PAID SEASONAL INTERN – URBAN FORESTRY (Public Works Dept.)
Hourly Pay Rate: $13.43 – $15.55 (DOQ)
Description Of Duties:
To assist the Village Forester with day to day inspections and operations and assist the forestry and landscape crews as needed during the months of May through August. We are flexible and willing to work with the student and college to modify the work program as needed for an internship. We can also reasonably modify the job functions to better fit the career goals of the student.
Responsibilities include entering data related to the pruning, treatment, removal, or planting of trees; Small tree care, including watering, pruning & mulching; Surveying for diseased & dead trees; Assisting with ground work for tree trimming and removals; Assisting with landscape design and installation; Performs forestry, landscape and irrigation inspections; Forestry office administration work including grant writing & plan reviews; General landscape maintenance including litter pick up, weeding, mulching, edging, and line trimming; Plants annuals, perennials, and small shrubs; Performs other duties, as assigned.
Required Training and Knowledge:
Must be a current student or recent graduate pursuing or holding a degree from an accredited institution in forestry, arboriculture, horticulture, turf management, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, or another closely related field. Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be at least 18 years of age.
Physical activities may include lifting, kneeling, squatting, walking, standing, or driving. The work is performed primarily outdoors and subject to temperature extremes, rain, or other inclement weather.
To be considered for this position, please submit a completed Village of Skokie Application for Employment to the Human Resources Office, Village of Skokie, 5127 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077 or by email to email@example.com April 18, 2022. Applications are available to download on the Skokie Jobs page at www.skokie.org.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, April 18, 2022
THE VILLAGE OF SKOKIE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER