Entry Level Gardener (Seasonal)

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Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience.

We are a small boutique Landscape Design firm specializing in residential, commercial, and institutional garden design, installation, and maintenance. We are looking for a seasonal gardener who is willing to learn and passionate about horticulture. While extensive gardening experience is preferred it is not required for the position. Should the candidate demonstrate a strong eagerness to learn and a strong work ethic, the position would lead to a full-time position and long-term employment. Applicants must be available on weekends when needed.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Setting up and installing both annual and perennial garden designs.
  • Prepping and planting bulbs for fall, followed by winter greens in December.
  • Maintaining gardens (i.e., pruning, weeding, deadheading, cleaning up) on a wide variety of urban environments from rooftops to backyards, to tree wells.
  • Checking in and assessing the health and quality of our client’s gardens.
  • Delivering and hauling plants, soil, equipment, and materials to various job sites.
  • Assisting crew members with the help needed to get projects done efficiently and effectively.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Some gardening experience is necessary.
  • Basic plant identification and horticultural maintenance care are preferred.
  • Ability to perform physical labor in all weather conditions.
  • Technical and/or construction experience is a plus.
  • Clean valid driver’s license with knowledge of NYC streetscape preferred.

Additional Information

Please send a cover letter and resume with employment referrals to the below e-mail address. Please visit our website: http://www.greshamlanggardens.com/
Contact (No Phone Calls Please): benjamin.petrisor@gmail.com

Contact Information

Gresham Lang Garden Design, LLC
Email: benjamin.petrisor@gmail.com