Horticultural Maintenance Specialist
Start Date: Late Winter 2020 Compensation: $17-$22.50/hr
We are New York Green Roofs and we create and sustain some of the world’s most iconic rooftop landscapes. As our portfolio grows so do our career opportunities for efficient, poised team-players. We love what we do and are looking for those of you who share our passion to join us in cultivating our valued client’s cutting-edge, green amenity spaces. Ideal candidates will have a positive outlook, strong work ethic, neat work habits, and be on time every day.
If you have the ability to see the big picture while being attentive to details and can prioritize tasks to complete high quality work on time, we’ve got a great opportunity for you!
Starting rate of pay $17-22.50/hour commensurate with experience and qualifications. Professional growth within the company is a focus at New York Green Roofs. Motivated individuals will have the opportunity to learn and
advance into crew leadership position (and beyond). We offer comprehensive benefits, paid time off, a work environment and culture unlike any other.
Maintenance tasks include careful conveyance of materials to sites (sometimes through finished buildings), general clean-up, pruning, weeding, planting, inspecting roof systems to monitor functionality, caring for hard-scape elements, monitoring/adjusting low-voltage lighting and irrigation systems, understanding site-specific needs, trouble shooting as required, documenting visits, and interacting on a professional level with clients.
Driving and occasional weekend work will also be required. Must be able to work in a team environment as well as autonomously in all weather conditions. On-the-job and ongoing professional training provided.
Qualifications include 1+ year prior landscaping experience (or equivalent horticultural degree), knowledge of sound horticultural practices, plant and pest ID, experience with drip-irrigation and lighting systems, valid/clean driver’s license, ability to lift and carry 50lbs. OSHA 30 a plus.
This is a full time, seasonal position. Applications accepted throughout January 2020. Hiring and on-boarding process to begin late winter.