Perennial Grower
Full-time – Seasonal – Long-term
Reports to: Perennials Manager
Pay Range: $15-$19/hour

Perennial Growers take part in all aspects of producing and selling perennials. Growers’ daily tasks include helping customers locate and choose the right plants for their gardens, ringing up sales, and loading customer vehicles with perennial purchases. Daily growing tasks include potting, watering, weeding, propagating, scouting for insect and disease issues, irrigation care, and keeping detailed records.

Teamwork is just as essential to this position as is the ability to complete tasks alone. Positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and willingness to work hard outside in a variety of weather conditions are crucial assets to working with our team.

Growers feel passionate about plants, our customers, learning, and caring for the environment, as well as the satisfaction that comes from a day of hard work outdoors.

Work Conditions
-Ability to work in a fast-paced, outdoor environment in Vermont’s ever-changing weather
-Must be able to lift 30 pounds
-Each member of our staff works a five-day, 40-hour work week, which includes working one weekend day

Benefits
-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 charlie@horsfordnursery.com.