Job Openings

Currently Available Positions

Project Assistant
Natural Areas Maintenance Crew Leader
Natural Areas Maintenance Technician
Class B Truck Driver
Lawn Care Technicians
Mulch Installation Crew Members
Right of Way Mowing Crew
Plant Health Care Technicians
Tree Climber

Project Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Natural Areas Project Assistant will work directly with the Natural Areas Manager in many aspects of both traditional and native areas restoration.

Duties will include:

  • Procure materials, such as trees and shrubs, plugs, and erosion control blanket
  • Communicate with project engineers, ensuring all required material submittals are provided in a timely manner
  • Attend pre-bid meetings, taking detailed notes
  • Meet with prospective clients to discuss project needs
  • Obtain necessary permits
  • Conduct take-offs of project plans
  • Submitting dig tickets to J.U.L.I.E. for projects

Qualifications:

  • Highly organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to accurately read and measure plan sets
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license
  • Past experience in landscaping or natural areas restoration

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Taylor Abrahamson at: taylor.abrahamson@mcgintybros.com
with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

27788 West Case Road, Wauconda, IL 60084

Type:

Full time

Natural Areas Maintenance Crew Leader

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Natural Areas Maintenance Crew Leader will oversee the seasonal restoration technicians in the field.

Duties will include:

  • Direct the seasonal restoration technicians as they properly complete their weed control tasks each day
  • Keep and maintain records of each day’s activities
  • Periodically meet with clients to discuss work on projects
  • Notify the Natural Areas Maintenance Manager of any problems found on-site
  • Maintain equipment including backpacks and weed whips

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience leading crews with a minimum of 3 years of experience in maintenance of natural areas
  • Excellent plant identification skills
  • Knowledge of various weed control methods including herbicide treatment, selective mowing, and burning
  • Availability to work between 40 and 50 hours a week with occasional weekend availability preferred
  • Illinois Pesticide Operator or Applicator license or the ability to obtain
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Taylor Abrahamson at: taylor.abrahamson@mcgintybros.com
with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

27788 West Case Road, Wauconda, IL 60084

Type:

Full-Time

 

Natural Areas Maintenance Technician

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Natural Areas Maintenance Technician will be properly trained and take directions from the Maintenance Crew Leader and Maintenance Manager or season restoration activities in the field.

Duties will include:

  • Chemical treatment of invasive species with backpack application, wicking, and ATV spraying
  • Operate brush clearing equipment safely including light power equipment such as weed whips, mowers, and chainsaws
  • Basic knowledge of native and invasive plant species
  • Report to work on time and with a positive attitude

Qualifications:

  • Be a positive addition to the field crew, ready to work each day
  • High school graduate seeking college degree or a career in a natural resource field
  • Desire to learn both native and invasive plants in the Chicagoland region
  • Interest in various weed control methods including herbicide treatment, selective mowing, and prescribed burning
  • Ability to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operator License
  • Ability to work between 40 and 50 hours a week with occasional weekend availability preferred
  • Ability to work under various weather conditions
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds and walk for long periods of time
  • Valid driver’s license

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Taylor Abrahamson at: taylor.abrahamson@mcgintybros.com
with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

27788 West Case Road, Wauconda, IL 60084

Type:

Full-Time and seasonal positions available

Class B Truck Driver

Duties and
Responsibilities:

To drive a truck as support to a Right of Way Maintenance Crew. Daily inspections of assigned truck and daily check to make sure all required materials are on the truck before leaving for the day.

Qualifications:

Must have a good driving record and be able to pull a trailer that is under A class requirement. This position is a support truck to roadway maintenance and the successful applicant must be capable of daily driving along the shoulder of major highways.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Brian McGinty at: Brian@McGintyBros.com with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

3744 Cuba Road Long Grove, IL 60047

Type:

Full time and seasonal positions available. Typical to work more than 50 hours per week with some Saturdays during the busy season.

Lawn Care Technicians

Duties and
Responsibilities:

To provide quality lawn care services to our growing lawn care department. This includes applying weed control and fertilizer, insecticides and fungicides to residential and commercial turf, daily routing of work orders, and truck inspections. You must be comfortable speaking to clients on the phone and in person.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of turf care, spray license preferred or the ability to obtain, clean driving record, must have good customer service.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Brian McGinty at: Brian@McGintyBros.com with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

3744 East Cuba Road, Long Grove, IL 60047

Type:

Seasonal positions available. Typical to work more than 50 hours per week with some Saturdays during the busy season.

Mulch Installation Crew Members

Duties and
Responsibilities:

To effectively install mulch on commercial and residential landscapes using our state of the art Mulch Blowing trucks. This includes driving the mulch to the site, installing it, and ensuring the site is clean before leaving.

Qualifications:

Class C CDL or the ability to obtain

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Brian McGinty at: Brian@McGintyBros.com with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

3744 East Cuba Road, Long Grove, IL 60047

Type:

Seasonal positions available. Typical to work more than 50 hours per week with some Saturdays during the busy season.

Right of Way Mowing Crew

Duties and
Responsibilities:

To safely and effectively use a zero-turn mower and weed whip along Chicago’s major expressways.

Qualifications:

Ability to operate zero-turn mower and weed whip; driver’s license preferred

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Brian McGinty at: Brian@McGintyBros.com with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

3744 East Cuba Road, Long Grove, IL 60047

Type:

 

Seasonal positions available. Typical to work more than 50 hours per week with some Saturdays during the busy season.

Plant Health Care Technicians

Duties and
Responsibilities:

To provide quality plant health care services to our growing plant health care department. This includes applying insecticides, fungicides, and fertilizer to residential and commercial properties, daily routing of work orders, inspecting properties for additional needs, and daily truck inspections. You must be comfortable speaking to clients on the phone and in person.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of local tree species and good identification ability; general insect and disease identification, though we will train the right candidate; spray license preferred or the ability to obtain quickly; clean driving record; must have good customer service.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Brian McGinty at: Brian@McGintyBros.com with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

3744 East Cuba Road, Long Grove, IL 60047

Type:

Seasonal positions available. Typical to work more than 50 hours per week with some Saturdays during the busy season.


Tree Climber

Duties and
Responsibilities:

The tree climber will work on a tree crew serving residential, commercial, and municipal clientele. The main responsibility will include safe and effective trimming and removal of trees, but also daily truck inspections, driving to job sites, and interaction with our valued clients.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have 1-2 years of general tree climbing experience including trimming, removals, and a basic knowledge of rigging. Certifications by ISA are a major plus, as well as experience using an aerial lift truck. Must be a team player with the ability to work well with an established crew. B Class License or ability to obtain one within 3 months.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Brian McGinty at: Brian@McGintyBros.com with reference to the job you are applying to in the subject.

Address:

3744 East Cuba Road, Long Grove, IL 60047

Type:

Seasonal positions available. Typical to work more than 50 hours per week with some Saturdays during the busy season.