Job Postings

Distinctive Landscaping - Landscaper Wanted - 2017 Season


Distinctive Landscaping is a Design|Build firm run by landscape architect Charlie Proutt. Distinctive Landscaping’s success is a result of the highest quality design and installation. Our employees all conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner. We respect each other and the equipment.

We are presently looking for a couple of qualified people to join one of our three crews. Our crews do spring maintenance and season-long installation which includes patios, stone walls, garden prep, big tree, shrub and perennial garden plantings, grading, driveways, pool coping, gazebos, outdoor lighting, arbors and anything else our customers request.

The work is physically demanding, so you must be in shape and have a good attitude. Everyone works Monday through Friday, 40+ hours a week starting at 7 am.

Check out our Works and What We Build pages at

Contact Charlie Proutt, Phone: (802) 425-2877

Posted on 05/03/2017 by charlieproutt

Garden Therapy: Landscape Gardener

Garden Therapy has an opening for a Part-Time Seasonal Landscape Gardener. The season begins as soon as the weather allows; usually around April 1, 2017. Garden Therapy is a 9 year old company that maintains perennial gardens throughout Chittenden County. They have 2 full-time staff and a couple of part-timers including this position, with additional part-time help brought in as needed. The gardens range from small private perennial gardens to large private estates containing annuals, perennials, vegetables, shrubs and trees. Garden Therapy takes pride in their attention to detail, their ability to provide excellent customer service, and their dedication to each and every client. They love what they do and want you to too.

This position will include, at a minimum, the following duties: Spring/fall Cleanup, edging, mulching, deadheading, weeding, pruning, planting, dividing and garden installation and overhauls. Also involved, moving plant material and repetition of certain tasks, like weeding. No mowing.

Requirements: Are you self-motivated, trustworthy and responsible? Do you take pride in your work and enjoy working independently as well as with others? Do you enjoy the outdoors, rain or shine, as well as manual work? They need someone in good physical shape that can work efficiently and is able to lift and carry 50+ pounds. You must be a non-smoker, have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Plant knowledge and plant care experience, including pruning, is desired. Flexibility, a positive attitude, and a love of plants are a must. A degree in Horticulture, or landscape/gardening experience is a plus.

Hourly rate is negotiable and will also depend on experience and abilities. If you are the person they are looking for, please send your cover letter and resume to Jennifer Mills at Following a phone interview, Garden Therapy will request contact information for previous employers as well as work references.



Contact Jennifer Mills, Phone: (802) 310-3152

Posted on 04/17/2017 by kristinamackulin

Horsford's Job Openings - 2017 Season

Join the team at Horsford Gardens and Nursery. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced, outdoor environment, and possess great customer service and people skills. Horticultural education and knowledge of basic botanical concepts is essential. College education in plant and soil science and/or professional experience in the horticultural field preferred. Experience operating machinery is also a plus. Every member of our staff is required to work one weekend day per week.

We are proud to offer great pay, paid holidays, and an immediate retirement plan for every employee, all in a beautiful setting and surrounded by friendly and passionate horticulturists.

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to

Please visit for complete job descriptions! Open Positions:

-Assistant Grower
-Garden Center Professional
-Gardening Assistant
-Perennial Grower Assistant

Contact Charlie Proutt, Phone: (802) 425-2811

Posted on 02/01/2017 by charlieproutt