Greenhouse Assistant Grower

Platt Hill Nursery

Hand tended and nurtured for your success

Job details

Job Type: Part-time
Number of hires for this role: 1

Full Job Description

Greenhouse Assistant Grower – Part-time Seasonal Role:

Reports to: Greenhouse Manager

Type of Role: Hourly Pay, Non-Exempt. Part-time Seasonal, hourly role.

Main Focus of the Role: Potting and production of our homegrown plant material.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Caring of plants, irrigation, fertilization, potting, pruning and pest control.
  • Retail customer service, greeting every customer in a courteous, friendly manner (in person and on the phone).
  • Providing cultural care advice to customers and answering any questions regarding plant material.
  • Maintaining clean and tidy work areas.
  • Assisting in cultural care.
  • Unloading trucks.
  • Other duties requested by Manager.


  • 3 years’ experience in our industry.
  • 2-year degree (horticulture, environmental studies, or sales preferred).
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., kneel, crouch, grab with hands, reach, lift from the ground up and from above, push and pull multiple times throughout the work day.
  • Pesticide applicators license a plus.

Job Type: Part-time


  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
We are following the current CDC and State of IL guidelines. Masks are encouraged, but, are not required for vaccinated individuals. Plexiglass dividers are up where still needed and continued cleaning protocols are in place.

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Tagged as: Greenhouse, Part Time, Seasonal

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