Crew Supervisor

Organization: Greencorps Chicago [more info]
Salary: $21.50+ DOE
Duties and
Responsibilities:
• Oversee the daily operation of a crew
• Supervise and oversee crews on projects
• Assist in onsite training of crew members
• Regular reporting on trainee performance
• Work with staff to resolve personnel issues
• Load, maintain, and inventory assigned equipment
• Ensure crew is wearing necessary personal protective equipment at all times
• Learn, teach, and apply safety practices
• Ensure all required tools and equipment are transported to the site and are in proper working order
• Engage participants and provide additional training
• Attend and contribute to weekly supervisor meetings
• Properly plant and care for trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals.
• Apply herbicides as needed to control invasive species
• Construct hardscapes such as fencing, raised beds, benches, etc...
• Maintain mature landscape projects through hand weeding, brush cutting, edging, hedge trimming, and mulching
• Operate chainsaw, chipper, and other equipment
• Operate all trucks & equipment in a safe and responsible manner
• Transport crew members in Greencorps vehicles
• Identify local plant species, particularly invasive plants
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: • At least 21 years of age
• Ability to lift 50 pounds
• Valid driver’s license with good driving record (insurable)
• Previous work experience in landscape maintenance, ecological restoration, tree care, or green infrastructure
• Previous experience with industry equipment and tools
• Licensed Illinois Pesticide Applicator (testing opportunities provided by Greencorps upon hire)
• First Aid/CPR/AED certification (training provided by Greencorps upon hire)
• S130/190 or Chicago Wilderness Rx Burn Crew Member certification a plus
• Pass random drug screenings
• Able to work Monday – Friday, occasional Saturdays
Teen Opportunity: No
How to Apply: Please send Cover Letter and Resume to Saul Monreal at smonreal@wrdenvironmental.com
Address: 445 N Sacramento Blvd, Chicago, IL, 60612
Categories: Education, Other, Restoration Technician
Type: Full-Time Job
Timeframe: Seasonal
Contact: Saul Monreal
Project Manager
phone (630)460-0617
smonreal@wrdenvironmental.com
(Posted: 1/13/23)

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