Natural Areas Worker (Seasonal)

Job Location

Chicago

On-Site

Type of Job

Full-Time

Salary

20.55/hr

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Published Date

Apr 15, 2022

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The Chicago Park District is now hiring Seasonal Worker positions on the Natural Areas Crew. The Natural Areas Crew is responsible for ecological restoration and management of the CPD’s prairies, woodlands, and wetlands. Duties include:

• Using conservation and restoration methods to improve the overall quality of natural areas, including mowing, herbicide application, hand pulling, and planting.
• Identifying and learning both native and non-native flora relevant to the region.
• Trail maintenance, fence repairs, garbage removal, and general park upkeep.
• Engaging communities and working with volunteer groups to connect people to nature and  promote environmental education.

The position is 35-40 hrs/week for 6 months
Pay is $20.55/hr.

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

Candidates must be able to perform manual labor and be comfortable working in all weather conditions. Candidates will be required to obtain a pesticide license and apply herbicides.

 

Apply online by May 1

Visit : chicagoparkdistrict.com/jobs to apply!