Late-Season Maintenance Gardener

Red Fern Brooklyn, a Red Hook based garden and interior plant design studio, is looking for an Experienced Maintenance Gardener for the duration of the 2018 season.

Job Description:
We need an experienced gardener to work with us as we close our client gardens for the season. Knowledge of perennials, ornamental shrubs and trees a must. Knowledge of proper pruning techniques a must. Knowledge of pests/disease and proper treatments a must. Gardener will be expected to give thorough reports on the state of specimens and able to record notes at the end of the day on a shared smart phone app. Gardener will also be expected to keep supplies and tools organized, and report to a supervisor need for supplies to perform work competently. Gardener will be in charge of their own pruners and gloves, and expected to bring them to work daily.

The right candidate will we welcomed back for full time work for the 2019 season with RFB.

• Significant horticultural and gardening experience required.
• Ability to both self-manage and work as a crew member
• Must be detail-oriented, observant, organized
• Must be an effective communicator
• Professional presentation and ability to communicate with clients
• Physical strength - must be able to lift 50lbs
• Must have a smart phone
• Valid Driver’s License and comfortable driving vans/trucks

Send inquiry, resume, and references to . References will be contacted.

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