Crew Worker – Forestry and Parks Division
DATE: July 6, 2022
DEPARTMENT: Public Services
Public Services Superintendent of Forestry & Parks
Starting wage is $26.61/ hour ($55,346.20 annually)
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a crew worker within the Forestry and Parks Division. The successful applicant will have the ability to perform general tree and plant care procedures (tree removal, tree pruning, cabling/bracing, soil amending, planting, pruning, etc.), be able to apply standard aerial lift operations on most trees and will be able to remove debris, chip brush and perform worksite cleanup. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge in one or more essential functions, with the ability to succeed, and a willingness to learn where experience is limited. The successful candidate will be able to maintain and safely carry out general beautification projects.
The work environment generally includes the outdoors, operating a vehicle and working in a garage setting. The noise level is occasionally loud. The environment includes inclement weather conditions, working in high traffic areas, working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to high levels of noise for an extended period, and exposure to chemicals, fumes or disagreeable odors.
Occasionally required to sit; use hands to touch, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. Frequently required to stand, walk, lift, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. May lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth and the ability to adjust focus.
The position offers access to competitive health, dental and vision insurance benefits, as well as a generous time off package. The Village offers two deferred compensation plans, a post-employment health plan (PEHP), and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) public pension system.
The selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug screening and driver’s license and background check. The position is expected to be filled as soon as the interview process and background checks are completed.
Interested candidates should submit an application, resume and a cover letter to the Village of Hinsdale, Village Manager’s Office, Attn: Human Resources, 19 E. Chicago Hinsdale, IL 60521, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.villageofhinsdale.org/jobs for a job application. The Village is an EOE employer. No phone calls, please. The Village is an equal opportunity employer.