Lead Gardener

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Start Date: Now  Compensation: $28-33

Sage Gardens of NYC is a landscape design, build, and maintenance company based in Brooklyn, NY.  We are seeking an enthusiastic, honest, and hard-working seasonal employee to leader our maintenance and installation crews. We are looking for a lead gardener who is passionate about plants and has a desire to grow their skills. The ideal candidate is collaborative, willing to learn, and meshes well with our team!


  • Perform tasks such as preparing for the day according to day’s plan, loading in and out of sites, preparing planters, planting, mulching, weeding, pruning, training, cleaning garden spaces, and adjusting irrigation system timers
  • Leading and managing crew according to day’s schedule
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with managers and crew members about tasks at hand
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with clientele when needed
  • Maintain, clean, and organize tools and materials
  • Available to work some weekends


  • 2+ year(s) of horticultural experience
  • 1+ year(s) as a lead gardener
  • Valid driver's license with clean record
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs
  • Ability to work in inclement weather
  • Strong knowledge of plant care, plant ID, proper pruning, soil types etc.
  • Experience with gardening tools
  • Punctual, honest, detail-oriented, highly motivated, good time management skills
  • Willingness to learn and enjoys being a part of a team

Contact Information

Sage Gardens of NYC
Email: info@sagegardensnyc.com