Seasonal Gardener

New York, United States · Horticulture


Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is programmed, maintained, and operated by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with NYC Parks. We raise nearly 100% of the High Line’s annual budget.

Through excellence in operations, stewardship, innovative programming, and world-class design, we seek to engage the vibrant and diverse community on and around the High Line, and to raise the essential private funding to help complete the High Line’s construction and create an endowment for its future operations.

The seasonal Gardener is a full-time, non-exempt, temporary position at Friends of the High Line and an integral part of the Park Operations team. Under the general supervision of Friends of the High Line’s director of horticulture, the seasonal gardener plays an important role in maintaining the High Line park and plantings during the spring and summer seasons (last week of February – September). Working interactively with a team of gardeners, volunteers, and other Operations staff, the seasonal gardener responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:



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