Rewarding Careers in Landscape Design, Architecture and Construction

Do you love working with plants?
Do you enjoy working outdoors?
Do you find satisfaction in creating ideas and custom solutions?
Are you interested in a career with a dynamic team of professionals?

If this sounds like you… a career with Buhrman Design could be your calling. As a premier provider of Landscape design, architecture, and hardscape construction services in Chicago and its suburbs, we are always looking for great people to join our team. We would love to hear from you about starting a career here at Buhrman Design Group.

We are a well-established, family orientated landscape company creating horticultural excellence throughout the Chicagoland area for over 25 years. At Buhrman Design Group we have the knowledge, skill and discipline you need for expanding your skills in an incredibly rewarding field. Like stacked stones, we work together as a team to lift each other to the next level. Our unique array of services, vast expertise and exceptional customer service set us apart us from other companies… and we are looking for great people to join us.

We offer excellent wages and outstanding benefits to our employees. We also offer continuing education and training for employees and field staff, so we stay up to date with current trends, technologies, and equipment. We want to provide you with the tools and training you need to succeed. We also take pride in our gear by ensuring our tools and equipment are updated, cleaned, and maintained to operate at peak performance for efficiency on each project.

Come grow with us! Join the Buhrman Design Group and apply below…

Current Landscape Career Openings

Hardscape Foreman/Masonry

starting at $25 per hour

Seeking applicants with experience in the installation of residential/commercial landscapes, including paver patios and retaining walls.  Must be able to read site plans, layout work, train and supervise crew members, and have excellent masonry and paving skills.  A valid driver’s license is required with the ability to drive bobcats and heavy equipment preferred.  We offer excellent pay and above average hours. 

Landscape Construction Foreman

starting at $25 per hour

Under the limited direction of the Construction Manager supervises the work of landscape construction crews.  Minimum of 2 years experience in the Horticulture/Landscape industry.  A valid driver’s license is required.  Display strong ability to lead, train and support crew members.  Appropriate level of plant identification knowledge, and ability to read landscape plans, record, and report data.  Ability to operate construction equipment including skid steers; tractors; excavators, dump trucks and trailers; and all implements associated with that equipment. We offer excellent pay and above average hours.

Landscape Maintenance Foreman

$21-24 per hour depending on experience

Seeking individual with 1- 3+ years experience leading landscape maintenance mowing crews.  Can effectively communicate and direct the activities of crew members.  Be able to speak, read, and write in English.  Foreman will be required to maintain established levels of productivity, quality of work, and safety for the assigned crew.  A valid driver’s license is required.  We offer excellent pay and above average hours.

Landscape Chemical Applicator or Operator

$20-$28 per hour depending on experience

Possess Illinois Pesticide Applicator or Operator License or be willing to obtain one upon employment.  1-5+ years of experience in the landscape industry.  Have appropriate math skills, and plant health care knowledge.  Must speak fluent English.  A valid driver’s license is required.  We offer excellent pay and above average hours.

To apply for any of the above open positions, send your resume to or call 847-949-9245 to arrange an interview.

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