Landscape Installation Assistant
Start Date: ASAP Compensation: Commensurate with experience
VERDANT is a boutique landscape design firm founded in 2001 and headquartered in the Gowanus district in Brooklyn. Our clients range from high end residential gardens throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn to boutique hotels and corporate headquarters. Our projects continually challenge conventional design and dynamically integrate landscape and architecture.
We are seeking a skilled and motivated installation assistant to help implement custom one-of-a-kind landscapes. The ideal candidate has the ability to anticipate project needs, work independently and as part of a team, interpret design plans and technical drawings, and meet project goals. Our designs typically integrate eclectic plant selections, custom planters and fencing, green walls and green roofs, and metal and masonry components. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work on a broad range of projects and to become an integral part of our team who will grow with the company.
- Installation of new projects, including: preparing planters and planting areas, use of hand and power tools, planting of trees, shrubs, and perennials following the designer’s intent
- Assisting with small carpentry projects, masonry work, and installation of irrigation
- Pre-installation site preparation and post installation final clean up, often working in completed or occupied residences
- Coordination, load in & load out of all materials, transporting tools & materials to and from job sites
- Experience with planting containers and in ground installations, basic irrigation knowledge, and familiarity with commonly used plants and the fundamentals of plant care
- Experience with carpentry, metal work, masonry, and low voltage lighting a plus
- In good health and physical condition and prepared to work in all types of weather. Ability to lift at least 50 lbs, climb ladders and access sites via cranes
- Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record, comfortable driving a large truck or cargo van
- Knowledge of neighborhoods throughout NYC area and MTA buses & subways
To apply, please submit a resume and brief cover letter. To learn more about our company and view our projects, please visit our website: https://verdantny.com/