Forest Preserve seeks fall seasonal employees

By on August 19, 2010

Kane County—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is now accepting applications for various seasonal fall positions, including two maintenance-field operations staff and one trades intern.

Applicants for positions must be 18 or older, able to work outdoors in adverse weather, possess a valid driver’s license, and able to maintain an enthusiastic, courteous, positive attitude and team spirit.

Trades positions involve building and structural maintenance and repair work, carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, masonry and roofing. Hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Maintenance-field operations seasonals will help mow and maintain picnic areas, trails, parking lots and roadways; assist with maintenance and repair of buildings and structures; operate various hand and power landscape and construction equipment; and other custodial work. First shift is 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Second shift is 12:30 to 9 p.m., Sunday through Saturday. Shifts may include holidays.

A signed, original application must be submitted to the Forest Preserve District. Fax and e-mail applications are not accepted.

For more information, see the “Employment Opportunities” section of the Forest Preserve District’s website at If you have questions, contact Human Resources Assistant Betsy Scaletta at (630) 208-8662 or e-mail The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.