Start Date: April Compensation: $18-$23 per hour, Salary based on experience
Maple Landscape and Design is a Brooklyn based company transforming outdoor spaces into unique gardens with an emphasis on native planting and sustainable practices.
We are looking for free-lance gardeners for the months of April and May to assist with our various garden installation projects. This position would be suitable for free-lancers, gig workers and students with flexible hours who are interested in picking up a few shifts and learn about gardening. Candidates must have flexible hours and enjoy working outside. Opportunities for growth based on performance.
- Assist in the planting of trees, shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers under supervision
- Prepare garden beds for planting with digging, soil amendment and transplanting
- Laying down simple pavers, edging and light hardscaping work
- Perform maintenance tasks such as weeding, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, and sweeping
- Accompany on nursery runs and help with loading, unloading, and driving vans as needed
- Keep records of visits and alert supervisor of issues with plants and garden
- Flexible schedules and ability to commit for April and May
- Some gardening experience with ability to identify plants and diseases preferred
- Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
- Comfortable with using garden hand tools and some basic power tools
- Ability to lift 50lbs and perform physical labor
- Valid driver’s license preferred
- Interest in learning about gardening and landscaping industry
Please provide a resume along with a introduction and why you’re interested in the position. Thank you!
Maple Landscape and Design