Full-time Assistant Grower

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Job Summary:

Assist in the care and maintenance of all hardy nursery stock, both container grown, b&b and field grown stock. Working directly with the plant material; fertilizing, pruning, watering and insect monitoring, insuring that the plant material is always “garden ready.” The position reports directly to the Horticultural Nursery Manager, and ideally the candidate is; energetic, passionate, motivated and wants to be a part of a growing and evolving plant nursery.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Hands on management of irrigation, fertilization, environmental controls and cultural care of plant nursery stock.
  • Early detection of plant problems and proactively providing solutions.
  • Clear and timely communication, both oral and written, with supervisors and fellow employees.
  • Up keep and trouble shooting of all grower supplies and tools.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • A degree in Horticulture and/or three plus years of growing experience.
  • Knowledge of perennial, shrub and tree identification.
  • A valid driver’s license
  • A valid IL Pesticide License
  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings as needed.
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Basic computer skills

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Bridget Reilly, Nursery Operations and Horticultural Manager


Contact Information

Craig Bergmann Landscape Design, Inc.
Contact Name: Bridget Reilly, Nursery Operations and Horticultural Manager
Email: breilly@craigbergmann.com
Website: Apply Online