Delivery and Planting Assistant
Full-time – Seasonal – Long-Term
Reports to: Delivery and Planting Manager
Wage: $14-$16/hour

Horford Gardens and Nursery offers a planting service to customers. The Delivery and Planting Assistant will be part of a team representing Horsford’s in the community and at customers’ residences. It is imperative to be respectful, clean, and courteous. You must be willing to learn to do the job to our standards. The Assistant will be driving a delivery truck and requires an excellent, clean driving record.

Each day is filled with hard but rewarding work that includes: loading and unloading trucks, digging holes, planting trees, shrubs and perennials, and spreading soil and mulch.

The Delivery and Planting Assistant must show up to work on time and be prepared to travel around the greater Burlington area, and sometimes across the lake to New York, in nursery vehicles.

Work Conditions
Ability to work in a fast-paced, outdoor environment in Vermont’s ever-changing weather
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Each member of our staff works a five-day, 40-hour work week, which includes working one weekend day

Retirement Plan – Immediate SIMPLE IRA with 3% match
Paid holidays during active employment
Paid time off accrued with active employment
Generous employee discount

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Charlie Proutt at