Landscape & Snow Production Associate – Vernon Hills

Landscape Architecture • Construction • Maintenance • Snow Management

Vernon Hills, IL            847.634.1660

Boulder, CO                        303.440.7833

Landscape & Snow Production Associate  

Full Time Position

Vernon Hills, Illinois (Northwest Chicago Region)

Landscape and Snow Production Associate will enjoy learning experiences while working outside, creating and maintaining high quality landscapes. Ideal candidates are highly motivated, hardworking, team focused and possess a customer friendly personality. You will have an active involvement in all areas of the business; landscape maintenance, landscape construction and snowplow. Team members who excel in this position will grow and be prepared for additional career opportunities within the company.

James Martin Associates is a progressive, award winning landscape firm seeking exceptional, horticulture and landscape architecture or construction management graduates. Previous summer work and/or 1-2 years landscape industry experience required. Horticulture, Landscape Management or Construction Management degrees are preferred. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to safely perform and operate various landscaping equipment and handling of landscape materials.

Landscape Production Associate responsibilities and learning opportunities of the job are:

  • Learn residential or commercial landscape maintenance production and efficient processes
  • Become trained in safe operation of all forms of landscape equipment and tools
  • Assist foremen with the installation of high quality landscape construction or irrigation projects

·       Perform various materials yard management procedures

  • Become skilled at performing proper horticultural services
  • Coordinate and install annual flowers, perennials, shrubs and trees
  • Assist with plant material acquisition, job staging and care
  • Gain exceptional communication and customer service skills

Snow Operations responsibilities and learning opportunities:

  • Participate in snow management activities such as plow truck driving, shoveling, salting or office administration during snow events
  • Assist in pre-season maintenance and repair of snow equipment and fleet vehicles

Career Development Paths:

  • Superintendent of production crews
  • Project management
  • Account Management

Benefits: Potential for full time employment with benefits (paid time off, health insurance, 401K) and many opportunities for self-directed growth within the company. A complete overview of the company and career information can be accessed at

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