At Pizzo Native Plant Nursery we believe our most valuable asset is our staff.  Our team is comprised of both full time and part time seasonal staff. If you are interested in joining our team, but do not see an opening available please submit a resume. We will keep it on file should a position become available.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Inside Sales Representative

Job Description: 

Pizzo Native Plant Nursery is seeking candidates to join our team as an inside sales representative. The position will assist the Pizzo Nursery team in our mission to “build ecologically balanced communities through education, promotion, cultivation and trade of top-quality native plants”. The Pizzo Nursery sales team takes pride in delivering exceptional customer service and product. The role of inside sales rep is to support the sales manager in all sales activities including; answering the main phone, entering quotes and converting to orders, scheduling delivery and pick up times with customers, invoicing and assisting with accounts payable. The position also involves attending tradeshows and other industry events to help build stronger relationships and develop new ones. We are looking for someone with some sales experience and a desire to sell native plants to all wholesale markets. We are continuing to expand as a nursery and there is great growth potential with this position as well as a competitive salary and strong benefit package. A passion for plants and helping people is a must.

To apply please contact Kyle Banas – Nursery Manager at kyleb@pizzonursery.com

Nursery Technician (Seasonal)

Job Description: 

Help grow and maintain native plants from seedlings to finished liners under the direction of the Production Coordinator. Help monitor crop inputs for efficient and quality production. Work as member of the PNPN team to help achieve the highest standards in regards to facility appearance and quality control.  Strive for an exceptional level of professionalism and efficient communication when interacting with other members of the PNPN team.  



Plant production tasks:

  • Transplanting

  • Filling flats

  • Moving plants around within the nursery

  • Weed management

  • Crop consolidation

  • Keep production tools and areas clean and organized

  • Learn native plant species and their characteristics



Other General Nursery Tasks (as needed):

  • Seeding

  • Seed harvesting and cleaning

  • Bare root harvesting

  • Order pulling

  • Communicate with Inventory Control in regards to plant losses, consolidations, and recounts         

  • Communicate with the Grower in regards to pest and watering observations

  • Watering

  • Laying and repairing ground cloth

  • Over-wintering preparation

  • General facility cleaning

  • Nursery improvements and expansion



  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn are the most important requirement


Our team works together respectfully & cooperatively with enthusiasm & integrity.

To apply please contact Kyle Banas – Nursery Manager at kyleb@pizzonursery.com

Pizzo Native Plant Nursery


10729 Pine Road

Leland, IL 60531


Office: (815) 981-8000

Fax: (815) 327-4157


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