Seasonal Intern - Urban Forestry

Location: Waterloo, IA
Deadline: April 30, 2014

POSITION:

Seasonal Intern - Urban Forestry (temporary position up to 120 calendar days).

DUTIES:

This position assists City forestry crews in day-to-day operations of tree trimming, tree removal, stump removal, tree planting and any other forestry or park-related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and able to work outdoors in all types of weather. Must have good driving record based on the City of Waterloo’s driver performance criteria. Applicant must provide and wear steel-toed shoes while working. Individual must submit to pre- employment, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug testing. Failure to pass pre- employment drug test will result in withdrawal of employment offer. Failure to pass alcohol or drug testing after employment begins will result in immediate termination.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have completed the first year of forestry curriculum or curriculum in closely related field at college level. Must have current and valid Iowa driver’s license with good driving record based on the City of Waterloo’s driver performance criteria.

WAGE:

$10 per hour. Time and one-half after 40 hours in specified workweek. No insurance or benefits.

START DATE:

May 2014 through August 2014.

HOURS:

7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, one-half hour unpaid lunch. Minimal overtime.

To apply contact:

Waterloo Leisure Services, 1101 Campbell Ave., Waterloo, Iowa, 50701. Phone (319) 291-4370. Fax (319) 291-4297.