right way according to our instructions
  • Keep records of time and work- written
  • Have a working cell phone for office to contact you and for photo calls as needed
  • Clean Drivers License with knowledge of driving in NYC a big plus - but not mandatory


  • Excellent English language both written and spoken
  • Non smoker
  • Proof of all covid vax and boosters
  • Experience - but WILL TRAIN THE RIGHT PERSON - tending delicate plants on interior delicate surfaces
  • Experience watering and planting outdoors
  • Legal papers to work in the US
  • Checkable work references from former managers
  • Willing to come into Manhattan for some early morning work - this is not often
  • Punctual with knowledge of Manhattan and traveling on public transport
  • Able to lift 50#
  • Comfortable working on a ladder

Contact Information

Design Horticulture Corporation
Contact Name: John Harris