Organic Green Roof Gardener (Part Time)

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Start Date: Immediate  Compensation: Matched to Experience

Organic Green Roof Maintenance Gardener (part-time) - Outside Design Build, an Organic Green Roof company based in Brooklyn, NY with a diverse portfolio is seeking a part-time Green Roof Maintenance Gardener who is intelligent, hard- working, and versatile.

Outside Design Build has been installing and maintaining green roofs and living walls in NYC since 2004. Committed to gardens that aim to reduce our carbon footprint and conserve resources, we work almost entirely on roof top gardens which mitigate the environmental impact of urban life and climate change.


  • Travel to and perform routine maintenance of green roofs throughout Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Hamptons and New Jersey, including weeding, fertilizing, pruning, and pest identification and management.
  • Operate tools including hand pruners, rakes, shovels, loppers, and weed whacker
  • Assist with irrigation and garden lighting system maintenance and installation
  • Perform various handy-person and property management tasks for Clinton Hill property


  • 2+ years gardening or construction experience
  • Ability to work part-time, typically Thursday & Friday thru November (flexibile + room to grow)
  • Valid Drivers License and good driving record (company station wagon used for transport)
  • Punctual, positive attitude and willing to work in changing seasonal weather.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to follow instructions and execute tasks in an timely and efficient manor, working independently or in small teams.
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems and their installation a strong plus
  • Knowledge of other fields of construction / handyperson a strong plus

Additional Information

To apply, e-mail cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to Please list the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
Contact Information

Contact Information

Outside Design Build
Contact Name: Mike
Website: Apply Online