Landscape Assistant (Seasonal position)


Organization : Village of Wilmette
Job Category : Grounds and Urban Forestry
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Wilmette
Salary and Benefits : $12.73/hr

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the seasonal Landscape Assistant position working in the Engineering & Public Works Department. The person in this position will work approximately 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm) through the month of October.

General Responsibilities:

The person in this position will work under the general direction of the Street Superintendent and will be responsible for the installation of shrubs, annuals, bulbs, trees and perennials, maintenance of landscape beds, pruning, trimming, cultivating, mulching, and any other related work assignments. The essential functions of this job will require the individual to drive a village vehicle and perform extensive physical manual labor tasks to include walking, squatting, bending, reaching, etc.

Position Requirements:

The successful candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent, and possess a valid Class D driver’s license. The candidate should have experience in landscaping work, be familiar with tools and equipment used in the industry. 

Hourly Wage:

The starting hourly wage $12.73/hr.

Selection Process:

Candidates should be prepared to undergo a pre-employment physical examination, back evaluation, including a drug and alcohol screening, a thorough background investigation, and driver’s license records check. Interested candidates should complete an employment application which can be downloaded from the Village’s website at and e-mailed to Paper submissions will not be accepted. The position will remain open until filled.

The Village of Wilmette is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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