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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
Health and Life Insurance, Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays are only for FT positions.

Platt Hill Nursery Employment Application

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

Current Job Openings

BLOOMINGDALE Location Employment

Landscape Department Assistant/Scheduler (Full-time Seasonal*) – Bloomingdale, IL

Seasonal* Full Time, Hourly Position, Reporting to Landscaping Manager

(*Busiest season is March through October)

Objectives of the Role:

To provide administrative and practical support across the Landscape and Nursery departments at the Bloomingdale, IL location.

What you will be doing:  

  • Schedule and track appointments and customer information for Landscape Department and teams.
  • Assist Landscape Manager and Crew Leaders with day to day administrative tasks.
  • Work directly with customers and vendors over phone (primarily) as well as, occasionally, in person if required.
  • Resolve customer issues and concerns with strong customer service skills and empathy.
  • Perform billing and invoicing tasks as well as customer calls concerning collection of payment.
  • Responsible for department files – keeping all client and department files up to date.
  • Meet deadlines and goals on time.

Experience Preferred:

  • Landscaping industry knowledge/experience preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with appointment setting and collections preferred, but not required.

Required:

  • Strong computer experience with above average experience using Microsoft Office products, including Excel.
  • Ability to provide customer service and resolve customer issues in a professional manner.
  • Ability to successfully manage and complete multiple projects and tasks at the same time.
  • Open to a variety of duties.
  • Must be available weekends (Saturday, Sunday)
  • Ability to work in Bloomingdale, IL.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Send email to: employment@platthillnursery.com

Platt Hill Nursery is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

CARPENTERSVILLE Location Employment

Platt Hill Nursery Landscape Design and Project Manager (Full-time, Seasonal*) – Carpentersville, IL

Seasonal* Full Time, Hourly Position, Reporting to Landscaping Manager

(*Busiest season is normally March through October)

What you will be doing:                                      

  • Primary Responsibilities Include:
    • Producing both designs and bids. Presenting and selling design build projects to Platt Hill Nursery clients. Acting as the client’s primary point of contact beginning with initial contact through all steps of the process, including potential future warranty issues.
  • Ancillary Responsibilities Include:
    • Sourcing material when needed. Design review and preparation with Landscape Foreman prior to construction. Invoicing and payment collection.
  • Proficiency in Dynascape preferred.

Experience Preferred:

  • Proficiency in Dynascape.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge and ability to use and understand the Spanish language.

Required:

  • Plant knowledge; Horticulture.
  • Strong communication, organizational and math skills.
  • Knowledge of landscape construction: hardscape flat work and vertical elements
  • Knowledge of landscape equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to work at store location and, from time to time, at client sites.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Send email to: employment@platthillnursery.com

Platt Hill Nursery is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Landscape Design and Sales (Full-Time, Seasonal*) – Carpentersville, IL

Seasonal* Full Time, Hourly Position, Reporting to Landscaping Manager

(*Busiest season is March through October)

What you will be doing:                                      

  • Primary Responsibilities Include:
    • Producing both designs and bids. Presenting and selling design build projects to Platt Hill Nursery clients. Acting as the client’s primary point of contact beginning with initial contact through all steps of the process, including potential future warranty issues.
  • Ancillary Responsibilities Include:
    • Sourcing material when needed. Design review and preparation with Landscape Foreman prior to construction. Invoicing and payment collection.
  • Proficiency in Dynascape preferred.

Experience Preferred:

  • Proficiency in Dynascape.
  • Knowledge of landscape construction techniques.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge and ability to use and understand the Spanish language.

Required:

  • Plant knowledge; Horticulture.
  • Strong communication, organizational and math skills.
  • Knowledge of landscape equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to work at store location and, from time to time, at client sites.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Send email to: employment@platthillnursery.com

Platt Hill Nursery is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Bloomingdale: 222 W Lake St, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Carpentersville: 2400 Randall Rd, Carpentersville, IL 60110

Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9am - 6pm; Sunday 10am - 5pm

 

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