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Employment Opportunities

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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

 

Platt Hill Nursery Delivery Driver (Full Time) – Bloomingdale, IL

Part-time position, reporting to Nursery Manager

What you will be doing:

  • Loading and unloading a Platt Hill Nursery truck or van.
  • Driving a Platt Hill Nursery truck or van to make deliveries of plants, trees, shrubs and other landscaping materials to Platt Hill Nursery customer residences.
  • Working from our Bloomingdale location, making deliveries up to an hour away.
  • Making a lasting impression upon Platt Hill customers by providing exceptional customer service and brand representation.
  • Working within a dynamic and supportive team environment.

This is a labor-intensive role that has the following requirements:

  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Must have and maintain safe driving record and practices.
  • Know how to use a GPS.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. repeatedly throughout the day, loading and unloading the truck or van, in various types of weather.
  • Flexibility to work week days and at least one weekend day.
  • Courtesy and enjoyment with interacting with customers.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Experience Preferred:

  • 1 year of relevant driving experience, preferred but not required.
  • 1 year of proven positive customer service experience, preferred but not required.

 Send email to employment@platthillnursery.com

Platt Hill Nursery is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Platt Hill Nursery Cashier – Bloomingdale, IL

Part-time position, reporting to store manager 

What you will be doing:                                      

  • Operate a 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 the 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
  • Work 1-weekend day/evening
  • Other duties requested by Store Manager

Experience Preferred:

1 year of relevant cash handling experience, preferred.

1 year of relevant retail environment, preferred but not required.

Required:

Ability to work in Bloomingdale, IL is required.

Must be available weekends and evenings.

Must be authorized to work in the United States.

 Send email to employment@platthillnursery.com

Platt Hill Nursery is an Equal Opportunity Employer

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT – Bloomingdale

Job Description: Experience preferred, but not necessary.

Platt Hill Nursery will be willing to train if applicant is:

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Conversational English and/or Spanish
  • Willingness to work outside in all weather
  • Must be in good physical health, able to lift 50-100 lbs.
  • Job consists of production and cultural care of woody shrubs and trees.

 Send email to employment@platthillnursery.com

 

Carpentersville Location Employment

Platt Hill Nursery Landscape Design and Project Manager – 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 – 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

Thanksgiving Day: Closed

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