Tree Survey Internship
The goal of this project is to catalog the location, species, and quality of each tree in public locations on James Island. In doing so, trees that require maintenance may be identified and those that are in poor condition replaced. Training in the collection of data related to the species, size, and health of trees will be provided as well as instruction related to data entry using the Geothinq platform. While not required, experience in working with field data collection methods, surveying, or coursework in plant taxonomy, plant ecology or geospatial sciences would be helpful. You must have your own transportation. A stipend is available to qualified applicants and students are encouraged to apply for internship credit through the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Program. Interested applicants should email their resume to email@example.com. Position open until filled.
Part-time Groundskeeping Position (Construction Maintenance Worker I)
The Town of James Island has the following position open: Part-time Groundskeeper
This position will be in the Public Works Department and under the supervision of the Public Works Director. Duties will include grass cutting, bushhog work, planting, facility and roadside vegetative maintenance, maintaining tools and equipment, assisting with drainage maintenance, traffic control, tree removal (no tree climbing or bucket truck work). Assist with concrete and asphalt work, building/property maintenance and other duties as assigned. Assist with emergency operations as needed.
Position qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent, ability to operate motorized equipment with various attachments, ability to operate power tools, one year field experience in groundskeeping or property maintenance, ability to interact with the public and get along well with co-workers, ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in extreme weather conditions, ability to lift 90 pounds, ability to follow oral and written instructions and policies. Must have and be able to maintain a valid driver’s license and pass initial and random drug screenings.
This is a part-time position with a flexible schedule. Anticipated work per week is between 20 to 28 hours at $14 per hour.
Position open until filled.