Gardener

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Compensation: 20-25/hr

Lisa Mantoni Landscape Design is a design/build firm with clientele throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.  We are looking for hard-working, knowledgeable, personable applicants to join our crew for the spring season.  


 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Assist with all aspects of garden installation on rooftops, terraces and backyards
  • Maintain gardens in Manhattan and Brooklyn; duties include pruning, deadheading, transplanting, fertilizing, weeding, pest and disease monitoring/treatment and sweeping all garden areas and surfaces
  • Monitor irrigation systems at each maintenance visit: adjust settings, check for system problems
  • Take detailed notes and photos for each job and send daily reports to owner
  • Punctual, professional and conscientious of the fact that you are in someone’s home

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 1-2 years of professional experience AND/OR formal education in horticulture
  • Reliable, punctual and good work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a crew
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Must have the ability to prioritize tasks and work efficiently to complete them
  • Extensive knowledge of plant ID, maintenance requirements and pruning timing/techniques
  • Familiar with pests/disease ID and general knowledge of treatment techniques
  • Knowledge of drip irrigation systems is a plus
  • Ability to lift heavy things…..repeatedly
  • Be fun and personable! We like to laugh while we do back-breaking labor


 

Contact Information

Lisa Mantoni Landscape Design
Contact Name: Lisa Mantoni
Email: lisa.mantoni@gmail.com