Job Openings

The busy 2017 Spring Season is almost upon us! Build your career with a dedicated group of plant enthusiasts in business for over thirty years. We operate two retail garden centers in Brooklyn, along with providing design build installation services. Check out our current openings below:

Landscape Gardener with carpentry and masonry experience:

This position requires an experienced, skilled landscape installer with both carpentry, and stone setting skills to work with our design build crews installing decks, patios and other garden structures throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.

 

Company:
Chelsea Garden Center East, Inc.

 

Office Location:
365 Bridge Street Brooklyn, N.Y. 718-643-1101

 

Required Skills

  • You must have a minimum of three (3) years experience installing garden hardscape
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience with garden carpentry and masonry
  • Compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please send resume along with references to david@chelseagardencenter.com

Estimator/Project Manager

This key position is responsible for bidding, estimating, sales and project management. Candidate will be responsible for scheduling, equipment, materials, work crews required for the installation of commercial and residential landscape projects of all sizes. The successful candidate will attend site and client meetings; liaison with architects and construction managers. Successful candidate must track job costs, submit monthly requisitions, certified payrolls, write proposals and follow multiple projects through to completion and final billing.


Company:
Chelsea Garden Center East, Inc.

 

Office Location:
365 Bridge street Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Required Skills:

  • At least 3 years cost estimating, project construction/management & job costing.
  • 2-5 years experience installing softscapes and hardscapes.
  • Strong sales and customer relations (written and verbal communication skills).
  • Experience reading plans are necessary, design experience is not.
  • At least 2 years scheduling and managing multiple crews and subcontractors efficiently.
  • Mature decision-making skills, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to profitably manage job hours.
  • Knowledgeable in hardscape and plant materials.
  • Paperwork flow/handling of purchase orders, change orders, and work orders.
  • Computer skills are essential. (MS Word and Excel and beyond).
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to exceed the customer’s expectations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Valid driver’s license.

If interested, kindly email your resumes to david@chelseagardencenter.com

GARDEN DESIGNER

Chelsea is expanding its design sales team. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in landscape design and urban plantings. A minimum of three years experience in garden design/sales is preferred along with a proficiency in computer generated design. The successful candidate will follow their designs from inception through installation. A portfolio of your work and resume can be forwarded to the underwriter. Salary and commission rate are commensurate with your experience.


Company:
Chelsea Garden Center East, Inc.

 

Office Location:
365 Bridge street Brooklyn, NY 11201

Kindly email your resumes to david@chelseagardencenter.com

GARDENER

We have both full time and seasonal positions available. We are seeking diligent, hard working, dedicated gardeners who care about plants, and do not shy away from responsibility. Our gardeners are the face of our company and must have excellent customer service skills in order to be considered for this position.


Company:
Chelsea Garden Center East, Inc.

 

Office Location:
365 Bridge street Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Experienced gardeners are preferred. 

  • Chelsea designs delivers and installs gardens throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.
  • You must be able to lift a minimum of 65lbs, and not be averse to working outside in all types of weather conditions.
  • You must be familiar with handling and planting a wide range of plant material.
  • Ability to drive a van or small truck is ideal but not required.

 

If interested, kindly email your resumes to info@chelseagardencenter.com

 

Garden Center Manager

Green industry leader seeks Garden Center Manager with a minimum of three years of experience.
Consider building your career with Chelsea Garden Center, in business since 1984. We are a dedicated group of plant enthusiasts in business over thirty years. We operate two retail garden centers in Brooklyn, along with providing design build installation services. This position will only be filled by a candidate who has had green industry management experience. We offer our employees growth opportunities through diligence and consistent work ethic.

 

This key position is responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of a busy urban garden center. Candidate will be responsible for opening and closing, setting employee scheduling, oversight of shipping & receiving, coordination of displays with staff, liaison with designers and dispatcher to prepare orders for planting crew pick up; In addition, you will submit daily and weekly sales and employee reports to management.

 

Company:
Chelsea Garden Center East, Inc.


Office Location:
365 Bridge Street Brooklyn, N.Y.

 

Required Skills:

  • At least 3 years green industry management.
  • Strong sales and customer relations (written and verbal communication skills).
  • Mature decision-making skills, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to profitably manage employee hours.
  • Must have excellent plant background and have thorough knowledge of nursery stock.
  • Paperwork flow/handling of purchase orders, change orders, and work orders.
  • Computer skills are essential. (MS Word and Excel and beyond).
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to exceed the customer’s expectations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 

If interested, kindly email your resumes to david@chelseagardencenter.com