The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. We deliver 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water per day to 8.3 million New York City residents and more than 1 million people in Upstate New York, and we collect and treat an average of 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day. As the steward of more than 29,000 acres of parkland, the Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is a recognized leader and innovator of public spaces. The DPR has partnered with the Department of Environmental Protection to construct and maintain green infrastructure systems, primarily in the right of way. These systems combine engineered storm water capture with the natural system of soils and plants, and require particular and specialized care and maintenance. As a Gardener, the selected candidates will plant and cultivate trees, flowers and shrubs within green infrastructure installations; prepare soil and seed beds; grade, weed, and mulch; select and order plants and supplies;operate and maintain Parks & Recreation equipment and watering system; supervise employees and volunteers and instruct them in proper gardening techniques and all aspects of general green infrastructure maintenance; maintain records and prepare written reports; and interact with staff and the public in a courteous and professional manner.
$38,277.00 - $55,090.00
DEPT OF ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION