Summer Intern – Lake Forest Forestry Department

The Forestry Section is hiring for a summer

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
    a. Monday – Friday 6:30am -3pm
    b. Be willing to work outside in all-weather
  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
  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.

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By May 1, 2019

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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