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 $23.00/hr + DOQ

The Naperville Park District is Looking for a skilled forestry worker with minimum of 3 years experience in arboriculture. Main responsibilities include: removal of trees, pruning, planting of trees and shrubs, edging and mulching, tree identification, ability to access tree diseases and defects, as well as winter snow removal operations and general park maintenance. Ability to obtain Illinois Pesticide Operator License and Class C Drivers License required.

Schedule:
Monday-Friday 6:30am - 2:00pm, some weekend work

Start Date:
Immediately

Job Type:
Full time

Benefits:
Health Insurance, Dental, Insurance, Vision, IMRF, Sick time, Personal time, Vacation time, Referral bonus

Free Fitness Center membership, free Centennial Beach membership, discount on golf rounds at Springbrook & Naperbrook Golf Course. Free or reduced rate on programs.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a wide variety of park maintenance tasks including but not limited to; trail maintenance, horticultural care of landscape beds and custodial duties on a daily basis.
  • May be asked to act as a crew leader to assigned staff and volunteers by orienting and training.
  • Clean and maintain parks through litter pickup, garbage removal, recycling activities, and conduct scheduled inspections to district amenities as assigned.
  • May be asked to participate in park maintenance operations such as controlled prairie and woodland burns, hardscape and pond maintenance.
  • Support special event set up, tear down and maintenance during the event.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the methods and of forestry, turf, and horticulture development and maintenance.
  • Demonstrate abilities to apply fertilizers and pesticides at manufacturer’s application rates.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in agronomy, horticulture, turf management, forestry or related field.

Special Considerations:

  • This position is subject to a post offer physical.

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