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9/22/2017
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Landscape Services Internship
Brickman Group | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Overview

Brighter futures start here. Welcome to BrightView. We're a team of talented professionals, driven by results and relationships, and committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities.

BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest. This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we're reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.

A brighter future is in your hands. We're currently seeking a Landscape Services Intern.

What you'll do:

The rotational will include the following:

* Exterior Maintenance - Work with the crews in the field; going out with the crew on their routes
* Account Management - Shadow BrightView Account Managers in Maintenance and Irrigation
* Agronomic Review - Shadow a Spray Technician
* Tree Care - Understand how to maintain the equipment
* Irrigation - Understand the various parts of the irrigation system; go on property inspection; put together a work order; Irrigation troubleshooting
* Estimating
* Landscape Enhancements per design team

Skills we're seeking:

* Proficient with computer software programs including MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
* Self-motivated to work on tasks
* Must have effective oral and written communication skills
* Must be able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
* Must have a strong work ethic

Preferred Educational Status

* Pursuing a bachelors or associates degree in any areas of Horticulture such as the following: Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Science, Construction Management, Agriculture-Business, Landscape Design or Plant Science

About Brickman Group

The Brickman Group, Ltd. is a provider of commercial landscape maintenance services in the United States serving commercial properties in 25 states. The Company provides landscape maintenance services, including lawn care, flower bed planting and care, pruning, leaf removal, weed and pest control, irrigation maintenance, fertilization and mulching to customers, pursuant to maintenance contracts. The Brickman Group, Ltd. provides snow removal services to its landscape maintenance customers. The Company also provides landscape design/build services. The Company's customers include property owners and managers of office parks, hotels, corporate facilities, retail centers, schools and universities, hospitals, professionally managed residential properties and municipal facilities. (Source: 10-K)

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