The McHenry County Conservation District is currently seeking a seasonal to help in monitoring the status of rare plant species and in collecting and processing native seed from District sites.
Job responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Qualifications for this position include:
Involves work in all outdoor weather conditions as well as some indoor work. Work involves regular heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs). Prolonged periods of time spent walking, sitting and standing. The individual is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Requires a sighted individual to accurately identify plants, collect seed, and process seed. This work also requires an individual with normal hearing for interacting with employees and public. Possible work hazards include use of power equipment (i.e. string trimmers, atv, etc), loud noise from seed processing, smoke inhalation from controlled burns and contact with nature (i.e. bees, insects/spiders, poison ivy, etc.).
WORK PERIOD: 22.5 weeks starting May 22, 2017. 40 hour work week Monday through Friday.
CLOSING DATE: 3/1/2017
APPLICATION: Applicant must complete an online application located at www.mccdistrict.org.
Questions: Contact HR at 815-338-6223 x1237.
When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.