Corps members work year-round to remove invasive species and restore native plants throughout the Forest Preserves of Cook County. We are seeking Crew Members from diverse communities for a program that provides valuable skills and certifications that could lead to a long-term career in natural land management or other environmental jobs. Crew Members will collaborate with a team of four Crew Members, an Assistant Crew
Manager and a Crew Manager, working together outdoors removing invasive species and conducting other physical work to restore health to the preserves. Crew Members are expected to complete a number of trainings through Friends and the Forest Preserves of Cook County. They are also expected to participate in group presentations at local conferences and events.
This announcement is for our 2018/2019 program year that begins on March 7th, 2018.
This position will run from March 7th, 2018 to February 22nd, 2019; 7.5 hours/day; 30 hours per week. Crew schedule is Wednesday-Saturday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm (workday may begin as early as 6:00 am). Additional workdays may be added to the schedule and this schedule can change depending on weather and season.
Benefits & Pay:
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