Lawn care company looks to fill open positions

By WEEK Reporter

February 28, 2013 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 1:30 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Despite what it looks like outside, spring is just around the corner and one lawn care company is getting ready for a busy season.

Weed Man USA franchises in the Bloomington and Peoria areas is looking to fill about 60 open positions. The part and full time positions include marketing, customer service, sales and lawn care technicians.

The company focuses on the chemical side of lawn care, offering weed control and fertilizer applications. Those who work at the franchise said business is growing like a weed.

"I've been with the organization for two years. When I first came in we have three franchises and right around $800,000 in business. The goal this year is, with all six franchises we have is $3.1 million. So we are growing, quickly," said Jacque Grant, Weed Man Central Illinois Office Manager.

The company is hosting open interviews every Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the month of March at the following locations:

Bloomington – 10094 McCue Dr
Peoria – 5113 N Executive Dr, Suite 101 (behind Peoria Notre Dame)
Springfield – 3630 Great Northern Rd,
Champaign - 2714 W Clark Rd Suite F

For more information call the hiring manager at 877-827-9390 or email