Develop, implement, maintain, and communicate a comprehensive urban forest management master plan and related programming including, but not limited to, tree inventory and health, inspection, assessment, and permitting throughout the City park system and urban City streets.
Performs tree risk assessments on trees in City right of way areas, and other properties. Works closely with other Parks & Recreation employees to resolve tree related issues discovered during tree risk assessments. Meets with citizens to discuss requests for tree maintenance/removal activities on City owned properties and in the Right-of-Way. Provides oversight to contractors for tree removal and trimming activities when needed. Incorporates GIS data of trees growing on City owned properties and public Right-of-Way collected by outside vendors and internal staff.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in urban forestry, park management, natural resource management, or related field and minimum of two (2) years’ progressively responsible experience or training in urban forest management; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.
Must possess or be able to obtain prior to hire a valid driver’s license.
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