Horticulture Technician

Winston Flowers

Boston , Massachusetts

This position reports to the Garden Maintenance Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and with other team members monitoring, maintenance and care of interior and exterior plantscapes at commercial and residential client sites; watering, dusting, pruning, deadheading, pest identification and treatment
  • Keep timely and accurate client records, logging all plant maintenance activity, including plant material and container inventory, contact information, etc.
  • Participate in interior and exterior planting projects as business needs require
  • Loading and unloading of trucks with plant material, tools and supplies Provide excellent service and resolve client questions and concerns in The Winston Way as needed
  • Meet daily standards in all operations, including care of plant materials, supplies and company vehicles

Candidate Attributes:

  • 2+ years of experience in horticultural field, with strong knowledge of common indoor and outdoor Zone 5 plant material is required
  • Must possess general knowledge of pesticides for common plant pests, as well as familiarity with in-ground and container irrigation systems
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively with high level of enthusiasm and self-motivation
  • Formal education in Horticulture is a plus


  • Flexible work schedule required including weekend and holiday availability; must be willing to work outside under all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift and move product weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Peak business periods will require extended work days and work weeks
  • Valid and clean driver’s license required; company vehicle is provided

Winston Flowers’ benefits are comprehensive and include competitive compensation, paid time off, medical and dental insurance, company-paid life and long term disability insurance, 401(k), pre-tax reimbursement account, free on-site parking and a generous employee discount.