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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; waiting period may apply.

APPLICATION: Click Here for our Platt Hill Nursery Employment Application

Requirements for all available positions:

(All positions require these skills and attributes. Please refer to each location’s employment opportunities, listed on this page, to view additional requirements for specific positions.)

  • Friendly and service-oriented personality (in person and on the phone).
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately, even under pressure.
  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Effective multi-tasking and basic math skills.
  • Ability to bend, lift items up to 25 pounds or more, and stand on feet for long periods of time
  • Ability to work outside in all kinds of weather and temperatures.
  • Willing and available to work retail hours.
  • Reliability and Highly Self-Motivated
  • Coachable – learn quickly and put new knowledge into action.
  • Enthusiastic Teamwork.

Current Job Openings

 

OPEN POSITIONS BY LOCATION:

  • BLOOMINGDALE2021 Seasonal Spring/Summer Roles ONLY
  • CARPENTERSVILLE – 2021 Seasonal Spring/Summer and Full-Time Roles

PLEASE NOTE: All 2021 SEASONAL SPRING/SUMMER TEAM positions are HIGHLY Labor-intensive and require the ability to work outside in all types of weather and temperatures. 

BLOOMINGDALE location employment

GREENHOUSE SALES AND SUPPORT

Type of Position: Spring Seasonal, Part-time; non-exempt, hourly pay

Reports to: Greenhouse Manager                                     

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receive, unload, unpack, price, and display Greenhouse merchandise
  • Greet customers in a courteous, friendly manner (in person and on the phone)
  • Inform customers of weekly specials and sales
  • Sell and aid customers in selection of all Greenhouse products
  • Direct customers to the proper sales are for products desired
  • Provide general cultural care and basic garden design advice to customers
  • Encourage tie-in sales (mulch, fertilizer, etc.)
  • Maintain and clean sales areas with Greenhouse products and materials
  • Other duties requested by manager

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs., or more, multiple times throughout the day.
  • Must have ability to work standing, walking and moving for up to 8-hrs. per day.
  • Must have ability to work outside in all types of weather and temperatures.
  • Carry, lift, load, push, pull, crawl, crouch, reach, grab, work with hands, twist, walk, and other similarly physical and specialized actions.
  • Availability from April 1st through July 1st, up to 5+ days per week including either Saturday or Sunday.
  • Must be able to work for any employer in the United States without any type of sponsorship. 

 

CARPENTERSVILLE Location Employment

LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND SALES ASSOCIATE – Full -time (Seasonal schedule)

 Reports to: Landscape Manager                                    

 WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

An experienced, detail oriented, creative, customer focused Landscape Design and Sales professional who is all-in when it comes to team work and bringing beautiful plants and design elements into the lives of others.

Someone who thrives with helping customers find and achieve the right landscape solution for their unique needs, who is passionate about every aspect of the design project and sale – from start to finish, and who is excited by the idea of joining a growing, dynamic, garden center and Landscaping team.

If you are highly self-motivated, can’t rest until you’ve done your best and looking to join a rock-star landscape design and sales team, consider joining the Platt Hill Nursery Landscaping Team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support clients from start to finish: initial contact through design phase, to construction management and warranty work.
  • Create elaborate landscape design solutions via hand drawn designs and CAD (Dynascape Preferred).
  • Create construction proposals based on job estimating systems
  • Source materials to execute construction phase of project

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 2 – 3 yrs. experience in a Landscape Design and Sales role.
  • Certification/Education as Landscape Designer and Landscape Design program and curriculum.
  • At least 1 yr. experience with CAD for purpose of Landscape Design – Dynascape preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with an intuitive emotional intelligence.
  • Love of working with clients – no matter the project size.
  • Strong horticultural knowledge of trees, shrubs, and perennials
  • Knowledge of natural stone & interlocking concrete pavers
  • Knowledge of job estimating & proposal writing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel (required)

EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE/HARDSCAPE LABOR AND CONSTRUCTION – (Seasonal) – Carpentersville

Type of Position:  Seasonal; non-exempt, hourly pay

Reports to: Landscape Manager      

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a heavily labor-intensive role that requires the following:

  • Experience in hardscape landscaping – stone, brick, rock and tile work, deck work, sod installation and removal and other hardscaping experience.
  • Experience using tile, stone, rocks, gravel, sod removal and other heavy hardscape materials and hardscape tools.
  • Use of various landscape and hardscape machines and tools. Example – sod cutter.
  • Commitment to working as and contributing to a dynamic team.
  • Commitment to achieving high productivity goals.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., or more, multiple times throughout the day.
  • Must have ability to work standing, walking and moving for up to 8+-hrs. per day.
  • Must have ability to work outside in all types of weather and temperatures.
  • Carry, lift, load, push, pull, crawl, crouch, reach, grab, work with hands, twist, walk, and other similarly physical and specialized actions.
  • Available daily (Monday – Saturday) from 6:30 am until 7:00 pm April 1st through October/early November depending upon season and sales.
  • Must be able to work for any employer in the United States without any type of sponsorship. 

 

     

      Platt Hill Nursery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

     

     

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