Village of Skokie

The Village of Skokie is a picturesque community located within Cook County, and it is located approximately sixteen miles northwest of downtown Chicago and three miles west of Lake Michigan. Skokie shares a common border with Chicago, Evanston, Niles, Lincolnwood and Morton Grove.

With over 66,000 residents widely diverse in cultural, ethnic and religious background, Skokie is the 18th largest municipality in Illinois.

Mar 28, 2024
Internship- Paid
Village of Skokie
The Village of Skokie is currently seeking qualified candidates to work as a paid intern in the Forestry division of our Public Works Dept.  In this challenging and rewarding position you will assist the Village Forester with day-to-day inspections and operations in managing the Village’s urban forest and assist the forestry and landscape crews as needed during the months of May through August. We are flexible and willing to work with the student and college to modify the work program as needed for an internship. We can also reasonably modify the job functions to better fit the career goals of the student.   Responsibilities include entering data related to the pruning, treatment, removal, or planting of trees; Small tree care, including watering, pruning & mulching; Surveying for diseased & dead trees; Assisting with ground work for tree trimming and removals; Assisting with landscape design and installation; Performs forestry, landscape and irrigation inspections;...