Landscaping Installation Crew
Reports to: Foreman of the Installation Crew
Pay Range: $16-$19/hour
Days and Hours: Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; occasional overtime; March-November
Based out of Horsford Gardens & Nursery at 2111 Greenbush Road in Charlotte, Vermont.
Distinctive Landscaping designs and installs landscapes of all sizes. We take pride in installing award-winning, functional landscape designs. Working on one of our crews will strengthen your masonry and hardscape skills, plant knowledge, and understanding of landscape installations.

Responsibilities:
• Load and unload trucks at the beginning and end of the day with materials, plants, tools, and equipment
• Operate a number of basic and high-end equipment and machinery, such as: skid steers, excavators, dump trucks, carpentry tools, laser transits, shovels, wheelbarrows
• Prepare job sites – grading, excavating, and organizing job sites
• Install, plant, and build landscapes and hardscapes
• Maintain a safe, organized, clean, and respectful work environment
• Arrive to work promptly in the morning
• Stay focused and on task while working independently

Requirements:
• Ability to work hard with a team and independently, always in a safe and respectful manner
• Willingness to take instructions and eagerness to learn new skills
• Capable of physically demanding outdoor work – staying on your feet, moving, or kneeling for extended periods of time
• Ability to lift at least 50 lbs repeatedly throughout a work day
• Willingness to work outside in the elements of a Vermont spring, summer, and fall
• Experience in the landscape or construction industry preferred

Types of Installations:
• Hardscapes – stone patios, steps, and walkways
• Plant Installations – Trees of all sizes, shrubs, perennial gardens, ground covers, bed preparation
• Site Work – demolition of existing landscapes, preparing and grading job sites, driveway installations
• Masonry – Retaining and free standing stone walls, dry laid
• Carpentry – Wooden decks, fences, pergolas, gazebos, pool and tool sheds
• Recreational – swimming pools, lawns
• Maintenance – our company does a small amount of contracted spring and fall maintenance for select clients each year

Benefits:
• Immediate Retirement Plan – SIMPLE IRA with 3% match
• Paid holidays during active employment
• Generous employee discount

Send your resume and cover letter to Charlie Proutt: charlie@horsfordnursery.com