PT/FT Gardener/Landscaper (Fresh Meadows)

PT/FT Gardener/Landscaper (Fresh Meadows)

02 Apr 2019

PT/FT Gardener/Landscaper (Fresh Meadows)

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Job Opening: Gardener/Landscaper


Garden independently and/or with another gardener in commercial and residential urban gardens all over Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. Work is seasonal, from April to November. Estimated weekly work hours are 30 - 40. Pay rate commensurate with experience.


-Communicate effectively with coworkers and clients

-Pick up small truck, plants, and materials for daily jobs

-Park truck and deliver plants/materials efficiently and courteously to clients

-Take pre-work/post-work pictures

-Plant and install new garden elements

-Manage and maintain various urban garden spaces

-Clean up; sweep and bag trash, recycle, and compostables separately

-Deliver trash, compost, and recycling to drop off sites

-Drop off truck

-Follow up with clients after completion of work

-Clean tools

-Take notes about the days work and communicate to coworkers


-Minimum 2 years of professional gardening experience and/or horticultural school;

-Valid NY Drivers License; comfortable driving a small truck around NYC

-Ability to work with honesty and integrity

-Ability to take direction but also work independently and problem solve

-Knowledge of garden tools and their proper use

-Ability to lift up to 40lb.

-Energetic, motivated and hardworking

-Ability to work in all weather conditions

-Ability to work well and communicate with a diverse community

-Knowledge of woodworking and/or masonry a plus

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