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This position uses the livestock and physical facilities of Kline Creek Farm to demonstrate and educate visitors about 1890s farm life.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Education and Experience Required
Related Experience: Two (2) years experience in the daily care of farm animals and maintenance of equipment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Knowledge Of: Farm animal care in a living history setting; farm operation techniques.
Skills In: Using farm equipment, including trucks, tractors and utility vehicles; using a variety of tools; repair of mechanical tools and equipment; understanding verbal and written instructions; demonstrating and interacting with the public in a safe manner.
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Hours & Schedule: The schedule varies due to season/program needs, which may include weekends and holidays. Hours will not exceed 780 hours in a 12-month period.
Pay Rate: $16.3072 - $21.7428
Location: Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago, IL
Comments: Uniforms provided, safety boot and safety glasses allowance. Intermittent Position- No Benefits
Working Environment: Work outdoors in all weather conditions.
Equal Employment Policy: As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County complies with Federal, State, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. The Forest Preserve District makes all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sex (wages), genetics, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, retaliation, or other unlawful considerations.
*Applications must be filled out to their entirety, including the electronic signature, to be considered for this position. Resumes may be included but are not accepted in lieu of the application.
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