Natural Areas Worker

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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. High School Graduation or equivalent GED and coursework in Ecology, Horticulture, Botany, Biology or related field; supplemented with at least one year of work and/or volunteer experience in natural areas restoration. Must be able to lift >50 lbs. Knowledge of local native flora and/or possess basic plant identification skills.Ability to operate equipment such as chainsaws, brush-cutters, tractors or skid steers. Skill with herbicide application, invasive species management and restoration techniques. Ability to follow written and oral instructions.