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Acres Group, one of the top 20 landscape contractors in the nation, has the following open positions.

*Materials Purchaser-either Roselle or Wauconda-Source and procure landscape materials and trade goods for the facilities by generating, processing and posting material orders via the inventory management system, and assisting with other daily functions.

*Estimator-Plainfield, Roselle or Wauconda-Partner with Account Managers with handling job estimating and proposals.  Will be out in the field gathering information in order to populate the Acres bid system.

*ACCOUNT MANAGERS (junior & senior levels) Plainfield & Roselle-Manage a portfolio of accounts in lawn and snow providing high levels of customer service, make horticultural recommendations & sell property enhancements in lawn and ice melt in snow, sell new contracted lawn & snow accounts.*

*SHOP SERVICE MANAGER in Roselle-Supervise all maintenance and repairs of facility trucks, trailers, tractors, small equipment. Coordinate the preparation of equipment and assure readiness for both the landscape and snow removal seasons.  Manage daily shop operations, inventory and assist in developing the budget.*

 Join our industry leading team!  To view full job descriptions and apply online visit us at or contact Amy@




Walsh Landscape in Plainfield seeks a Residential Maintenance Account Manager to manage a portfolio of accounts for our residential division. 
Will provide high levels of customer service, develop new business, sell enhancements, and make recommendations. 
Please visit our website and apply online or contact Amy@



Major objectives of the Inventory Coordinator are to maintain live, accurate inventories of Goodmark Nurseries, South Branch Nurseries, and Prairie Acres Tree Farm.  Monitor additions of plant material harvested, purchased and depletions of plant material sold. Scout plant material for quality and assist in labeling.

Major objectives of the Inside Sales Representative involve servicing existing customers, developing new sales opportunities, and investigating new revenue streams for Goodmark Nurseries LLC. Will assist other team members in creating marketing and sales opportunities, monitoring accounts receivable and developing new sales tools.

Please visit our website and apply online or contact Amy@

Wingren Landscape, Inc. is an award winning full-service landscape company for both residential and commercial properties. Our outdoor services are virtually limitless and include
full-scale landscape design, construction,
maintenance, lighting, and irrigation. We are all things outdoors. Founded on a commitment to excellence since 1957. We are seeking experienced
candidates for the following full time positions:

Residential Architect / Designer

This person will be responsible for managing all phases of residential design projects of varying types and sizes from initial client outreach to project managing the job to completion. The position involves design, sales and project management.

  • B.S. Landscape Architecture or demonstrated experience
  • Ability to produce high-quality creative designs, estimate and sell jobs.
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level in Autocad, Sketch Up, Adobe Photoshop, and MS Office
  • 5 plus years of experience preferred,
  • Licensed in Illinois a plus

Residential Superintendent / Project Manager
This person will be responsible for field managing all phases of residential design projects of varying types and sizes.

  • Demonstrated experience managing high end residential jobs and multiple crews
  • Extensive hardscape construction experience
  • Plant identification and layout
  • Bi-lingual a plus

Please send resume and work sample to Matt Thumm at:

Commercial Maintenance/ New Business Development
Applicant shall be a highly motivated and creative professional who is looking to work in a team environment.
Please send your resume and salary history to Brian Dolwick,
General Manager of Maintenance at:

RYCO Landscaping


The Landscape Designer, Estimator, and Sales Person must be thoroughly familiar with designing all aspects of landscape construction to include: site analysis, grading, drainage, plant selection and placement, hardscape (patios, walkways, decks, barbecues, gazebos, etc.), water features, lighting, etc.; and be able to design the same using CAD, Dynascape, Vector Works, Pro Landscape, Viz Terra, etc. software. Excellent analytical as well as aesthetic skills, providing excellent customer service and being able to do take-offs are a must. This position entails being responsible to coordinate with the production manager on a daily basis as well as with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, Sales, and Accounting personnel.


Seeking a self-motivated individual that has strong skills with using computers, customer service, estimating, and production including reading plans, lay out of jobs, and supervising crews. Must interface well with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers. Five years of experience or more desired. English and Spanish speaking is a plus. Excellent benefits and compensation.


With a focus on prospecting, business development, account management, and building long term business relationships, we are seeking a highly motivated, creative, professional who can “sell sustainable, profitable work” and to “completely satisfy our customers”. If you have 3-5+ years successful landscape sales experience, are proficient with basic MS software, have industry credentials, and have the confidence to cold call potential customers, we want to talk to you. This full time position offers a company vehicle, competitive salary with a production bonus structure, vacation, retirement, and health benefits.

