Full-time Seasonal Gardener/Horticulturist

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Immediate hire: We are seeking a full-time seasonal gardener/horticulturist with the potential for year round employment in a large multi-acre estate in the Stony Brook/St. James area. The ideal candidate will be experienced with flowering plants/shrubs and able to install and maintain gardens in all weather conditions. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced gardener or horticulturist; however, we will also consider a horticulture student looking to build a career, willing to learn, and able take direction from current garden staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong work ethic, punctual, dependable
  • Excellent plant identification skills
  • Must be physically fit to carry and/or lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be physically able to carry out garden installations, maintenance, pruning, etc.
  • Willing and able to work in all weather conditions
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to submit to and pass a drug test and background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to visualize appealing and aesthetically attractive garden designs with an eye for detail
  • Demonstrate a passion for horticulture
  • Hands on experience in plant installation, transplanting, watering, maintenance care, etc.
  • Degree in horticulture or similar
  • Able to operate small power equipment
  • Self-motivated, able and willing to work independently and within a tea

We offer paid time off, holidays, flexible work schedules and competitive pay commensurate with experience. Full-time employees enjoy fully paid medical/dental/vision/life; 40lk.

Interested candidates can apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to dgalan@owlsnestli.com.

Contact Information

Private Estate (St. James/Stony Brook)
Email: dgalan@owlsnestli.com