Ranger Technician Intern/Seasonal

Forest Preserve District of Kane County Published: August 5, 2020
Location
Hampshire, Illinois
Job Type
Internship
Categories
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Planning / Land Use / Skilled Labor/ Technical /
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Description

~ The mission of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is to acquire, hold and maintain lands within Kane County that contribute to the preservation of natural and historic resources, habitats, flora, and fauna; and to restore, restock, protect and preserve such lands for the education, recreation, and pleasure of all its citizens. Our goal is to preserve and restore the nature of Kane County. ~

Internship Overview

The Planning and Operations Department has Ranger Technician intern/seasonal positions available for the 2020 summer/fall season.

  • Location: Muirhead Springs Forest Preserve, North Operations, Hampshire, Illinois 
  •  Hours: Limited to a 40-hour workweek (may include shiftwork, weekends and holidays).
  • Starting Salary Range: $10-$11.00 per hour.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Mows and maintains picnic areas, trails, parking lots, and roadways.
  • Performs custodial work as required and assigned, including: cleaning & sanitizing rest rooms and replenishing supplies; cleaning spills; ground litter pick up and dumping garbage.
  • Assists with semi-skilled maintenance and repairs of buildings and structures.
  • Drives trucks and trailers to deliver equipment and materials to job sites.
  • Operates various hand and power landscape and construction equipment.
  • Insures proper maintenance of equipment and tools; performs routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Assist with reservation room setup and take down for rental facilities.
  • Maintains necessary records of work completed; maintains equipment log.
  • Assists the public as needed.
  • General labor.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ability to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions.
  • Enthusiastic, courteous, positive attitude and team spirit.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Current and valid Illinois driver’s license that is free from suspension or revocation during term of employment; must maintain insurability with the District’s fleet carrier.
  • Employment is subject to successful results of a criminal history background investigation and satisfactory completion of a physical and drug screen.

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply on Company Website" below.
  • All candidates must apply on-line.
  • Position until filled.

Contact Us:

  • Forest Preserve District of Kane County, Betsy Scaletta, Human Resources Generalist, 1996 South Kirk Road, Suite 320, Geneva, Illinois 60134
  • Tel: (630) 208-8662; Email: hrforest@kaneforest.com
  • Web: https://kaneforest.com/careers

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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