Tree and Shrub Grower
Full-time – Seasonal – Long-Term
Reports to: Wholesale Manager
Horsford’s is looking for organized and self-motivated individuals to grow, care for, and sell ornamental shrubs and trees. Ideal candidates will have an existing knowledge of ornamental plants and botanical concepts, and a desire to continue learning. Existing horticultural knowledge is a plus, interest in working with plants is a must.
The work is physical but rewarding. Daily activities could include potting container plants, pruning, staking, weeding, watering, assisting customers, and much more. Must be a team player but also capable of thoroughly finishing tasks independently.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.