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Urban Forestry Arborist II, City of Longview (Longview, WA)

By Conni Kunzler | October 28, 2016

Deadline: Open until filled.

Responsible for performing specialized functions such as evaluating the condition of trees, make recommendations for the tree care, and provide the services needed such as pruning, fertilization, and insect and disease control and to perform related work as required.

Requirements: A High School Diploma or GED. Three years of full-time experience in arboriculture; or two year degree in arboriculture and two years of full-time practical experience; or a four year degree in a related field and one year of full-time practical experience. Licensing requirements; ISA Certified Arborist (or ability to obtain within 12 months), First Aid/CPR Certification (or ability to obtain), Traffic Control Flagging Certification (or ability to obtain), Class B Commercial Drivers License with airbreaks endorsement (or ability to obtain within 6 months or as scheduled) (ability to obtain tanker endorsement as assigned), Agriculture Certification (as assigned), Pesticide Applicator License (as assigned).

Compensation: $21.88 – $28.07 per hour, plus excellent benefits

Application instructions/more information: To apply and for more detailed information about this career opportunity, visit the website, www.mylongview.com. Recruitment open until filled, with first review of applications on 11/28/16. ADA/EEO/WLAD/Drug-Free Workplace.

Longview, Washington (pop. 36,000) is located in Southwest Washington along the scenic Columbia River Basin nestled between Portland, OR and Seattle, WA. Longview is a comfortable and affordable community with close proximity to larger city amenities as well as abundant outdoor recreational activities in the Cascade Mountains, Pacific beaches, and numerous rivers and lakes.

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