Horticulture Jobs & Internships

Current Job Openings

Brightview Landscapes is hiring!

Contact Brightview for more information.

  • Account Manager- Renton
  • Account Manager- Puyallup
  • Production Manager-Puyallup
  • Tree Care Business Developer- Renton
  • Enhancement Manager- Renton
  • Landscaping Crew Leader-Puyallup
  • Spray Technician- Woodinville

Gardener - Landscape Crew Member

Nancy Fritz Designs, LLC is an established small business that is growing and looking for new members to join our team! We are a landscape company specializing in fine gardening, landscape maintenance, installation, and light landscape construction.
Company Environment--We aim to create a family culture within our company. We value hard work, team collaboration, and communication.

Position Requirements

  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to complete physical labor including bending, lifting, digging, kneeling, endurance, etc.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in the industry; a horticulture degree is recommended but not required
  • Strong weed, ornamental, and tree ID skills; or willingness to learn
  • Valid driver license
  • Reliable transportation to and from job sites
  • Ability to work longer hours during peak season (Spring-Summer); we pay overtime!
  • Hardworking, self-starter capable of working independently
  • Open to opportunities to grow, learn, and build

If you are interested in this type of work and have a good attitude, but do not have the required experience, we may still be interested in talking with you. Please write us a paragraph on why you are interested in this work.

Salary: $20.00 to $26.00/hour, depending on experience
Job Type: Full-time and Part-Time

Schedule: We typically work 4, 9 to 10-hour shifts (3-day weekends), Valentine's Day through Thanksgiving. Otherwise, we work 5, 7 to 8-hour shifts from Thanksgiving through Valentine's Day, due to a lack of daylight.

Benefits: We offer paid time-off, paid company-recognized holidays, employer matching IRA (after 2 years), bonus pay, continued education in our field, and health insurance benefits!

Please reach out if this sounds like the job for you.

COVID-19 considerations: Our Crew Members provide their own transportation to and from all job sites. We work outdoors, 6+ feet apart, and do not come into direct contact with clients. We request our employees be vaccinated to provide a safe working environment for all.

For more information and to apply contact anika@nancyfritzdesigns.com

Gardener 2 Urban Horticultural Center (Part-Time)

Location Seattle Campus, closes on 5/25/2022, Salary $3,024-$4014, Union Position. 

Under the general supervision of University of Washington Botanic Gardens (UWBG) manager of horticulture, perform skilled horticulture tasks, requiring knowledge of cultivation and maintenance of the plant collections - trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials and native flora in the following grounds, gardens, plant production areas and natural lands:

  • Union Bay Natural Area (UBNA) includes Yesler Swamp
  • Greenhouse and nursery, includes outdoor research support
  • General gardens and grounds
  • Supports maintenance of named specialty gardens

Also, may assist with other plant collections and gardens projects in coordination with UW Botanic Gardens horticulture staff, when scheduled by UW Botanic Gardens manager of horticulture.

For more information and to apply visit the UW Human Resources website

Join the Gardens Team at McMenamins Anderson School!

We are a family-owned company in Oregon and Washington serving our own handcrafted beerwineciderspirits and coffee alongside good, honest pub fare. Locations range from neighborhood pubs to historic hotels. We emphasize community, art, history, music, food, drink and fun. McMenamins has seasonal, as well as long-term career opportunities! We value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We are currently seeking a Gardener to join our team! From the lovely fruit and vegetable gardens, grown using organic methods (and which provide seasonal ingredients for our bars and restaurants), to the amazing and delightful collection of annuals perennials, and woody plants the Anderson School’s gardens offer a unique professional experience to the avid horticulturist and landscape gardener.


The Gardener is responsible for helping to maintain the overall appearance of the varied landscapes of the Anderson School property. Duties will include, but will not be limited to: Produce harvest, watering, weeding, mulching, pruning, general garden maintenance, fall cleanup, nursery production, and decorating the property.

This position will be full-time, year-round employment. Occasional work at other McMenamin’s properties may also occur.


