LANDSCAPE ASSISTANT (SEASONAL POSITION) JOB IN WILMETTE
Village of Wilmette
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$17.63 per hour
Landscape Assistant (Seasonal position)
The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the seasonal Landscape Assistant position working in the Engineering & Public Works Department. This position will work 40 hours per week from Monday through Friday and will not work more than 1,000 hours for the year.
The person in this position will work under the general direction of the Street Superintendent and will be responsible for the maintenance of landscape beds, including but not limited to watering, pruning/trimming, cultivating, mulching, the installation of shrubs, annuals, bulbs, and perennials, 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, bending, reaching, etc.
The successful candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent (at least 18 years of age) and possess a valid Class D driver’s license. The candidate should have experience in landscaping work and be familiar with hand tools and other equipment used in the industry. The successful candidate will be required to provide their own safety boots; all other PPE will be provided by the Village.
The starting wage is $17.63 per hour.
The hiring process will entail an interview with members of Public Works. A candidate who receives a conditional offer of employment will need to successfully complete a pre-employment physical to include a drug and alcohol screening, reference checks, and a driver’s license record verification.