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

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 Openings


Bloomingdale Location Employment


Job Objective:

To service our customers with the highest standards of professionalism in the industry.  To maintain the greenhouse displays as a showcase with silk plants, blooming and tropical foliage plants.

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. Greenhouse
  2. Display areas
  3. Greenhouse arbor
  4. Outside triangle
  5. Combo table 

Job Functions:

1.)  Sales:

a.)  Greet the customers in a courteous and friendly manner; direct contact with every customer.

b.)  Inform customers of weekly specials/sales

c.)  Direct the customers to proper sales areas for products desired

d.)  Answer customers’ questions and phone calls on plant culture

e.)  Suggest add-on sales

f.)  Provide physical assistance when necessary or requested

2.)  Technical:

a.)  Visual merchandising:

i.)  Design and maintain “show” displays

ii.)  Rotate merchandise to create customer interest/seasonally

iii.)  Maintain proper signage for customer service, all plants should have a sign

iv.)  Eliminate poor quality plant material from display and other areas

v.)  Continually stock display area to maintain fresh look                         

b.)  Receive, unwrap and price new plant material

c.)  Decorating blooming plants and production of combo baskets for seasonal and/or year round gift ideas

d.)  Ordering combo supplies, seasonal products, ribbon, and baskets with Greenhouse Manager

e.)  Maintain a reasonable supply of goods for combo baskets

f.)  Keep supply shelves looking neat and customer friendly

g.)  Other duties as assigned by coordinator or greenhouse manager

3.)  Education:

a.)  Attend trade shows, gift shows, to keep abreast of latest fashions and trends

b.)  Continue attending classes and trade seminars

c.)  Conduct seminars for customers and co-workers

Send email to employment@platthillnursery.com


Job Objective:

To sell merchandise to customers by assisting them in their selection of product and by answering their questions and inquiries. 

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. Physical area: nursery yard and hardgoods area
  2. Product area: woody ornamentals, outside hardgoods
  3. Selling: trees, shrubs, evergreens, soils, mulches, stone

Job Functions

1.) Selling (person to person and telephone)

a.) Answer customers’ questions to the best of your ability; always be truthful

b.) Recommend products to customers

c.) Make customers feel good about shopping here

2.) Display/maintain plant material

a.) Maintain straight rows and neat sharp blocks of plants

b.) Install plant description signs on standards as needed; replace worn, torn, or weathered signs

3.) Pricing of nursery stock 

4.) Receive and unload merchandise as necessary – check in quantities received, display as we unload (we must handle items only once)

5.) Show awareness for cultural care, report any concerns to your manager

a.) Monitor which plants are dry

b.) Be alert for insect/disease problems

6.) Maintain cleanliness/tidiness in nursery yard – pick up pieces of trash/sweep up a pile of mess

7.) Retrieve wagons/carts from parking lot and disburse them in nursery yard

8.) Other duties as assigned

Send email to employment@platthillnursery.com


Carpentersville Location Employment


LANDSCAPE LABORER – Carpentersville

Job Description

  • Work outdoors, get strong and work with a great team while putting plants in the ground for our customers!
  • Ability to work in outdoor conditions for an extended period time
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds throughout the day
  • Able to work as part of a team to achieve productivity goals.
  • Available daily until 7pm

 Send email to employment@platthillnursery.com




Bloomingdale: 222 W Lake St, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Carpentersville: 2400 Randall Rd, Carpentersville, IL 60110

Mon - Sat: 9am - 6pm; Sun: 10am - 5pm

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