Please email your resume to
Debbie Bartsch:


Jane Dilworth & Associates


Talented, enthusiastic designer able to produce high quality hand drawn designs.
Must be experienced, a self starter, able to muti task in a small, fast pace office. Hardscape, plant knowledge and excellent people skills are required.
Our company has a great reputation, is well established and in high demand in the western suburbs. Please send your resume to:

Premier Landscape Contractors Inc. is a full service design/build/maintain landscape contractor. Our service area encompasses Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.

Premier’s primary mission is to provide the highest level of design, construction and maintenance services. This combination has resulted in a stable, growth driven environment that allows Premier to remain competitive and provide its clients with the high quality service they require.

Premier seeks to fill the following positions:

  • Senior Landscape Architect
  • Residential and Commercial Maintenance Account Managers
  • Residential and Commercial Maintenance & Snow Estimators
  • Commercial Service Business Developers
  • Construction Project Managers

Applicants must be experienced, highly motivated, organized, detail oriented, willing to work in a team environment, and have a 4-year industry specific degree or equivalent.

We offer competitive wage and benefit packages commensurate with experience as well as opportunity for growth.

Please submit resume, references and salary expectations to or fax to 630.321.9540.



Landscape Architect/Designer

Established Central Illinois Design/ Build Firm seeking experienced landscape architect/ designer for design, estimating, sales and project management.
Immediate opening for a quality individual with a minimum of 3 years experience in the industry.
Existing reputation and clientele provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual.
Send resume, salary requirements and references to: All applicants will remain confidential.


Commercial Maintenance Team Manager

Do you have the ability to lead team efforts in sales management, budgeting, operations, and staff development?  James Martin Associates is celebrating 37 years & continuing to grow! If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, read on...

Primary responsibilities: contribute to and execute the annual sales plan. Develop, manage and review account managers, superintendents, administrative staff. Lead weekly team meetings to plan, organize, and strategize. Develop annual budget & manage monthly performance of maintenance division. Manage assigned commercial accounts and assist in management responsibilities for snow plow sales and operations, including performing the duties of an area manager.

Requirements: 10-15 years business experience, a track record of leadership & team development skills. Competent in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook. CLT or CLP preferred.  Good driving record.

This position is a full time, salaried, exempt position. Expected hours during the landscape season requires flexibility to work between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm, including Saturdays. Potential work hours during the snow season include nighttime, weekends, and holidays. 

Salary and Benefits: we offer 401k, medical and dental benefits, PTO, paid holidays & profit sharing. Salary commensurate with experience. Visit our website at

Please submit your cover letter and resume with salary history to

Dig Right In Landscaping, Inc. focuses on sustainable landscape design, installation and maintenance. The company serves residential customers in the near-western suburbs.

We are in a period of growth and are looking to fill numerous positions including but not limited to: Personal Gardener, Office Manager, Landscape Constrction/Maintenence Technicians.

Detailed job descriptions can be found on the Careers page of our web site at:


Zenere Landscapes

Landscape Superintendent
Seeking an experienced Superintendent to setup and run multiple jobs. Responsibilities include scheduling multiple crews, materials and equipment on a daily basis. Bilingual a plus. Salary based on experience, year round employment.

Maintenance Supervisor/Foreman
Seeking a skilled individual to work
as a Maintenance Supervisor. Responsibilities include running and scheduling multiple crews.
Must have a valid spray applicator
license and 3+ years experience. Bilingual
a plus. Salary based on experience,
year round employment.

Please email your resume to: or fax:708-877-1502

Poul's Landscaping & Nursery is a family owned and operated landscape and nursery firm located in Long Grove, Illinois. We are currently seeking a responsible, self-driven Summer Intern candidate who is looking to develop as a professional in the landscape industry.
The position of Summer Intern has the potential to become a salaried position. Strong candidates should either be a recent graduate or currently enrolled in a Horticulture or Landscape Design/Architecture program or related field at an accredited college or university. For job inquiries, please contact Jon Lee at (847)949-6667 or

**City Escape Career Opportunities**

The Project Director is responsible for the administration of landscape maintenance contract.This includes regular meetings with clients, creating work schedules, coordinating subcontractors, directing site supervisors, ensuring job quality and contract compliance, and keeping contracts within budget. The successful candidate will have strong organizational and communication skills. An Illinois pesticide applicators license or ability to obtain one is required. An ISA certified arborist preferred. A Bachelors degree in horticulture, landscape architecture or related field is required. Please send resume and cover letter to

