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Natural Areas Technician

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Report to one of three locations (In Job Description)


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Feb 3, 2022

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Note Job Closes February 23, 2022


Candidates must be able to report to one or multiple service yards:

1000 East Oakwood Blvd. Chicago, IL 60653

3730 E 95th St. Chicago, IL 60617

11555 S Stony Island Ave. Chicago, IL 60633


Under immediate supervision, performs manual labor and operates equipment in support of natural areas restoration activities conducted at Park District facilities, and natural areas. Oversees and instructs employees in ecological restoration tasks. Coursework in Ecology, Horticulture, Botany, Biology or related field, supplemented by a minimum of two years of experience performing ecological activities, overseeing a crew; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of ecological restoration. Considerable knowledge of the safe application of pesticides, fungicides, etc. Considerable knowledge in plant identification. Skill in the safe operation of equipment and machinery used in land management and ecological restoration. Effective oral and written communication skills.

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