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Great Lakes Urban Forestry Management of Batavia, IL and Michigan City, IN, is currently seeking to hire Forestry Survey Technicians for collecting data for large scale tree inventories.

It is required that the applicant be an ISA Certified Arborist. We offer excellent compensation and benefits in an extremely positive work environment, which allows all team members to grow both personally and professionally.

Our projects are in a four state Great Lakes region (IL, IN, MI, WI), so applicant must be willing to work out of state on an overnight basis for several days at a time. Must be able to work in inhospitable weather environments such as wind, rain, high heat, and extreme cold. Applicant must be an ISA Certified Arborist, have valid Driver’s License, and be able to pass a criminal background check.

Hiring Date: April 1, 2022. Accepting applications and resumes until March 1, 2022.

Job Description: Forestry Survey Technician

Applicants must be able to operate Handheld GPS units, and have strong tree identification skills. Must be willing to learn other Geographic Information Systems (GIS) softwares and technologies. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. GIS-Based Tree and Natural Resource Inventory
  2. Perform rudimentary Tree Risk Assessments
  3. Report preparation
  4. Interaction with GIS data
  5. Work on a team that creates Urban Forestry Management Plans

Interested applicants may submit resumes to

Any questions can also be e-mailed, or feel free to call our office at 630-762-2400.

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