The Crew Leader is responsible for leading the work crew. Under the direction of the Project Director, the Crew Leader is responsible for implementing required work in an efficient manner to meet or exceed contract requirements. This includes operating landscape equipment, tool inventory tracking and maintaining job site efficiency and quality control. The Crew Leader must be able to work outdoors in a variety of conditions and must be able to stand, bend and walk for long periods of time on a regular basis. The ability to lift 50 lbs or more is also required. Experience in landscape maintenance and construction and an Illinois pesticide operators license or ability to obtain one is required. The successful candidate will have strong communication and leadership skills. Proficiency in Spanish and an Illinois Drivers License is strongly preferred.
Please send resume and cover letter to

Suburban Landscaping

Landscape Installation Estimator

Estimate, propose, and oversee installation crew for residential & small commercial landscapes. Project types will include brick work, planting, outdoor kitchens, and drainage. Degree or experience equivalent required. Salary, benefits, and profit sharing.

Account Manager

A degree in horticulture is preferred but not required. Clean driving record is required and bi-lingual is helpful. Friendly and helpful personality is a must. Salary, benefits, and profit sharing.

Please fax resume to: 708-756-1122 or call 708-799-6228.

Landscape Design/Sales

The Barn Nursery
is hiring in our Landscape Design Division. We are seeking experienced applicants for Landscape Design/Sales. The position will focus on high end consumer landscape design, sales
and project management. This inspired leader will be able to work independently to create & sell unique, compelling designs for our customers, while managing site analysis, budget, design, and
customer service.
Please send a resume and project portfolio, if available, to Tom at
Learn more about us at:
Also hiring Experienced Maintenance & Construction Crew Leader.


Join our well-established design, build and maintenance company. For over 35 years, Nature’s Perspective has been providing landscape services to Chicago’s northern suburbs and Chicago’s north side. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Candidate will assist in preparing landscape drawings and proposals for client presentations as well as coordinate multiple landscape projects.  Candidate must be able to handle a wide range of responsibilities, have a good knowledge of plant and hardscape materials, demonstrate excellent computer skills including Dynascape, Google SketchUp and Google Picasa,  be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated with good social skills.

Please mail, or e-mail your resume to:
Attn: Paul Klitzkie
2000 Greenleaf St.
Evanston, IL 60202
 (847) 475-7917
Visit us at:


Landscape Supervisor Position -

  • Positive Attitude
  • Landscape Construction and Management Experience
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Supervisor/Leadership Experience
  • Eager to learn & grow within a company
  • Valid Drivers License (w/CDL preferred)

Send Resumes to:
David Tyznik at

Laborer & Foreman -SEASONAL- (multiple positions)

  • Positive Attitude
  • Desire to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Valid Drivers License (w/CDL preferred)
  • Experience installing residential landscapes
  • Experience maintaining residential landscapes
  • Eager to learn and grow within a company for application form & send completed form to: Planter's Palette Landscaping
28W571 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield, IL 60190



The primary responsibilities of this position are to support the design, sales and construction operations. This individual must meet individual sales goals and effectively coordinate with design staff in order to meet individual and overall company's goals.

Candidate must have a strong working knowledge of landscape design, plant material and composition, hardscape materials and construction technique as they relate to high-end residential landscape design. He/she must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a firm understanding and ability to use existing computer programs. Completion of a landscape architecture
degree, associate's degree in landscape design or a degree in a related design field is required. The candidate should have a minimum of five years of design / sales experience in the landscape industry. Candidate must have experience generating sales leads, following up on company generated leads and continually building sales resources to meet and exceed sales goals. Send resumes
Attention: Jerry Milewski

Do you have one or more years of experience climbing trees and feel you have no opportunity for advancement at your current job?
Are you upset that your employer is unable to give you year round employment?
Are you concerned about the lack of overtime?
Do you feel unappreciated?
RW Hendricksen Tree Care is looking for
experienced climbers who would like to be part of a team. Applicants must have a good driving record and the ability to obtain a CDL license with an air brake endorsement. We offer health benefits, paid vacation and holidays. Compensation would be based upon experience and attitude.
Let's talk to see if we are a fit. Please contact Scott at: or

-Garden Manager/Horticulturist-Full Time-

Elawa Farm in Lake Forest, seeks manager responsible for 2.2 acre flower/veg garden.
Responsible for maintaining garden as production farm, and as a Gentleman's Farm with appropriate aesthetics.

