Looking for a great summer job?
The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is seeking applicants for 2019 summer-seasonal positions and internships.
The following full-time positions are available:
- Horticulturist/garden seasonal
- Maintenance-field operations seasonals
- Naturalist intern/seasonal
- Office assistant seasonal
All applicants must be 18 years of age or older, except the naturalist intern/seasonal, which must be age 16 or older. All candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, and able to maintain an enthusiastic, courteous, positive attitude and team spirit.
Job duties differ by position. The horticulturist/garden seasonal will carry-out the proper pruning and horticultural practices of existing plant materials, and maintain the gardens and grounds of Fabyan Forest Preserve. Hours are typically 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and will include some Saturdays.
Maintenance-field operations seasonals will help mow and maintain picnic areas, trails, parking lots and roadways; assist with maintenance and repair of buildings and structures; operate various hand and power tools, landscape and construction equipment; and perform general labor. Hours are limited to a 40-hour work week and may include shift work, weekends and holidays.
The naturalist intern will work with the district’s environmental education staff to plan and conduct various nature programs. Interns will assist in teaching and leading activities, and assist the naturalist staff with daily operation of the Nature Center. Hours are typically 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and may include weekends, evenings and holidays.
The office assistant seasonal will scan paper files and organize them electronically; establish an inventory of files; and perform other computer project work as needed for various departments. Hours are typically 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For more information, see the “Employment Opportunities” section of the Forest Preserve District’s web site at www.kaneforest.com.
All candidates must apply online at http://www.kaneforest.com/employment/apply.aspx
If you have questions, contact Human Resources Specialist Betsy Scaletta at 630-208-8662 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
SOURCE: Forest Preserve District of Kane County news release
About the Forest Preserve District of Kane County
The Forest Preserve District of Kane County acquires, holds and maintains land to preserve natural and historic resources, habitats, flora and fauna. The district restores, restocks, protects and preserves open space for the education, recreation and pleasure of Kane County citizens.
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