Landscape & Green Roof Installer

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Compensation: $20-$25 per hour

New York Green Roofs is an urban landscape firm specializing in on-structure landscaping.  Working in the high-end residential, commercial, 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 seeking professional construction trades persons to join our team and build a career in green infrastructure.

Our office and shop are located in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn accessible via the L train and our projects are located primarily in the 5 boroughs. This is a full time, seasonal position with benefits that get better every year you work with us.

$20 - $25 / hour (commensurate with experience).  Benefits include: Paid Lunch Break, PTO that increases with every year employed with us, 8 Paid Holidays Annually, Health Insurance, Retirement Plan.


  • Construction and / or Landscape trade experience – Minimum 1 year
  • 30 hour OSHA certificate (will train the right candidate)
  • Interest in plants and green infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications:

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


  • 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
  • Communicate effectively (by phone and email)
  • Be comfortable working safely on rooftops
  • Take part in 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

Additional Information

Our Commitment To You:

  • A progressive and safe place to work
  • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • The opportunity to learn and grow your career
  • The opportunity to train and earn accreditation within your field
  • The opportunity for advancement throughout the company (we promote from within)
  • Direct to site commutes (most days you will NOT need to go to our shop before the jobsite)

Contact Information

New York Green Roofs
Contact Name: Chris Brunner