Employment Opportunities

Horticulture is a historically stable field, regardless of the economy, and is rich with diversity. Jobs range from entry level to upper management positions and include part-time, full-time, seasonal, temporary and permanent opportunities. One of the most appealing aspects of the field is that individuals can easily create their own niche to meet personal needs such as time commitments, duties, benefits, location and entrepreneurial goals.

Gainful Employment Information
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Contact Information


Judy Burgholzer, Program Coordinator/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1058, (630) 942-3095

Martin Bartz, Horticulture Lab Technician/Grower
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0025, (630) 942-3807

Brian Clement, Instructor/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1059, (630) 942-2526

Peter Deeman, Program Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2548

David Earl, Program Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2538

Amy Hull, Greenhouse Supervisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0026, (630) 942-3095 

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592