PT Tree Maintenance Worker – Fox Valley Park District

Location: Reports to Cole Maintenance Shop
Hours: Monday – Friday 6:30am-3pm; some overtime and weekends may be necessary through planting season of spring and fall.

Salary: $10-$13.00/hour and up depending on qualifications

Qualifications: Individual must be age 18 years of age or older with a high school degree or equivalent. Must possess a valid IL driver’s license. Previous grounds maintenance experience required with preference given to those with tree knowledge and experience with chain saws and other related equipment. Supervisory experience preferred. Individual must be able to lift 50 lbs., be in good physical condition and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions including high heat and humidity. Skilled in maintenance equipment operations and use of various hand and power tools highly desired. Knowledge of the Fox Valley Park District coverage area preferred. Ability to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Duties: Under the supervision of the Manager of Arboriculture, Lakes and IPM or designee, the Tree Maintenance  worker will be assigned to on-going restoration and maintenance projects and may perform crew leader duties when needed. Individual must be able to work well independently with little supervision and as a team leader or member on a crew. Projects will include planting, trimming, pruning, watering and inspecting trees and shrubs throughout the District and within the nurseries. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. This is an at-will position.

You may contact Chris Kuehn at the Fox Valley Park District via email at ckuehn@fvpd.net or by clicking this link: https://www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org/about-us/employment/

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