CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
CITY ARBORIST $46,853 – $58,571 (grant-funded)
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE
Serves as Arborist for the Greening the Gateway Cities (GGC) Program, which is a State-funded grant that lasts through June 30, 2019; assesses, plans, manages and implements tree care for public and private trees in accordance with the grant; plants, trims and removes trees along public spaces; conducts other large-scale vegetation management projects; responds to tree emergencies including downed trees and limbs.
Two years of college-level coursework or an Associate’s degree in Arboriculture or related field. At least one year of experience with landscaping, management, heavy equipment operations or a related field. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be a Certified Arborist and hold a hoisting license (either State or I.S.A.). Valid Massachusetts driver’s license and good driving record.
For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 314, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. EEO. New Bedford has a residency requirement.