Careers: Junior Plantsman

Junior Plantsman, Native Landscape Contractors, LLC

This is an entry level position, full time and seasonal positions available, with the possibility for year round work. Working out of Romeoville, IL. Salary: $15.11-$16.75/hr + benefits

  • This is a union position with Operating Engineers Local 150
  • Benefits included: health insurance
  • Qualified candidates will be required to successfully complete union training courses
  • Qualified candidates will be able to successfully complete the following tasks:work under the supervision of a Crew Foreman;
    • work outdoors on uneven terrain and during potentially adverse weather and biological conditions such as heat, cold, wind, humidity, biting insects;
    • correctly identify native and non-native plant species;
    • proper herbicide mixing and application;
    • mechanical or manual plant removal;
    • installation of native plants and native seed;
    • installation of erosion control measures;
    • mowing;
    • small engine and equipment maintenance;
    • drive company vehicles;
    • participate in prescribed burns;
    • maintain a safe and professional work environment.
  • A qualified applicant will be able to work a variable schedule. Typical schedules consist of 8 to 10 hour days, Monday – Friday starting as early as 5am with the potential for weekend work

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must have IL Pesticide License or ability to obtain within 1 months following hiring date
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Degree in ecology, environmental science, biology, forestry, landscape architecture is preferred
  • Knowledge of Illinois flora and plant ID skills
  • Ability to work alone or in a team setting
  • Must be able to lift 30lbs regularly
  • Must be able to operate small engines (mowers, brush cutters, chainsaws)
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen

Apply Today!

Please email resume to: Saul Monreal, Superintendant, saulm@nativelc.com