Green Roof Gardener
Start Date: Immediate
Green Roof Maintenance Gardener (part-time)
Outside Design Build, a niche Green Roof firm in Brooklyn, NY with a diverse portfolio and a commitment to sustainable practices is seeking a part-time Green Roof Maintenance Gardener who is passionate, hard- working, versatile, and experienced.
We have been installing and maintaining green roofs and living walls in NYC since 2004. Committed to gardens that aim to reduce our global carbon footprint and conserve resources, we work almost entirely on roof top projects which mitigate the environmental impact of urban life.
- Perform routine maintenance of green roofs throughout Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Hamptons and New Jersey.
- Current need is for the removal of ornamental but invasive grass species from a large scale green roof before freeze and snow.
- Immediate start
- Dependable, hard-working, and positive attitude
- A strong working knowledge of plant and weed identification; maintenance of perennials, grasses, vines, shrubs and trees; pest identification and management; training, pruning and deadheading
- Operate tools including hand pruners, rakes, shovels, loppers, and weed whacker (occasional)
- Communicate directly with clients and the public
- Ability to follow instructions and execute tasks in an timely and efficient manor
- Punctual and willing to work in all kinds of weather
- 2+ years gardening or comparable experience
- Strong organizational and communication skills
- Ability to work with a team and independently
- Ability to work part-time, between 2 to 3 days a week thru November
- Knowledge of irrigation systems and their installation a strong plus
*** Immediate need for late season clearing of invasive grass species on large scale green roof before freeze, snow, etc ***
To apply, e-mail cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to Please list the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.
No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.