Posting ID: 20-34
Parks Arborist (Operator)
Permanent, Full-Time - 40 hours/week
This position has been deemed safety sensitive by the employer and as such is subject to
pre-employment and post-incident drug and alcohol testing
Department: Public Services
Classification Level: $60,798.40 - $76,089.00 / annum
Reports To: Leads, Parks and Open Spaces
At the City of Leduc, our mission is People. Building. Community. We offer a collaborative and dynamic workplace where our values of Teamwork, Service, and Respect, guide our conduct, and contribute to a healthy culture. If you would like to work as part of a progressive organization and enjoy a fast- paced environment, then this may be the opportunity for you. We are currently recruiting for an Arborist to provide support to our Parks department.
This position is provides technical information and expertise for the management of the Urban Forest within the City of Leduc, performing annual urban forestry duties including the following: pruning, removals, stump grinding, tree hazard mitigation including cabling and bolting, tree risk assessments and requires seasonal planning and coordination of budget, equipment and staff under the supervision of the Manager and the Leads of the Parks and Open Spaces department. The Arborist is required to attend tree inspections for Final Acceptance Certificates (FAC) and Construction Compliance Certificates (CCC). There is a possibility of playing a role in representing the City of Leduc on community initiatives like Communities in Bloom (CIB), Leduc Environmental Advisory Board (LEAB) or Tree Canada initiatives.