Senior Gardener/Horticulturist

VERDANT is an established landscape design/build firm based in Brooklyn, NY. Our installation work is concentrated in NYC and Brooklyn, where we design, install, and maintain a wide range of complex horticultural landscapes.

We are a small firm looking for an experienced horticulturist to become a valuable team member.

This role would work directly under our lead horticulturist. We are seeking a team leader to develop within our system and grow into the role of leading small scale projects within our company- from terrace installations, townhouse re-plantings, to seasonal work.A strong understanding of the seasonal needs of gardens in NYC is critical.

  • Extensive plant knowledge and passion for working and designing with plants
  • 3-5 years’ experience maintenance of hi-end residential gardens in NYC
  • Proven experience leading small projects and managing 1 to 4 team members on NYC installations
  • Willing to work autonomously and with team members
  • Ability to communicate with clients to achieve specific goals
  • Knowledge of budgeting, coordinating and scheduling processes
  • Experience with plant sourcing and procurement
  • Familiarity with irrigation systems
  • Smart phone savvy with the ability to take detailed notes, photos and keep records
  • Comfortable using NYC MTA system and the ability to drive a commercial vehicle throughout NYC
  • Ability to generate new ideas and suggestions

This is a full-time salaried position based on experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to be considered to

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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