Forestry Supervisor/Arborist

DEPARTMENT: Public Works DIVISION: Parks/Forestry POSITION TITLE: Forestry Supervisor/Arborist PAY GRADE/RANGE: 125E $77,833.00 – $112,857.73 Annually FLSA STATUS: Exempt CIVIL SERVICE STATUS: Exempt OPENING DATE: 6-1-15 CLOSING DATE: 7-1-15 NATURE OF WORK: The predominant function of this position is to … Continue reading

IAA Board Meeting – June 26

Allerton, Monticello, IL

Advanced Qualification – Abiotic Problems

Saturday’s, September 19 & 26, 2015 9:00am – 3:00pm Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL This IAA Qualification Course will provide an in-depth study of common abiotic stresses on trees and woody plants. We will discuss specific abiotic disorders asso- … Continue reading

Certification Workshops & Exam – Mundelein Fire Station

Thursday’s, September 10 – November 12, 2015 6:30pm – 9:00pm Mundelein Fire Station, 1000 N. Midlothian Rd., Mundelein, IL Workshops cover: Tree Biology Tree Identification Soil Science Water Management Tree Nutrition and Fertilization Tree Selection Installation and Establishment Pruning Tree … Continue reading

Advanced Qualification – Tree Diseases

Saturday’s July 11 & 18, 2015 9:00am-3:00pm Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL This IAA Advanced Qualification Course will provide an in-depth study of the common tree and woody plant dis- eases found throughout Illinois and sur- rounding areas. We … Continue reading

Advanced Qualification – Pruning Class

June 9, 2015 7:00am-3:00pm Cantingy Park, Wheaton Course Highlights: Pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure and yet it is more than just the removal of dead- wood. In the Pruning module, emphasis will be placed on: * Identifying … Continue reading

IAA Tree Climbing Competition

September 19, 2015 Fairview Park, Decatur, IL Event Sponsors are needed! Please contact the IAA office if you would like to sponsor a tree climbing event. Below is a link to the park location.’45.8%22N+88%C2%B058’53.6%22W/@39.8494616,-88.9883148,14z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0 Competition Registration Forms will be … Continue reading

Certification Test Dates – Downers Grove, IL

The next certification test dates will be held July 20 & September 14 at Downer’s Grove Public Works.

IAA 2015 Summer Conference – June 25 & 26

Thursday, June 25 8:30–9:00 Registration Opens 9:00–10:00 “Chipper Training” – Representatives from Bandit, Mobark and Vermeer will cover topics from TCIA Chipper Operator Specialist training manual. Topics include: ANSI/OSHA require- ments, types of chippers, controls and safety devices, chipper inspection, … Continue reading


Midway Tree Service, Inc. – Climber Full-time experienced tree climber wanted in Chicago IL. Competitive compensation based on qualifications and experience. Call 773-838-3800 or email at

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