- B.A. in Horticulture/Equivalent work experience
- Experience in farming practices
- Strong computer skills-Word/Excel/Powerpoint
- Ability to work with volunteers of all skill levels
- Working conditions: Physically demanding, outside work, often in inclement weather.
- Some weekend work

Please send resumes to Natalie at

Heynssens+Grassman is a full service landscape company serving residential clients on the Northshore.
We are seeking a Landscape Architect for an entry level position. Candidate must have the ability to produce an accurate site survey, familiarity with Illinois plant material, and excellent skills in hand drawing or CAD.
We are also seeking a Maintenance Client Representative. Candidate must have strong technical skills, extensive experience in horticulture, and an ability to communicate successfully with clients and crews.
Send resume to:
or call 847.360.0440.


Apex Landscaping seeks a Residential Maintenance Account Manager to manage a portfolio of existing accounts as well as solicit new sales. Manager will provide high levels of customer service, develop new business, sell enhancements, and make
recommendations. This account manager must have knowledge in Microsoft Office. Bilingual Spanish skills preferred.


Apex Landscaping seeks a Project Manager to manage multiple crews for our residential and multi-family design and build division. This project manager will be involved in the daily planning, scheduling, budgeting, safety, training and customer service. Bilingual Spanish skills preferred.

***CDL Driver***

Apex Landscaping seeks a CDL A driver to pick up and deliver materials as needed. Candidate must be able to connect/disconnect trailers and tarp loads. Skid Steer operation a plus.


Apex Landscaping seeks a turf/plant health care applicator. The ideal candidate will have an Illinois Pesticide Applicators license. Training is available.
Please send your resume to: or fax it to

Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect

The Fields On Caton Farm, Inc. is located in Joliet and serves the Chicagoland area. We are a family-owned business with landscape, garden center, and nursery divisions. Our business is growing, and we are looking for additional designers and/or architects. We are flexible in our needs and requirements and willing to train recent graduates or accommodate seasoned
professionals. A great opportunity in a dynamic and growing company.
Email resume or information to Tom at

Wanted: Compost Operations Manager
Northern Illinois compost facility is seeking for an immediate position; motivated, self-starting, organized, ambitious individual with the ability to multi-task as OPERATIONS MANAGER.
MANAGEMENT. Heavy equipment experience is necessary. Knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance a plus. Aggressive annual salary.
Send resume to Mike:,
847-921-5730 office, 847-963-6151 fax

Residential Maintenance Account Rep

Rosborough Partners, Inc. is accepting resumes for an experienced Residential Maintenance Account Representative to manage portfolio of residential
maintenance clients.
Responsibilities include preparing proposals, contract renewals, identifying and selling new sales leads and ensuring quality control is followed on client sites. Revenue and profitability goals will be set each year and accomplished by analyzing, planning, organizing, and adjusting schedules to achieve efficient use of resources and people.
Establishing, building and maintaining client relationships are the keys to being successful in this position.
Landscape industry experience and/or a
horticultural degree are required. English &
Spanish fluency is a plus.
We offer competitive wages and benefits.
Please email resume to:

-Horticulture/Turf Specialist -
Des Plaines Park District

Responsible for the growing conditions
of assigned flower beds throughout the District during the bedding season. This includes seasonal bed preparations, plant material installation, regular maintenance, watering, disease identification and weeding. This position will also perform skilled and semi-skilled landscape maintenance.
Visit for full
description and application information.

A landscape company in the western suburbs is seeking a Landscape Supervisor for maintenance/enhancements.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 5+ years experience as a Supervisor in
    maintenance/enhancements/snow removal.
  • Oversee crews providing snow removal services and assist with snow removal services as needed.
  • Ability to provide accurate estimates and review job cost.
  • Perform work in a safe and profitable manner.
  • Hire, train, manage, and develop crews.
  • Monitor work completed by crews for quality and efficiency.
  • Communicate with Sales and Management on a regular basis.
  • Bilingual in both English and Spanish is highly preferred.

