Seasonal Maintenance Worker at The McHenry County Conservation District

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Job ID: 3158285

Job Title: Seasonal Maintenance Worker

Company: McHenry County Conservation District

Job Type: Seasonal

Degrees Wanted: None Required

Majors Wanted: Any Major

Job Target: Any Job Target

Location: McHenry, IL 60050

Salary: $8.50 per hour

Job Description: The McHenry County Conservation District is seeking Seasonal Workers to assist Park Rangers in the daily maintenance of park sites for the 2013 season. Job

responsibilities include: · Mowing grass using push and zero turn/ front mount mowers and weed whipping. · Landscape maintenance including weeding and pruning. · Light maintenance work including painting and staining. · Trail work including trimming and erosion control. · Assist

with park rounds including trash pick-up and facility maintenance. · Maintains an awareness of worker safety guidelines and standards and applies these in performing daily activities and tasks.

· Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS: Qualifications for this position: · The knowledge equivalent of a High School diploma. Preferred experience in landscape or park maintenance work or an equivalent combination of education and experience. · Knowledge of the use of power tools and maintenance equipment. · Applicants should show enthusiasm towards the natural environment, enjoy working outdoors, and be able to work as a team member. · In the process of obtaining a Bachelors degree relating to the field of natural resources, or possess equivalent knowledge and experience working in the field of natural resources is preferred, but not required. · Possess a valid, current driver’s license with the ability to drive a motorized vehicle to perform various job related functions. · Driving a district vehicle is a requirement to perform the job responsibilities. Therefore, must be able to pass a work related pre-employment drug screening. WORKING CONDITIONS: Regular/normal work situations may call for physically demanding activities relating to heavy lifting (up to 50lbs), stooping, bending, crawling, crouching, climbing, standing, or walking a distance. Requires a sighted individual to safely and visually be able to use equipment and inspect sites. This work also requires an individual with normal hearing (corrected to within a normal audible range) for interacting with employees and for significant contact with the public Majority of the work is performed outside where a person may experience a variety of weather conditions. Possible work hazards include use of power equipment and contact with nature (i.e. bees, insects/spiders, poison ivy, etc.). SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be at least 18. CLOSING DATE: until positions are filled

Application Instructions: APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED TO: McHenry County Conservation

District, Attn: HR, PO Box 969, Woodstock, IL, 60098. For questions, call 815-338-6223 ext

1237. Application available at www.mccdistrict.org/web/ab-employment.

Contact: Jenny Heider

Address: 18410 U.S. Hwy 14, Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-338-6223

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