POSITION: Crew Worker – Forestry Maintenance Division
DATE: February 24, 2022
DEPARTMENT: Public Services
REPORTS TO: Forestry and Parks Superintendent
PAY GRADE: $25.96/ hour ($53,996.29/annually)
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an arborist within the Forestry Division. The successful applicant will have the ability to perform all general tree care procedures (removals, pruning, cabling/bracing, 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 and experience with all tree equipment used to complete work safely – chainsaws, pole/hand saws, chippers, pole pruners, saddles, ropes, etc. The successful candidate will be able to maintain all climbing gear and tree care equipment in safe, working order to ensure safe, efficient and high-quality tree work.
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 of time, 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. Occasionally works at heights/depths of 75 feet above or below ground.
The position offers competitive health, dental and vision insurance benefits with Vacation, Sick, and Paid Holiday time included. The Village offers two deferred compensation plans as well as a post-employment health plan (PEHP). This position participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).
The selection process includes an application process, interview process, background check and post offer physical and drug screening. The position is open until filled. 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.