Arborist Job Description

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The Arborist provides support to Technical Services – Horticulture, Ride and Show, and Facilities Maintenance departments, as well as other divisions, with all aspects and requirements for tree maintenance, removal and relocation. Shall obtain and hold a MOT (Maintenance of Traffic) card for lane closures and traffic maintenance.

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The Arborist is primarily responsible for performing all technical aspects of managing an urban forestry program. This includes tree trimming, pruning, planting, transplanting, watering, fertilizing, tree removal, insect identification, pest identification, and inventory. The position has frequent contact with residents in the community regarding vegetation requirements defined in the municipal code. Issues citations and cooperatively works with citizens to address concerns and comply with the code. Assists in other division responsibilities such as snow removal, staging special events, or park management activities.

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Work performed by Arborists involves tree care operations such as planting, trimming, insect and disease control and removal of tree limbs and debris considering all surroundings before, during, and after tree care activities. This includes the utilization of various hand tools and other equipment used in the care and maintenance of trees and shrubs. Individuals in this job class respond to calls from the public regarding potentially unsafe circumstances, such as low hanging branches, fallen trees, and debris. An individual in this job requires excellent customer service skills to be able to handle members of the public who may be upset. An Arborist in the Merit System receives assignments from a supervisor, and generally operates with autonomy. Supervisors may give additional instructions for new, difficult, or unusual assignments.

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The Arborist oversees the implementation of business unit vegetation management. This position ensures compliance with all laws and regulations. Employees is in this position develop action plans to improve inspection and work performance and quality. Employees in this role drive reliability improvements, increase customer experience and satisfaction and ensure work execution within established guidelines and budgets. Employees respond to elevated customer concerns and make decisions with impact to company brand. Employees in this role respond to customer outages during regular weather and natural disasters.

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Are you looking for a position with a work/life balance? Do you want to earn four weeks off during your first year of employment? Do you want low and no cost health insurance options? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to complete your application now. Work for the city you love!!! The Public Works Department is actively seeking an Arborist.

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The primary purpose of the position is to function as an Arborist in implementing schedules and assignments for approximately two crew members for daily maintenance functions when supervisor is not on site.

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The purpose of the Arborist position in the Department of City Planning is to enforce the City's tree ordinance and to assist citizens with tree-related problems and questions. Duties include, but are not limited to: evaluating tree health per City Code; issuing removal permits when trees are dead, dying, or hazardous; inspecting construction sites to determine compliance with approved construction plans; inspecting construction sites for compliance and issuance of final certificates of occupancy; posting public notice of potential tree removal; issuing fines and fees for failure to meet tree preservation requirements of City Code; entering details of inspections and status updates in database; and representing Arborist Division in tree conservation commission appeal hearings. The incumbent must ensure that best in class customer service is provided to both internal and external customers and embrace, support, and promote the City’s core values, beliefs, and culture.

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We are looking for a new Arborist to join our office. Our ideal candidate is driven, self-directed, has a passion for plant health care, expertise in tree and plant identification and outstanding customer service skills.

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We are currently seeking a full-time Arborist to join our growing team. This is a unique opportunity to combine your passion for arboriculture and enthusiasm for sharing knowledge to establish positive client relationships. As an Arborist, you will play an integral role in helping grow our business by developing and maintaining long-term client relationships. You will be responsible for visiting client properties, assessing their tree and shrub care needs, and providing scientific tree and shrub care recommendations.

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We are looking for an Arborist who is passionate about the environment and the field of arboriculture to join our growing team. The role of a sales arborist requires meeting potential and existing clients at their properties to assess and define their tree service needs and develop relationships. The applicant must be proficient at identifying different plants and shrubs, indicators of insect or disease-related issues, and other health and structure related issues that affect plants. In addition, a strong applicant will be capable of prescribing the appropriate course of action as well as accurately estimating the associated time and cost of treatments/services.

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