  • Previous horticultural and landscape education and/or experience is required
  • Plant propagation and greenhouse experience is preferred but not required
  • Basic proficiency in temperate zone plant identification and care
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to operate hand held power equipment and other heavy equipment

Benefits We Offer

  • Perks and employee discounts: $45 hotel rooms, 40% off bottles of wine, access to concerts, Happy Hour beverage pricing all day, 40% off McMenamins apparel & spa services, shift meal credits and more
  • Comprehensive insurance benefits package, including vision, medical, dental, chiro and alternative care to eligible employees
  • 401(K) plan with employer contribution to eligible employees
  • Paid time off
  • Neighborhood pubs and hotels with opportunities to work at other locations like our winery or Edgefield concerts
  • Belief in a work/life balance
  • Be part of a fun team and positive work environment
  • Multiple career path opportunities - we have staff who have gone from front desk attendants to sales associates; from server to manager and many other continuing stories within McMenamins

Community Involvement

  • Resurrection of historic buildings and properties in large and small Northwest communities
  • Giving back financially to local schools and non-profits near each location
  • Helping other local businesses grow with collaborative products
  • Our pubs and hotel properties are places for all to gather, relax, converse, and create a strong foundation for the fabric that makes up a neighborhood

We offer excellent opportunities for growth and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, chiro, vision, PTO, and 401(k) to eligible employees. Stop by Anderson School to fill out an application at 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011. Or apply online on the McMenamics website.

Gardeners at Natural Greenscapes

  1. Full-time Gardener position (Monday – Friday, 6 to 8 hrs. depending on the season
  2. Part-time Gardener position (Monday and Tuesday: 6 to 8 hrs. depending on the season)

Natural Greenscapes LLC is a small business based in Kenmore and services clients mostly on the Eastside ranging from Mercer Island to Woodinville, plus a few in Seattle as well. Our fine-gardening division prides on holistic and organic garden stewardship with emphasis on pruning plants the right way at the right time. We focus on seasonal containers in spring and fall. We do not mow nor provide lawn maintenance services.


A background in horticulture and a comprehensive knowledge of landscape plants, best practices for planting, pruning, fertilizing and soil health.

  • Gardener - A minimum of 1 year of experience in the horticulture industry. Job experience working in other professions would be a plus.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions in physically active tasks that includes bending, kneeling, digging, lifting, etc.
  • Ability to take direction, be self-sufficient, detail oriented, work quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to lift 25-50lbs if needed (think planting compost bales).
  • Good communication skills, customer service and social skills. A positive attitude and punctual.
  • Own transportation to and from the jobsites plus clean driver's license.
  • Good recordkeeping and organizational skills. Must turn in timesheets on time every week without fail. Must be willing to learn and use Asana for detailed jobsite notes.
    Being a small company, we look for the best fit as we all work closely together and work hard.

We train on the job as well. Sick leave accrues even during probation period. After 1 year, company sponsored CPH exam / Eco-Pro exam / Master Pruner program and other educational workshops. Paid-time off after 1-year. After 2 years, retirement benefits are available.

Compensation: $20-$22, DOE.

Email back at info@naturalgreenscapes.com with a short introduction of yourself, a resume and explain your ability in general to perform the listed duties in the job description.

Landscape Maintenance Customer Service

Rewarding exterior and interior horticultural position available at Plantscapes. Your plant knowledge will be an asset as you help existing clients with their commercial landscape needs, both in the exterior and interior. You are the main link between our company and our clients.

Duties Include

  • Communicate regularly with assigned clients for the purpose of determining a client’s level of satisfaction with our service, and for the purpose of selling additional services.
  • Periodic inspection of existing client accounts to ensure quality service is being delivered.
  • As needed, oversee installations, including hands-on of interior/exterior jobs, especially for larger projects.
  • The sales of new reoccurring commercial landscape maintenance accounts, plants, containers, enhancements, and other maintenance programs.

