Employment

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:

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

 

Requirements:

  • 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

​MAILING ADDRESS:

10729 Pine Road

Leland, IL 60531

sales@pizzonursery.com

Office: (815) 981-8000

Fax: (815) 327-4157

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