Employment Opportunities

We are dedicated to providing our customers with only the best in customer service and product offerings. We are retail! Further, we are committed to our staff and to providing a positive work environment wherein our employees can achieve career growth and fulfillment in fast paced, challenging, team based and goal oriented company culture. We believe these two goals are not only compatible, but interdependent. Our full Benefit Package includes:

  • Health and Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Continuing Education
  • Employee Discounts
  • Company Uniforms

 

Requirements for all available positions:

  • • Friendly and service-oriented personality (in person and on the phone)
  • • Ability to work quickly and accurately, even under pressure.
  • • Very detail oriented.
  • • Good multi-tasker with basic math skills
  • • Ability to bend, lift items up to 25 pounds and stand on feet for long periods of time
  • • Ability to work in all kinds of weather and temperatures
  • • Willing and available to work retail hours
  • • Reliable
  • • Coachable – learns quickly and put new knowledge into action

Click on the links below to download our employment applications:

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Current Openings

Bloomingdale Location Employment

LOADING AREA – CARRYOUT
Job Description:

 Ability to work in outdoor conditions for extended period time
• Willingly and eagerly assist customers to their vehicles with all types of merchandise.
• Ability to lift 50 pounds throughout the day
• Self motivated
• Able to work as part of a team to achieve productivity goals.

• No previous experience necessary.

CASHIER

Job Description:
Operate cash register – POS
• Greet every customer in a courteous, friendly manner (in person and on the phone)
Answer and properly route calls
Receive, unpack, price and display merchandise
Selling – sell and aid customers in selection of all store products
Maintain a clean and neat store
Answer customer inquiries to the best of your knowledge or direct the customer to the proper personnel
Direct customer to the proper sales area for products desired
Other duties requested by Store Manager

 

Please send or drop off application/resume to Bloomingdale location.

 

Carpentersville Location Employment

LANDSCAPE FOREMAN
Job Description:
• Greet every customer in a courteous, friendly manner (in person and on the phone)
• Ensure planting crew has correct design, materials, tools and equipment necessary for completing each project accurately.
• Plan and supervise all work processes to maximize productivity.
• Knowledge of extensive planting and landscaping procedures, including placement, fertilizing and mulching of product(s).
• Knowledge of J.U.L.I.E. criteria for careful installations and plantings.
• Knowledge of hardscapes-pavers, flagstone, retaining walls.

LANDSCAPE LABORER
Ability to work in outdoor conditions for extended period time
• Ability to lift 50 pounds throughout the day
• Able to work as part of a team to achieve productivity goals. 

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER
Provide tour of nursery sales yard and describe materials used in landscape design
Job Description:
• Receive, unpack, price, and display merchandise
• Provide cultural care advice to customers and answer any questions regarding trees, shrubs, evergreens, soils, mulches and stone
• Home consultations with clients to perform site analysis, listen to customer wish list, discuss budget etc.
• Ability to create landscape designs by hand, or with software
• Perform take offs from designs to create a bid using Platt Hill Nursery formulas
• Source material both hard goods and green goods
• Basic understanding of construction details to help the landscape foreman with troubleshooting
• Knowledge of perennials, trees, shrubs, evergreens, soils, mulches, brick pavers and stone

Please send landscape foreman, laborer and designer application/resume at Carpentersville via fax 847-428-3812 or email: clarkhill@platthillnursery.com