Schmechtig Landscapes is an established and expanding landscape maintenance, irrigation, lighting, design and construction firm, serving the North Shore and Northwest suburbs of Chicago. We look for people who want to learn, set and achieve professional goals and are seeking growth opportunities. Our employees have a good appreciation of our organization’s history and core values. Schmechtig Landscapes encourages and supports continuing education.
We promote from within providing an understanding of procedures, processes, and relationships within the organization. Employees work within the area of advancement, where we provide a hands-on approach, offering a full understanding of the fundamental workings for a proper and effective operation. This ensures a successful transition for you, the department and ultimately the company.
Schmechtig Landscapes, established in 1960 and located in Mundelein, IL and Lake Geneva, WI, is expanding and looking to hire. We provide a fun and exciting workplace, encourage and support continuing education and promote from within the company.
The position requires knowledge of plants and hardscape procedures; 3 years minimum experience overseeing crew installing high-quality landscape construction projects. Must be able to understand landscape plans, will need a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, and required to lift heavy objects more than 80 pounds.
The position requires installing high-quality landscape designs including hardscapes. Will be required to lift heavy objects of more than 80 pounds. Participate in training and safety programs. Experience is a plus, we will train.
The position requires thorough knowledge of landscape maintenance and property enhancement procedures; 3 years minimum experience as a supervisor or foreman overseeing and maintaining high-end residential properties including managing multiple crews. Excellent understanding of maintenance and horticultural practices; horticulture degree or certificate, Landscape Industry Certified and bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Must have a valid Driver’s License with a clean record.
Position responsibilities include the supervision of the Maintenance Field Crew. Work with the Account Managers/Field Supervisor to understand and implement the daily work schedule, inspection of field crew work to ensure it meets and exceeds company standards. An understanding of routine maintenance procedures is required. 1 to 5 years minimum experience as a field crew member. Must have a valid Driver’s License with a clean record. Landscape Industry Certified and bilingual in Spanish is a plus but not required.
The position’s responsibilities include mowing, edging, weeding, trimming, pruning, mulching, and more, in caring for our client’s property. Will be required to lift heavy objects of more than 80 pounds. Participate in training and safety programs. We will train.
The position requires the ability to perform seasonal contracted services: startups, midseason audits, shutdowns, and overall operation of the irrigation system. Troubleshoot, resolve, and repair problems. Modify existing irrigation systems correctly and efficiently. Customer service professional presence & attend to customers’ irrigation questions/needs. Landscape low-voltage lighting repairs and modifications will also be required. 3 years of productive experience. Must have a valid Driver’s License with a clean record and be able to follow a given schedule and work as a team member and independently. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
20860 West Indian Creek Road
Mundelein, IL 60060
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm M-F
Schmechtig Landscapes is a landscape contractor who provides landscape design, landscape installation, and landscape services for clients in North Shore Suburbs of Chicagoland, Northwest Suburbs of Chicagoland, Lake Geneva, and surrounding communities.