Career Opportunity Available

Village of Arlington HeightsHuman Resources Department 
33 S Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Temporary Summer Forestry Intern 

Public Works Department

The Village of Arlington Heights, a northwest suburb of Chicago, population 75,100 is seeking a temporary Forestry Intern in the Public Works Department for the summer. Applicants should be in the process of obtaining a degree in the field of Forestry, Forestry Management, Botany, Ecology or a related field. This position will require knowledge of tree identification and tree physiology. 

Applicant must be able to work independently and outdoors for an extended period of time. Computer skills in Microsoft Office and ESRI Software are a plus, but not required. Must be a minimum of 18 years old, ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to climb ladders, and operate power tools & equipment. 

Hours for this position will be scheduled between 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday through Friday, $18.00 per hour. A valid Driver’s License is required.  This position is temporary.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online seasonal application for employment available on the Village’s website at Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or e-mail to: The fax number is 847-368-5990. This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights please visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer 

The Village of Arlington Heights is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Diversity and inclusion are critical to our success.  We seek to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

 The Village continues to improve how we recruit, empower, and retain the most diverse and very best talent, ensuring careers in public service will continue to attract the brightest for coming generations.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a background check and pre-employment drug screen.