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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Division: FORESTRY
Job Status: Not Specified
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

FORESTRY SEASONAL                                                      $10.00 / hour

Assists full-time personnel with tree planting, landscaping, maintenance, tree trimming, and possible tree removal.  Seasonal employees also water and mulch trees.  Experience and knowledge in the operation of chainsaws, forestry hand tools, rope and saddle climbing, large truck driving and operating other forestry equipment preferred.  Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. 

 To apply visit: http://cityofmhk.com/1393/Apply-for-a-Job

 Questions:  contact Manhattan Parks & Recreation at (785) 587-2754  www.mhkprd.com