Jobs & Careers at Carpenter & Costin Rutland, VT

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Now Hiring – General Laborers

Rutland & Middlebury VT

Carpenter & Costin is currently recruiting exceptional individuals in the landscaping field who are career-driven and are highly motivated and skilled.

Carpenter & Costin is a full service landscaping company for high-end residential and commercial properties. General laborers plan and execute landscaping operations and maintenance by performing the following duties:


  • Mowing using commercial mowing equipment
  • Maintain curb edges and walkways
  • Cleanup of property using a backpack blower
  • Plant, tree, and shrub installation
  • Mulching to landscape beds
  • Spring/Fall cleanup of leaves, perennials and debris.
  • Load/Unload equipment onto trucks and trailers
  • Mower blades
  • Remove daily debris from equipment, trucks, and trailers
  • Cleaning of trucks & equipment
  • Meet production goals
  • Snow removal: shoveling, snow blowing, or plowing
  • Roof raking


  • Knowledge of landscape/hardscape
  • Willing to work in any weather conditions
  • Dependable
  • Willing to work long hours during / after snow storms.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Experience with residential or commercial landscaping accounts
  • Have variety of equipment experience
  • Must be a hard worker and team player
  • Posses have a clean and valid driver license
  • Have a positive attitude

Company offering to qualified applicants:

  • Benefit package with health insurance for full time year round position
  • Retirement program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation time
  • Career and advancement opportunities

Winter time hours vary based on weather. Full time work starts in April!

*Must have a clean and insurable drivers license (No suspensions, DUI, outstanding tickets, SR-22, etc.) and have had your license for at least 3 years

*Must be able to lift at least 50-75 pounds

 Apply now!

Now Hiring – Hardscape Crew

Carpenter & Costin is seeking skilled hardscaper crewmembers that show leadership, professionalism and pride.

Job duties include, but are not limited to

  • Lay common building materials to construct or repair walls, walkways, patios, etc.
  • Construct outdoor structures
  • Accurately measuring material
  • Mixing techniques and application of mortar with appropriate tools.
  • Assisting other department within the company


  • Minimum of 1-3 years of landscaping maintenance
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record
  • Ability to follow written processes and systems
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Dependable, energetic, and motivated who works with a positive attitude
  • Must be organized and have time management skills
  • Must be willing to work hard and efficiently to accomplish daily goals
  • Willingness to perform all basic landscape tasks as required
  • Detailed oriented


  • Pavers
  • Natural stone walls
  • Block walls
  • Veneer
  • Fireplaces, etc.
  • Excavating
  • Landscape Construction
  • Hardscape Division
  • Outside Maintenance
  • Landscape Management
  • Snow Management

Work Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Physical endurance and strength to work an 8+ hour day
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to kneel, bend, and handle physical labor for hours at a time.

Benefits & compensation:

  • Paid time off
  • Health Insurance for year round employees
  • Holiday pay
  • Retirement Plan options

*Must have a clean and insurable drivers license (No suspensions, DUI, outstanding tickets, SR-22, etc.) and have had your license for at least 3 years

*Must be able to lift at least 50-75 pounds

 Apply now!

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Job Application

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Imagine getting paid to do the things you LOVE! 

Do you love working outdoors and as part of a team that is most known for its customer service?
Do you love building and maintaining landscape projects, beautiful lawns, patios and planters?
Do you love doing great things for the community?

We want people on our team with a passion for learning.

We’ve assembled an amazing team of men and women that have a passion for legendary customer service and now it’s time to expand our team.

Are you someone who loves learning and enjoys advancement? We’ll invest in you by providing the training and education to help you turn a job into a career.

We need these skills. Is this YOU?

  • Team focus
  • Excellent communicator
  • Love working outdoors
  • Team leadership experience
  • Self-motivated
  • Energetic
  • Making customer service is my top priority
  • Passion for learning new skills to advance within the company

We have openings year round for:

  • Lawn care, mowing, edging and fertilizing
  • Plants & shrubs pruning & maintenance
  • Stone work – patios, stone walls, pool decks
  • Woodworking – Pergolas and ornamental elements
  • Snow plowing & snow removal

Not Just a Job –  A Career Opportunity

At Carpenter & Costin we know we are only as good as our team and we’re proud to be associated with everyone on it. We are very passionate about finding the right person and personality for a long-term fit, so we settle for nothing less. Then we provide the training and education to help you succeed. To accomplish that, we’ve formed a team and a culture that values knowledge, understands customer service and embodies and advances exceptionally positive attitudes. This philosophy results an incredibly strong team with depth and bench strength that provides promising career paths to our team members who want to improve their knowledge and advance through the ranks and turn jobs into careers.

Commitment to Service and Quality

We’ve assembled the area’s best professional landscapers, landscape designers and drivers with a complete understanding of our commitment to customer service.

  • In Spring we begin interviewing for positions as we add staff to manage our workload through October.
  • In Summer we have some positions that may fit well into school vacations which can end when you go back to school.
  • In Winter Carpenter & Costin clients need snowplowing, snow removal and roof raking which keeps us busy taking care of commercial and residential customers year round.

The Carpenter & Costin Difference is our TEAM!

Ask anyone that works with us and you’ll find people in our organization that enjoy their work as much as they enjoy their play outside of work. We provide training and team building as well as a few special events several times a year where we all enjoy getting together for some fun. If you enjoy golf, pig roasts, ATVing, and softball just to name a few activities, you’ll love being part of this team!

Do You Have What it Takes?

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join the Carpenter & Costin Team, please fill out the form below so we can get acquainted soon. We’re always looking to find the right career-minded individuals to grow with us while we advance our customer satisfaction goals and continue to grow and provide opportunities for all.

Thank you for considering Carpenter & Costin for your career. We look forward to speaking with you!


Russ Marsan & Matt Cataldo