Title: Grounds Extra Help
Location: Allerton Park & Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Rd., Monticello, IL 61856
Position Description: Main job duties include general landscape maintenance including but not limited to: weeding, mulching, watering, planting, raking, digging, pruning, trimming, edging, string trimming and other duties as assigned. Some road work and other project based work as assigned.
Qualifications: Applicants working towards a degree in horticulture/landscape architecture or related field preferred but not required. Experience using power equipment (string trimmer, mower, tractor, etc.) Experience in outdoor/park district/conservation/landscaping work preferred. Position will require working outdoors under potentially adverse conditions. Successful applicants must have good interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and in a team situation.
-Work ~37.5 hrs./week and some nights/weekends/holidays
-Able to responsibly operate power equipment such as string trimmer, mower, tractor, ATV, etc.
-Have a valid driver license and provide own transportation to work site
-Flexible and able to work in a fast paced work environment
-Able to lift and carry up to 70 pounds and perform rigorous physical activity
-Dependable and have a desire to work outdoors
-Ability to work in hot, wet, humid and buggy conditions
Contact: Micah Putman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 217-300-9914
To Apply: Send a letter of interest and resume to:
Allerton Park and Retreat Center
515 Old Timber Rd.
Monticello, IL 61856