Start Date: May 1st Compensation: $30.00+ based on experience
NYC and Long Island Gardeners! Green Hūs s looking for you! Spring is ramping up and we wish to grow our team. We are a garden design, build and maintenance firm operating both in New York City and The North Fork of Long Island. We provide a white glove service maintaining and installing landscapes throughout the tri-state area. We are looking for full-time and part-time gardeners to work this March through January 2022. There is also opportunity to work in the Winter for the right candidates. The right candidates will be ready to work with a smile on their face whether its rain or shine!
Feel free to include photos of gardens you have worked on, or simply find beautiful! We would love to see your eye for design!
Installation: Candidates should feel comfortable with the proper installation methods for drainage, soils, plantings and irrigation. Knowledge of hand tools is essential and an understanding of power tools is a plus. Comprehension of the basics of irrigation and low-voltage lighting is also necessary.
Maintenance: Candidates should be able to care for gardens and understand how to leave them looking at their best after each and every visit throughout the year. The ability to operate in private homes in a quiet, polite and cleanly fashion is highly important. The proper candidate will serve in a leadership role and be comfortable instructing an entry level gardener who will assist them.
Full-time gardeners should have experience in high end urban gardening and/or estate gardening. A driver’s license is a huge plus. OSHA 30 and SST 10 or the ability to complete these safety training courses is a must. Candidates should be able to lift 75+ lbs when necessary. The ability to effectively communicate with management and clientele is essential. Gardeners should be able to execute their work in a precise, orderly and cleanly fashion.
Please let us know about what aspects of horticulture you have experience with and also feel confident in your understanding. Examples being IPM, pruning, planting, identification, irrigation, lighting, hardscape, woodworking, etc!
Benefits: Two weeks paid time off per year, medical insurance stipend and 401k are offered. Citi-Bike Membership provided.