Seasonal Gardener

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Open Source Landscape is a boutique landscaping firm based in Alphabet City. We design, install, and maintain gardens throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn for a range of clientele. Seeking motivated part time seasonal gardener from March 15 - Dec 15 for ongoing maintenance and new installations.

Responsibilities/Duties

Maintenance: Pruning, weeding, training vines, sweeping, fertilizing, planting annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs. For new installations: Carefully transporting plants, soil, and equipment through buildings while keeping floors clear of debris. Inventory and cleaning of tools and supplies. Driving to Long Island nurseries to purchase and pick up plants. Keeping daily log of tasks performed.

This position has some degree of flexibility but will require long hours during spring season and possible weekend work Competitive pay with potential for growth.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • At least 2 years experience.
  • Must be prepared to work in all weather conditions.
  • Knowledge of plants and gardening.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Professional presentation and positive attitude.
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.
  • Ability to take instruction and capacity to problem- solve independently.
  • Attention to detail while understanding big picture.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Drivers license and ability to drive cargo van or truck.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Time management and efficiency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must own a smartphone.

Additional Information

Please send resume and 2 references to simone@opensourcelandscape.com

Contact Information

Open Source Landscape