Experienced Gardener

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Compensation: $27-35/ hour (DOE)

We are a well- established company in New York City and are seeking an Experienced Gardener. The Gardener will be responsible for the training and development of the department as well as managing the day-to-day operations. The ideal candidate must have over 3 years of experience in a related field.

Location: New York, NY 10001
Job Type: Full Time


  • Able to identify and evaluate plants, recommend treatment options
  • Observe and document garden condition and maintenance information
  • Plant Maintenance: deadheading, training vines, trimming and pruning shrubs, trees, flowers, and other flora
  • Perform and oversee garden work including planting, weeding, pruning, and more
  • Garden Maintenance: Cleaning up debris, general landscaping, mulching, digging, planting, fertilizing, applying pesticides/ fungicides
  • Manage all gardening services, including the coordination of all materials, crew, equipment, and subcontractors required
  • Take final responsibility for quality of services, execution, and client experience
  • Inspect properties and prepare a detailed action plan for service
  • After installation and services, monitor all aspects of the garden and identify any problems
  • Perform hands on work with crew to meet scheduling demands
  • Counsel, train, manage , review, and develop growth plans for employees
  • Hands on training and support of crew members, including but not limited to proper operation of equipment, pruning techniques, safety, and quality standards
  • Uphold and follow company procedures and protocol
  • Maintain and manage all required administrative systems, including but not limited to time sheets, service schedules, and service notes
  • Ability to work flexible shifts and adapt to changing work schedules
  • Familiarity with mobile tools and applications
  • Enter field work information into web-based databases in a timely manner after service is completed

This job description is not comprehensive; duties and responsibilities may change with or without notice


  • Degree in horticulture or related field experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of plants and landscape practices
  • Able to work independently, but also a collaborative team player and committed to maintaining positive engagements with clients and colleagues
  • Ability to perform physical labor and to lift up to 60 lbs
  • Able to travel to multiple job sites throughout NYC

Additional Information


  • Live within comfortable commuting distance to our office in West Midtown NYC
  • Experience in irrigation and/ or lighting a plus!
  • Spanish speaking A PLUS!


  • 401K matching after 6 months of employment
  • Paid travel expenses

Contact Information

Established NYC Company
Email: gardenwardennyc@gmail.com