You will be fully trained by experienced members of our team. Salary plus commission. Call or email Terry at (206) 292-5033, tposner@plantscapes.com.

Seasonal Landscaper

Overlake Golf and Country Club is looking for a seasonal employee to join the Landscape Department from April 1st to September 30th for the 2022 season. This position will assist in the care of clubhouse and golf course flower beds and lawns.

Overlake Golf and Country Club is in search of a motivated individual who works well independently and wants to be part of a team. We aim to provide a fun and enjoyable work environment for all our employees. Potential employees must be available to work weekdays (5:30 am-1:30 pm) and some weekends April through October. There are numerous opportunities to accrue overtime throughout the summer.

  • Daily care and clean-up of clubhouse parking lot
  • Planting annuals, perennials, trees & shrubs
  • Watering and fertilizing seasonal annual displays and hanging baskets
  • Maintaining flower beds on course and around clubhouse
  • Pulling weeds and mulching flower beds
  • Ability to use equipment such as back-pack blower, rotary mower, weed eater, and hedger
  • Being on time and ready to work in all types of weather 

Hire Date

April 1 - September 30, 2022

Pay Range

$18-20/ hour


  • Uniform (Hat, Polos, Wind Breaker, Rain Gear, Gloves)
  • Golfing privileges on specified days
  • Discounted lunch from kitchen café
  • Opportunity to learn about plants

Contact Lacey Leinbaugh, Horticulturist, for more information. 

(425) 463-5424, Overlake Golf & Country Club, Medina, WA

Kelley Garden Service is looking for a talented Gardener to join our growing team. The ideal candidate shares an enthusiasm for plants, proper horticultural techniques and working outside. We are a small company with a commitment to quality service, teamwork and growth.

We focus on pruning, seasonal plantings and fine gardening throughout the North Seattle and Shoreline areas. We do not mow lawns and we don't use use chemical pesticides/herbicides/fungicides. We practice natural and organic practices.

We offer a fun and supportive work environment and encourage professional and personal growth. We are career Horticulturalists and looking to expand our awesome team. If you love Horticulture and PNW gardening please apply today!

Pay is $21 - $24 depending on experience. Great Health Insurance. Paid Holidays. Paid time off after 1yr.

Visit Kelley Garden Serice job posting for more information and to apply.

Seeking Skilled Gardeners

Are you passionate about gardening? We are searching for skilled, knowledgeable 
gardeners to join our wonderful team. Atelier Vert is a small company specializing in fine 
gardening, tending some of the most beautiful private gardens and estates in the 
Seattle area. We are growing and would love for you to join us!

Seeking one Full-time Lead Gardener and one Part-Time Gardener

Qualifications for Lead Gardener

  • 2 solid years working as a professional gardener with meticulous attention to detail, 
    preferable working as a lead and/or equivalent management experience
  • Knowledgeable about correct pruning techniques and demonstrated skill
  • Confident plant identification
  • Degree or Certificate of Landscape Horticulture, equivalent work experience or actively 
    working towards a similar degree
  • Demonstrated team lead experience a plus
  • Ability to prioritize work demands. Responsible for evaluating garden needs and manage 
    work loads
  • Transport tools to and from gardens; manage tool inventory
  • Coordinate work plans with maintenance manager
  • Groom garden beds, maintain landscape according to seasonal needs and prune trees 
    and shrubs using correct pruning methods
  • Valid Driver’s license + transportation (truck a bonus)
  • Dependable, flexible, easy-going and can-do attitude. Able to assess work priorities.
  • Demonstrated team lead experience a plus.
  • Can comfortably lift 50 lbs.

Job Opening for Gardener 1

  • Experience in fine garden maintenance work and/or actively pursuing a degree in horticulture
  • At least 1 plant ID class or comparable experience
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Pruning experience
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Work recommendations
  • Dependable, flexible, easy-going and can-do attitude.

Hours Part-time

Pay DOE + benefits

Resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself required ateliervertseattle@gmail.com.

Horticulture Internships

Internships offer valuable experience in a variety of fields. Updated regularly.