Start Date: Asap Compensation: $25-30/hourly
Parker Meadows is a boutique gardening company providing full service design, installation and maintenance. We specialize in small space meadows, fine tree pruning, ecology, and sustainable practices.
We are looking for an experienced gardener to work with our horticulture team throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn, with our studio based in Bed Stuy. An ideal candidate has a passion for nature, an artistic eye, and a positive, respectful attitude.
You’ll be asked to wear many hats and work in different types of gardens/environments. Anything from maintenance, installations, preparation, organizing, cleaning.
- 2+ years experience in garden maintenance is required, with 1+ years commitment to a single previous employer is a plus
- Good working knowledge of plant identification, health, habit, and botanical latin
- Familiarity of pest management and troubleshooting plant health or other garden issues
- Ability to problem solve under pressure and prioritize tasks efficiently
- Works well alone or with a team; can communicate in a friendly, professional manner
- Able to lift 40 lbs and willing to work in all kinds of weather
- Responsible, respectful, committed
This a seasonal position (approx. 3 days per week, more during busy months) with room for growth. Start date is immediate and will go to mid December starting again in mid March. Compensation is $25-$30 negotiable depending on experience. All candidates may email a resume and 2 references to firstname.lastname@example.org