Maintenance Manager - Full Time

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Start Date: Immediately  Compensation: $28-$30

Red Fern Brooklyn is a Red Hook-based landscape design studio specializing in residential, commercial garden design, installation, and maintenance. We are looking for a Head Maintenance Manager to head up our re-branded Fine Gardening Division. The ideal candidate has a great deal of horticulture knowledge and can lead others in the field to develop outstanding natural ornamental gardens.

This is a key position and we are looking for someone who wants to grow with the company.


  • Greeting and talking with clients, informing them about their specimens and listening to their needs
  • Choosing replacement plantings and working on garden revision designs
  • Designing and oversee the planting of annual displays 
  • Logging all notes on a property and reviewing with principal on a weekly basis
  • Leading gardeners in the field with proper pruning techniques, fertilization, and organic disease/pest control
  • Making sure the truck is loaded for the days work with tools, fertilizers etc
  • Keeping an eye on supplies and voicing the need for purchase when low
  • Overseeing simple drip irrigation and/or communicating with our irrigation vendor about fixes or seasonal water checks


  • 3+ years professional gardening experience in maintenance and planting
  • Plant identification Required
  • Knowledge of pruning and horticultural practices a must
  • Computer skills: experience with spreadsheets and smart phone apps
  • Clean driving record, valid driver’s license, ability to drive cargo van/truck
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

Additional Information

Please submit cover letter and resume. Photos of your work a plus. Candidates should provide three references to vouch for their skills

Contact Information

Red Fern Brooklyn LLC
Contact Name: Sarah Rogacki