URBAN FORESTRY SPECIALIST PT - PUBLIC WORKS
Provides technical, professional, and advisory services to residents and city personnel regarding forestry and horticulture and assists in a variety of technical activities designed to promote and maintain a healthy urban forest ecosystem. Provides the public and city personnel with technical and professional guidance related to controlling shade tree diseases (Dutch Elm, Oak Wilt, Emerald Ash Borer) and hazardous trees on public and private property within the city.
Tree Inspector Certification; Working toward a degree in Urban Forestry, Horticulture, or related field; Ability to read maps and use a compass, work outdoors, walk on uneven surfaces, and through varied terrain; Valid Class D Driver’s License; One year experience with word processing and spreadsheet applications; Familiarity with mobile iPad GIS technology; Excellent verbal and written skills.
Course work in dendrology, entomology, and pathology; Two years of experience in urban forestry, horticulture, or related field; Working knowledge of site preparation, planting techniques, and associated maintenance of reforestation projects.
Hours: This is a part time, 28 hour per week, position.
Wage: $21.68 - $26.97 per hour. This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees union.
Applications are available from the City Hall Information Window, on the City’s website at www.columbiaheightsmn.gov, by e-mailing Nancy Becker at email@example.com, or by calling 763-706-3606. To be considered for this position, a City application form MUST be completely filled out and returned to the HR Director / Assistant City Manager, 590 40th Avenue NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is open until filled with priority given to applications received by 4:30 pm, Friday, May 3, 2019. Applicants may submit any other data they feel is pertinent to their consideration. Resumes will be accepted in addition to, but not in lieu of, a City application.
Required: Employment Application
Job Posting: Urban Forestry Specialist PT - Public Works
Job Description: Urban Forestry Specialist PT - Public Works
Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria
50% Experience & Training Rating
50% Oral Interview
Position is open until filled with priority given to applications received by 4:30 pm, Friday, May 3, 2019.
Deadline for Applying : Open until filled