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General Information


Job title: Seasonal Gardener/ Horticulturist Position
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Job location: Brooklyn, NY  11231 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 07/02/13
Job type: Seasonal
Job Category:Spacer ImageSeasonal Employment
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Job Description

Job description:
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Verdant Gardens Design, LLC, a boutique landscape design/build firm in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, has an immediate opening for a freelance gardener/ horticulturist.

There are currently a few openings for both full and part-time staff. For the right candidate, it is possible that this opportunity can expand to a full-time, year round, supervisory position with benefits.
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Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
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Degree in horticulture or related field (will also consider combination of training and experience)
Experience with irrigation systems, including drip irrigation for container gardens
Strong knowledge of plant ID
Strong knowledge of IPM, including disease and insect ID
Expertise in container gardening and plant care (fertilizing, soil preparation, planting, pruning, irrigation/watering, weeding, etc.)
Valid NY drivers license in good standing and ability to drive a 16’ truck in Manhattan
A smart phone or ability to check e-mail daily.
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work well with high-end clientele with a customer service focus
Must be detail oriented with ability to problem solve and anticipate problems on site
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to take direction and work as a team
A true passion for gardening!!
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