Do you enjoy landscaping? Do you love the idea of transforming homes and businesses into beautiful landscapes? Join Designer Landscapes, a premier landscape company in central Illinois.

Benefits for full-time positions: Training, paid holidays/vacation, 401k, health insurance options.  

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Current Job Openings

Nursery Manager


Experience in plant care, customer service, skid steer use, and driving a larger truck would be best but we will train as needed. The work is physically demanding, but you are home each night and the work is 5 days a week (4 week days and Saturday, and starting pay would be based on experience or skills, but minimum would be $18/hour. 


Good communication skills, driver's license with a good driving record, dependable, hard working, be a self starter, and have good organizational skills.

Landscape Crew Member - (full-time & part-time positions available)

Position overview:

Landscape and hardscape installation, renovation, and maintenance. This includes planting beds, patios, fire pits, retaining walls, and other residential or commercial projects.


  • Install softscape and hardscape materials, following design specifications
  • Tree and shrub planting, pruning, and maintenance
  • Installation of patios, retaining walls, and drainage systems
  • Use of hand tools, power tools, light and heavy equipment
  • Push wheelbarrows loaded with gravel, soil, boulders, etc.
  • Keep all equipment and vehicles clean and organized
  • Other duties may be assigned as temporary assignments


  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to do continual heavy lifting - specific requirements will vary between installations
  • Display professional behavior when on a job site

Trained abilities:

The following are required skills in order to perform the required duties but are not required upfront to be considered for a position at Designer Landscapes. If you are not able to do any number of the following, training will be provided to the right candidate.

  • Operate power tools such as a leaf blower, backpack blower, chainsaw, rototiller, chop saw, hedge trimmers, drill
  • Operate heavy equipment such as a skid steer or mini-excavator
  • Currently possess or pursue a C-Class License

Nursery worker- part time

 Call us for details! 217-227-3256

Qualities in great Designer-Landscapes employees:

  • Hard-Working
  • Dependable
  • Friendly
  • Positive attitude
  • Punctual
  • Professional
  • Dedicated to high-quality work
  • Team-player