Assistant Gardener

The Town of Middlebury is seeking an experienced gardener to assist in the development and maintenance of the town’s garden beds, planters and hanging baskets. This is a seasonal, part-time position working with a lead gardener for up to 30 hours per week from April 1st through October 15th of each year. Work includes spring and fall bed clean-out, set-up and storage of planters and hanging baskets, weeding, mulching, watering, loading and moving of debris, soil and mulch. Job requires the safe operation of a vehicle, UTV, hand tools and various watering equipment including hydrants, pumps and hose work. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a current driver’s license, able to work independently, knowledgeable about gardening and plant identification, with an eye for color and the ability to plan ahead.

An application can be obtained on the Town’s website, Send letter of interest, resume and application to: Town of Middlebury Department of Public Works, Attn: Bill Kernan, 77 Main Street, Middlebury, Vermont 05753, or via email to Applications may also be obtained in person at the Department of Public Works located at 1020 Route 7 South in Middlebury.