Assistant Gardeners

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​Halsted Welles Associates, a well-established New York City garden design/build firm, has opportunities for assistant gardeners. Based in Brooklyn, we are a multidisciplinary team of architects, designers, engineers and horticulturists. We design, install and maintain high-end rooftop, terrace, and townhouse gardens primarily in Manhattan.



  • A professional, positive attitude, works well with others and eager to learn new skills
  • Must show enthusiasm for working in all types of weather
  • Ability to take direction well and complete multiple tasks with detail and proficiency
  • Presentable appearance, professional demeanor & communication with superiors, crew and clients
  • Ability to carry a load of 50lbs up and down a flight of stairs

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Working knowledge of planting, pruning and garden maintenance
  • Interest in the environment, sustainability and the greening of NYC

Additional Information

​To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume

Contact Information

Halsted Welles Associates