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Start Date: Now  Compensation: $25/hr-Depending on experience

Dirt Queen NYC is a small design, build, and maintenance company based in Brooklyn. We create beautiful gardens that are also wildlife-friendly, with a focus on native plants.  We are looking for a part-time gardener to assist in outdoor garden installation and maintenance. The ideal candidate is an experienced outdoor gardener who is responsible, highly knowledgeable about plants and garden maintenance practices, and great in a team environment. 


  • Work with team to prepare garden beds and planters 
  • Work with team to plant gardens as specified by the designer 
  • Perform outdoor maintenance tasks, including planting, pruning, watering, pest treatment, and general clean up
  • Perform indoor maintenance at our residential & commercial sites, including planting, watering, pruning, pest treatment, and general clean up   
  • Communicate with clients professionally and courteously
  • Assist Owner/Designer in daily operations (loading and unloading van, nursery trips, ordering materials) 


  • Excellent knowledge of outdoor plants and garden maintenance practices
  • 2+ years gardening experience
  • Able and willing to lift 50+ lbs – heavy lifting is part of the job
  • Hard-working, honest & detail-oriented
  • Good time management, strong communicator, and effective problem-solver 
  • Enjoys physical labor and working outdoors with a team
  • Keen sense of aesthetics
  • Positive attitude 
  • Valid driver’s license 


  • Carpentry and hardscaping skills are a major plus  
  • Knowledge of installing/maintaining irrigation systems
  • Sketch-up skills
  • Comfortable driving in NYC

Additional Information

This is a part-time position. 2-3 days/week, with potential for more during our busy season. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Please attach your resume as a PDF.  

Contact Information

Dirt Queen NYC
Contact Name: Jarema