Posted 4 weeks ago

Maintenance Tech II Grounds – Landscape Crew

Company: Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Category: Landscaping, Maintenance

 West Chicago

Type: Full Time

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County seeks Maintenance Tech Grounds, Landscape Crew members to join their team. The work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor in the installation and maintenance of turf, trees, roads, parking lots, streams, trails, and storm sewer systems in District preserves. Proper maintenance practices ensure the safety of all forest preserve users while maintaining healthy natural and recreational areas for all to enjoy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all aspects of landscape maintenance and landscape installation on District land.
  • Fine and rough mowing of general use areas and trails including pre-mowing cleanup.
  • Tree and shrub planting, mulching, irrigation, and maintenance.
  • Maintenance and installation of annual and perennial planting beds including both ornamental and native landscapes including edging, mulching, and herbicide application.
  • Debris and leaf collection in general use areas.
  • Fertilization and aeration of fine mowed areas.
  • Turf restoration utilizing industry best management practices.
  • Installation and maintenance of various types of hardscaping and water features.
  • Assist all other departmental crews as necessary.