Please submit your resume and salary requirement to:

Business Development/Account Management

Agema Landscape, LLC is accepting resumes for an experienced account manager. Responsibilities include preparing proposals, contracts and renewals, identifying new sales leads and ensuring
quality standards are followed on client sites. Establishing, building and maintaining client relationships are the keys to being successful in this position, as well as being highly motivated, creative, professional who can completely satisfy
our customers. Landscape industry experience and/or a horticultural degree are required. English & Spanish fluency is a plus. Please email resume to:

At Scott Byron & Co., we design, build and maintain exquisite landscapes for properties both residential and commercial. Located in Lake Bluff, IL.
We are looking for an experienced Flower Buyer to join our team.
You would be responsible for coordinating between sales, vendors, yard and production staff. Research options for new/improved and trending plant materials and products. Work with sales support team to produce visual support materials.
Maintain and improve annual work order process. We prefer a Bachelor's degree plus three to five years exp in the horticulture field. Valid driver's license is required.

Rosborough Partners, Inc. is accepting resumes for an experienced Commercial Operations Mgr to coordinate & schedule operations within the Commercial Dept. Analyzing, planning, organizing
& adjusting schedules to achieve the most
efficient use of resources & people are
responsibilities of this position. Managing &
coordinating the winter snow-plowing schedule & execution of activities during snow events are also part of this position's responsibilities.
Excellent communication skills are key to being a successful Commercial Operations Mgr. Landscape industry experience and/or a horticultural degree are required. English & Spanish fluency is required. We offer
competitive wages & benefits. Please email resume to:

Landscape Designer Assistant

Countryside is an independent garden center with a design build landscape department. We work with residential clients creating unique custom designs
and installations. We are looking for someone to help with basic design, estimates, and sales.
Send resumes to:


Elite North Shore Contractor established 1970 has position open for Maintenance Account Manager.
Apply in person 28877 Nagel Court, Lake Bluff, IL 60044 or email resume to:


Established design firm is seeking talented,
energetic individual to assist the Senior
Landscape Architect. Duties incl drafting /
rendering, site info gathering, estimating &
assembling presentation materials. Candidate will be a self motivated, quick learner & possess a positive attitude. Currently offered as a seasonal position (Apr 1- Sept 1), but may change based on
experience level & market conditions. Pay rate based on skills and areas of expertise.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Proficient in CAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, Word & Excel. Basic knowledge of plan s & landscape construction or will train. Good graphics & communication skills. Creativity & attention to detail. Please send resume & any work examples to

Premier Outdoor Environments, Inc.
Landscape Designer/Sales

We are seeking a person that will be managing all phases of our landscape design division. This job role will involve design, client interaction, sales and project management.

  • B.S. in Landscape Design/Architecture or similar degree/experience
  • Ability to complete and produce high end creative and functional designs, proposal take offs, present and sell the design
  • Can create professional hand drawn designs
  • Also knows how to use Dynascape, AutoCad, Sketch Up, Unilock Uvison is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent horticulture and hardscape background
  • 2-5 years of experience is preferred
  • Ability to multi task and great communication skills

Please email your resume and portfolio to:

Semmer Landscape LLC

Position: Landscape Enhancement and Maintenance Supervisor Semmer Landscape is looking for a qualified
individual to supervise and manage landscape enhancement and maintenance crews.
Candidate must have experience in both divisions, be fluent in English and Spanish. Computer knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, and out look is necessary as well as industry software.
This is a full time position offering medical insurance, retirement plan and vehicle to the successful candidate. Please send your resume to

Designer/Sales Position

O'Donovan & Son, Inc. is a high-end residential design/build firm seeking a highly motivated, knowledgeable person to join our team. The individual applying will have the following

  • Excellent attitude and a great fit within our team.
  • An understanding of landscape design, construction methods, along with basic knowledge of plant material, best horticulture practices and hardscape construction methods, such as outdoor living spaces, retaining walls, etc.
  • Candidate should also be proficient in generating new business and develop relationships with clients and subcontractors.

Please send resume, cover letter, and references


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FOR LEASE: 5 ACRES Algonquin Illinois

Landscape Headquarters or Satellite Site Farm house office
Three acre gravel parking area

  • 60' x 120' Small engine repair w/storage lockers
  • 60' x 60' Truck mechanic bay with 14 foot doors
  • 60' x 60' Warehouse
  • 60' x 60' Fertilizer and Chemical Warehouse
  • 15' x 15' Tool Shed with lockers
    Three Hoop Houses

*All buildings have concrete floors
Contact: Richard Lamkey 847-878-8228

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