City of Portland - Urban Forestry
Portland, OR, USA
About this position :
The Arborist II position provides advanced ground support for all tree related activities including activities such as rigging, traffic and pedestrian control . Work is performed in a field environment, outdoors in all weather conditions, negotiating rough terrain and working around traffic. Incumbents may be required to lift up to 100 pounds. Arborists work out of Urban Forestry Headquarters, East Delta Park, Portland.
As an Arborist II, you will:
Prune, remove, apply pest treatment, and plant trees accessible by ground, ladder, or aerial man lift.
Operate and maintain equipment, tools, and vehicles used in the care of trees including but not limited to small to mid-size tractors and attachments, trailers, tree spades, air compressors, chippers, stump grinders, and chainsaws.
Exam trees for hazards and conditions, recognizing pest problems and applying treatment following Federal, State,...