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.
As the successful candidate you will have your ISA Arborist certification or equivalent post-secondary diploma or degree in Forestry or Arboriculture, standard first aid and knowledge of WHMIS, TDG and OH&S. A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in arboriculture is required, municipal tree care operations and supervisory experience is an asset. The successful candidate will have the ability to operate various equipment utilized for parks operations such as an aerial lift truck, brush chipper, back hoe, mower including snow removal equipment for the multi-way system. The ability to work flexible hours, including early mornings and weekends, and a Class 3 license with a Q endorsement is a necessary for this position. The successful candidate must be willing to provide a current criminal record check and driver’s abstract as part of the hiring process.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at:
Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on March 3, 2020. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.