Plant Care Crew [Part-Time]

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Compensation: $20 - $25/hour

Leaf and June is an interior plant design and maintenance studio introducing plant life to residential and commercial spaces in New York. 

We are looking to add a knowledgeable team member who will have the ability to perform a full range of horticultural tasks including plant installation and maintenance. This is an exciting opportunity for a horticulture student, experienced horticulturist, or plant enthusiast. We welcome a general desire to learn and grow into this position. 


  • Comprehensive knowledge of plant varieties and their needs (including but not limited to plant identification, watering & light requirements, pest management & identification, pruning, potting & re-potting)
  • Complete day-to-day plant maintenance, pest and disease prevention, monitoring and adjusting watering practices as needed
  • Must be able to clearly communicate with clients about best practices and plant recommendations for their space
  • Excellent communication skills on paper and in-person. Provide detailed documentation and reporting of overall plant health and status
  • Maintain a clean job site
  • Understand the project schedule and report on time to the project site
  • Ablility to take direction and work independently as well as work with a team


  • 2+ years of horticulture experience preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of plant identification, health, and habit
  • Must be able to problem-solve
  • Must be organized, punctual, efficient, reliable and self-motivated with willingness and desire to continually gain knowledge
  • All candidates should be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to conduct themselves with grace and professionalism
  • Must provide timely responses to emails and have a basic knowledge of task management apps or willingness to learn
  • Must be based in NYC
  • Ability to commute to various locations around Manhattan, Brooklyn, & Queens
  • Must love plants!

Contact Information

Leaf and June