2023 Distinctive Landscaping Crew

Distinctive Landscaping is currently hiring crew members for the 2023 season!

We offer residential and commercial landscape designs and installations of all sizes in the spring, summer, and fall months. Run high-end equipment and machinery, learn or strengthen your masonry skills, and get your hands dirty planting award-winning landscape designs with Distinctive Landscaping.

Landscaping Installation Crew
Reports to: Foreman of the Installation Crew
Pay Range: $18-$22/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.

• 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

• 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
• Ability to lift at least 50 lbs repeatedly throughout a workday
• 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 – Dry-laid retaining and freestanding stone walls
• 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

• Immediate Retirement Plan – SIMPLE IRA with 3% match
• Paid holidays during active employment
• Generous employee discount at Horsford Gardens & Nursery

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Charlie Proutt: charlie@horsfordnursery.com