Green Roof Installer

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Start Date: Immediate  Compensation: $20-25 / hour + Benefits

New York Green Roofs is an award-winning urban landscape firm specializing in on-structure landscaping.  Working in the commercial, high-end residential and institutional markets, we build and maintain some of the world's most iconic rooftop landscapes… and we love what we do.  We are currently looking for professional construction trades persons looking to join our team and build a career in green infrastructure.

Our projects are located primarily in the 5 boroughs.  Our office and shop are located in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn accessible via the L train. This is a full time, seasonal position with benefits that get better every year you work with us. Benefits include: PTO, 7 paid holidays annually, health insurance, retirement plan, paid lunch break


  • Have a strong work ethic and be a team player
  • Take pride in what they do and how they work
  • Be on time and professional
  • Be comfortable working safely on rooftops
  • Be ready to take part in our weekly, monthly and annual safety & training programs
  • Perform heavy manual labor and work in inclement conditions
  • Occasionally work longer than 8 hours in a given day
  • Occasionally be willing to work more than 5 days in a given week


  • Construction and/or Landscape trade experience â€“ Minimum 1 year
  • Minimum 30 Hour OSHA Certificate
  • Interest in plants and green infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Horticulture/Landscape experience
  • Green Roof experience
  • NYC SST 40 hour certification
  • Carpentry, Masonry, Plumbing or similar experience
  • Clean driving record and the ability to drive a truck in NYC

Additional Information

Our Commitment To You:

  • A progressive and safe place to work
  • The opportunity to learn and grow your career 
  • The opportunity for advancement throughout the company

Contact Information

New York Green Roofs
Contact Name: Chris Brunner