Maintenance Crew Member

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New York Green Roofs is an urban landscape firm specializing in green infrastructure and on-structure landscaping. Working in the commercial, high-end residential 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 looking for career minded horticulture and maintenance professionals to join our team and grow with us.


The Ideal Candidate will:

  • • 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
  • • Be comfortable working safely on rooftops
  • • Often 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


  • • Minimum of 1 year landscape/gardening experience and demonstrate a basic knowledge of horticultural practices and an eagerness to learn and improve skills
  • • Clean driving record and the ability to drive a truck in NYC
  • • Take part in our weekly, monthly and annual safety & training programs (paid)


  • • Horticultural Degree (or qualified experience)
  • • Green Roof experience
  • • NYC experience
  • • NYC SST certification / OSHA training
  • • Irrigation and low voltage lighting experience

Additional Information

This is a full time, seasonal position with benefits that get better every year you work with us. We do not hire freelancers – all employees are on the books.
$20 - $25 / hour (commensurate with experience) plus benefits.

Our commitment to you:

  • • A progressive and safe place to work
  • • The opportunity to learn and grow your career
  • • The opportunity for advancement throughout the company

Contact Information

New York Green Roofs
Contact Name: Chris Brunner