Grounds Worker - Arborist

at Champaign Park District in CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, United States

Job Description


The Arborist constructs and maintains Park District grounds and plant material, trees, and related facilities. The typical work week is 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. However, workweek hours may vary according to weather or seasonal demand. Some overtime hours during peak seasons is required.


  • Minimum 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated competence and at least three (3) years of experience in landscaping, turf, tree care, or horticulture.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a current State of Illinois pesticide operator license.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, plan, and implement projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to understand and work from written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to operate powered equipment as listed under Essential Functions.
  • Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment as per established procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Ability to obtain a valid Illinois Class C Driver’s License.
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Job Posting: 11837418

Posted On: Apr 17, 2024

Updated On: May 17, 2024

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