Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor supporting the Trails and Streams crew in the construction, installation, and maintenance of trails and streams.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Performs trail maintenance, which includes surface repair, trimming, brush chipping, drainage maintenance and installation
· Assists with trail construction and installation of the new trail surface
· Patch trail and remains from washes outs
· Assist with stream clearing/dam removal; clear river bank and remove river debris that may cause obstruction
· Address assigned work orders
· Perform other duties as assigned
Education and Experience Required
Additional Information: Must be 18 years of age or older by the first day of employment.
Hours: Mid May-August; Monday-Friday; 40 hours per week
Preferred Experience: Experience in the operation of maintenance equipment preferred.
Special training or other licenses, certification,etc.: Must have a valid Driver’s License.
Skills In: Identification of trees, shrubs, native grasses, wildflowers, and exotic weeds for horticulture aspects of preserve management; safe and proper operation and maintenance of a variety of grounds equipment; performing manual labor tasks; understanding and following verbal or written instructions; maintaining effective working relationships.
Onboarding/Training Requirements: Criminal Background Check
Driver’s License Check
National Sex Offender Registry Check
Application: Candidates must complete the application process in its entirety, including the Pre-Screen Questions, to be considered for this position. Resumes may be included, but are not accepted in lieu of the application.
Equal Employment Policy: As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County complies with Federal, State, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. The Forest Preserve District makes all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sex (wages), genetics, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, retaliation, or other unlawful considerations.
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County RP089 is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled