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City Arborist

City of Milton

Posted: Dec. 6, 2018

End Date: Jan. 6, 2019

City Arborist
Milton, Georgia
Posted: December 6, 2018
End Date: Open Until Filled
Minimum Starting Salary is $52,434

The beautiful City of Milton is looking for a highly qualified individuals to serve as our City Arborist.
This position is responsible for interpreting and enforcing the city’s tree preservation/protection ordinances through plan review, site inspections, and public education.
Typical duties include:
  • Interprets, explains, applies, and ensures compliance with provisions of city ordinances pertaining to tree preservation, tree protection, and tree replacement; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
  • Reviews development plans and drawings, tree protection plans, and related documents in relation to tree preservation; verifies compliance of plans with tree preservation/protection ordinance; approves or disapproves tree plans as appropriate; discusses problem areas and corrective actions with applicants.
  • Conducts site inspections during all construction stages to ensure compliance with approved plans relating to tree protection and tree replacement; evaluates condition/health of trees; determines hazardous conditions involving trees; conducts compliance inspections of commercial properties one year after completion of construction.
  • Provides technical assistance and information to developers, landscapers, property owners, the public, or others regarding tree preservation/protection guidelines, ordinances, plan reviews, procedures, documentation, or other issues; meets with clients at sites or in office; responds to questions and complaints; researches problems/complaints and initiates problem resolution.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Horticulture or closely related field; two (2) years of experience in urban forestry, tree preservation, or code compliance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess and maintain International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist certification.  Must possess a valid driver’s license, satisfactory MVR and the ability to attain a valid Georgia Driver’s License.
For prompt consideration, send your resume to recruiter@cityofmiltonga.us
Sam Trager
Human Resources Director
City of Milton
2006 Heritage Walk
Milton, GA 30004