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Horticulture 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.

Job Statistics

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Career Advice and Job Listings

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Gainful Employment Information

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Contact Information

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Brian Clement, Program Chair/Associate Professor/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1059, (630) 942-2526

Frank Balestri, Instructor/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1058, (630) 942-3498

Amy Hull, Greenhouse Supervisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0026, (630) 942-3806

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

Teresa Dietz, Program Support Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1008, (630) 942-3997

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

Molly Devine, Student Success Specialist - Navigator
Center for Student Success, SRC 1144, (630) 942-3559

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