Posted: Feb 19, 2021
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Horticulturist, Gardener, Groundskeeper

The Nicotra Group - Staten Island, NY
Full-time
Salary: Weekly
Application Deadline: N/A
Agriculture & Forestry/Wildlife

The Nicotra Group is a developer on Staten Island’s West Shore operating hotels, event spaces, restaurants, and multiple class A commercial facilities. Their many properties feature extensive landscaping and show gardens hosting high-end outdoor events. Bloomfield Conservancy is a not-for-profit maintaining South Avenue and surrounding public properties in the heart of Staten Island’s West Shore. Together, they seek to maintain The Corporate Park of Staten Island at a level appropriate to Class-A office space and high-end hospitality.

With hundreds of acres under management, The Nicotra Group is looking to build a horticulture/groundskeeping staff to in-source all landscape maintenance. We are looking for team members passionate about gardening and groundskeeping to take our many outdoor spaces to the next level. A great opportunity for individuals looking to make their mark in the world of horticulture and landscape maintenance.

Multiple full-time and seasonal positions available at all levels which can be tailored to an individual candidate’s skill set. Competitive compensation appropriate to skill level, education, and experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

All gardening and landscape maintenance tasks appropriate to the level of employment (qualified candidates will have a firm idea of what those are). Maintaining a positive ‘can-do’ attitude. All positions, including leadership roles, require hands-on work.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • One year minimum employment history in horticulture and/or landscape maintenance.
  • Ability to take direction and work within a team atmosphere.
  • Leadership skills a must for any supervisory role.
  • Must have a valid NYS driver’s license in good standing, and maintain that license throughout employment.
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week and flexibility to work weekends and special events as needed.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds and work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Degree/Certification in horticulture or related field a plus.
  • Preference is given to Staten Island residents and those willing to relocate to the borough.