Employment

We welcome your interest in joining Torrison Stone & Garden’s energetic and professional team of employees who together deliver creativity, craftsmanship, and superior customer service to create beautiful landscapes for our customers. Currently we have several open positions.

If interested in any of the landscaping positions, please respond with your resume detailing work history to Matt Gregory at mattg@torrisongarden.com

LANDSCAPE SUPERVISOR

Candidates for consideration must have prior landscaping experience who are reliable and hard working and enjoy working outdoors. This position will supervise our landscaping/planting crew and must have previous supervisory experience. This is a full time working position.  Must be able to work long hours during busy seasons. Must be fluent in English. The ability to speak and understand Spanish is a plus. Compensation depends on experience.  *This is not a mowing position.

Requirements:

  • Must have own transportation to and from our facility in Durham.
  • Valid CT license and clean driving record required.
  • Ability to drive a truck with a trailer. CDL license helpful but not required.
  • Ability to solve problems in the field, manage deadlines and complete work correctly the first time.
  • General knowledge of plant material, landscape practices, plant & sod installation, cleanups, mulching, pruning and seeding. This is a working position.
  • Experienced tractor operation and finish grading.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

LANDSCAPE CREW MEMBERS

Ideal candidates must be hard working, responsible individuals with prior landscaping experience who enjoy working outdoors. This is a full time position. Must be able to work long hours during busy seasons. Compensation depends on experience. *This is not a mowing position.

Requirements:

  • Must have own transportation to and from our facility in Durham.
  • Previous landscaping experience.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

MOWING CREW MEMBERS

Ideal candidates must be hard working, responsible individuals with prior mowing and landscaping experience who enjoy working outdoors. This is a full time position. Must be able to work long hours during busy seasons. Compensation depends on experience.

Requirements:

  • Must have own transportation to and from our facility in Durham.
  • Must have previous commercial mowing experience.
  • Must be able and willing to join landscape crew as needed (please see Landscape Crew Member job requirements)

GARDEN CREW MEMBER

If you enjoy working outside and have the experience and knowledge needed to maintain gardens, we would love to have you join our landscape crew. We are looking for applicants who are reliable, highly self-motivated, and hard working. The applicant will work under the direction of an experienced garden supervisor. This is a full time position. Must be able to work long hours during the busy season. Including Saturdays when necessary. Compensation depends on experience. Must be fluent in English.  The ability to speak and understand Spanish is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Must have own transportation to and from our facility in Durham.
  • Valid CT license and clean driving record a plus.
  • 2+  years experience in horticulture or closely related field.
  • Associate degree in horticulture/landscaping preferred (but not required)
  • Must have knowledge of the characteristics, growth habits, and proper maintenance requirements for a wide variety of annuals, perennials, shrubs, and ornamental trees. Regular tasks to be included are planting, pruning, deadheading, weeding, transplanting, and general cleanup.
  • This position requires physical activity on a daily basis. The applicant must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Must be able to bend, kneel, and climb ladders throughout the day.

MASTER STONE MASONS & STONE MASONS

Looking for masons skilled in using bricks, concrete blocks, concrete, as well as natural and man-made stones to build retaining walls, walkways, patios, abutments, outdoor stone fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, stairs, and other masonry structures. Responsible for a wide range of supervisory duties, including but not limited to the supervision of several other employees performing various tasks. Two years of prior experience as a stone mason required.

Requirements:

• Must have own transportation to and from our facility in Durham.
• Valid CT license and clean driving record a plus
• Must be able to follow architectural plans and drawings.
• Must possess sufficient math skills for measuring areas accurately

Please email your work history to claudia@torrisonstone.com or stop by our showroom and fill out an application.