Forestry Intern Public Works Department – Temporary Position

Village of Arlington Heights

33 South Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005 (847) 368-5161

NOTICE Temporary Forestry Intern Public Works Department

March 19, 2018

The Village of Arlington Heights, a northwest suburb of Chicago, population 75,101 is seeking a temporary Forestry Intern in the Public Works Department. Applicants should be in the process of obtaining a degree in the field of Forestry, Forestry Management, Botany, Ecology or a related field. This position will require knowledge of tree identification and tree physiology.

Applicant must be able to work independently and outdoors for an extended period of time. Computer skills in Microsoft Office and ArcMap are a plus, but not required. Must be a minimum of 18 years old, ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to climb ladders, and operate power tools & equipment.

Hours for this position will be scheduled between 6:00am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, $13.50 per hour. A valid Driver’s License is required.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online seasonal application for employment available on the Village’s website at Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or e-mail to: The fax number is 847-368-5990. This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights please visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a pre-employment drug screen.

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