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


Platt Hill Nursery is searching for a qualified person to oversee the operation of our perennial and bedding plant department. The successful candidate is responsible for purchasing and sales of perennials and bedding plants including profitability. Primary duties include staff supervision and development (2 to 5 people, including training), purchasing, selling, merchandising/display and cultural care. An ideal position for an active hand’s on manager with a passion for horticultural retailing.

Qualifications: 3 years experience in our industry, 2 year degree, pesticide applicators license, physical abilities to do this job.

This is a full time position with benefits including: paid vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, 401(k) company match, company uniforms and continuing education reimbursement.

Please contact Mike Davison if you are interested, we would like to hear from you soon.

Mike Davison
phone: 630-529-9394
fax: 630-529-3795


Carpentersville Location Employment


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
• Other duties requested by Manager
• Work a minimum of 1 weekend day

Please email/mail your resume to our Carpentersville location to danrepholz@platthillnursery.com  –  No phone calls, please.


LANDSCAPE FOREMAN – Seasonal Full Time

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.
Please email/mail your resume to our Carpentersville location to clarkhill@platthillnursery.com  –  No phone calls, please.

We are hosting a job fair on Sat., Feb. 17th from 9-11am or stop in and fill out an application.


LANDSCAPE LABORER – Seasonal Full Time

Job Description:

• 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.
Please email/mail your resume to our Carpentersville location your resume to clarkhill@platthillnursery.com  –  No phone calls, please.
We are hosting a job fair on Sat., Feb. 17th from 9-11am or stop in and fill out an application.