Seasonal Forestry Worker; West Des Moines

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The City of West Des Moines is looking for an Iowa resident to serve as a seasonal forestry worker.

The forester will: 

  • Removes trees and cleans up tree debris by hand or using various equipment
  • Performs tree maintenance to include trimming, removal, planting, watering, and mulching by hand or using various equipment
  • Keeps records of tree maintenance and removals
  • Snow removal activities to include; shoveling, operating snow blower; and spreading salt utilizing spreader and by hand
  • Performs tool and equipment maintenance, repairs and cleaning as assigned
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times.
  • Maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Learn more and apply now at West Des Moines' website!