Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Wheaton, IL
Application Deadline: September 2, 2013
This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a qualified greenhouse grower at Cantigny Park. Join the prestigious horticulture staff and work in an 18,000 square foot greenhouse that produces every flower that is growing in the gardens. As greenhouse grower, you will be responsible for a wide range of production tasks and you will be involved in the planning of Cantigny’s greenhouse improvements which will focus on green technology and sustainability. This is an 8 month term position with a possibility of extension. Excellent compensation. Visit www.cantigny.org for requirements and complete job description.
Located in Wheaton, Illinois, Cantigny Park is the former home of Colonel Robert McCormick, longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. Cantigny Park is home of the McCormick Museum, First Division Museum, spectacular gardens, picnic grounds, nature trails, a Visitors Center with banquet and dining facilities, educational and recreational programs, a championship golf course, and much more. Explore Cantigny at www.cantigny.org.
Created by renowned landscape architect Franz Lipp, the twenty-nine acres of formal gardens at Cantigny are a horticultural masterpiece. Cantigny possesses one of the largest display gardens in the Midwest with more than 160,000 annuals, perennials, ground covers and flowering shrubs and trees. Cantigny’s gardens are a source of education, recreation and inspiration to thousands of visitors annually.
Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Human Resources at:
Cantigny Greenhouse Grower
This is a unique 8 month term position for a qualified greenhouse grower. Primary responsibility is to grow top quality plants for the Cantigny Horticulture Department. Assist greenhouse staff in the daily operations of the production facilities.