Summer Intern Forestry Section – City of Lake Forest

Department of Parks & Recreations – The Forestry Section is hiring for a summer position.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Watering
  • Tree and Shrub Planting
  • Ground Work – General clean up duties after tree removal
  • Brush Chipping
  • Sidewalk Clearing
  • Assisting in Dutch Elm Disease & Emerald Ash Borer scouting
  • Tree Inventory

The successful candidate will:

  1. Be expected to work a 40-hour work week for approximately 10 weeks
    1. Monday – Friday 6:30am -3pm
    2. Be willing to work outside in all-weather conditions
  2. Have the ability to work independently or with a three to four person crew
  3. Be able to effectively communicate with residents and staff professionally and be understanding of the residents and their concerns
  4. Understand computers and programs such as MS Excel (a plus)
  5. Tree identification skills preferred

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Applicants must be of sound physical condition in order to work in all types of weather.  

Salary:  $12.00 /hr.

Apply online at by April 27, 2020.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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