Forestry Maintenance Worker – City of Lake Forest

Forestry Maintenance Worker

Hiring Range: $52,377 – $59,142

City of Lake Forest seeks an experienced forestry maintenance worker. Successful candidate will be self-motivated, work well with others and have at least 3-5 years of forestry field experience. Certified arborist with tree-inventory software experience preferred. Duties include tree removal/planting; trimming; ability to identify trees, insect pests, and diseases affecting trees; and operating chippers, chain saws and various other tree care equipment. Must demonstrate strong communication and computer skills.

Must be at least 18 years old and possess, or be able to obtain within 6 months, a Class A CDL and an Illinois Commercial Pesticide Applicator license. Must be able to perform heavy manual work in all types of weather and to operate a variety of equipment. Must be available for emergency call back and be willing to work alternate work schedules during winter months or when Department workloads dictate. Fulltime position with excellent benefits. Apply online by March 25 at EOE



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